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GALLERY HOURS: TUE - SUN, 12pm TO 4PM | FREE ADMISSION
22 MARINE ST., ST. AUGUSTINE, FL 32084 | (904) 824-2310

CALL FOR ART: Spring Members Show

April 5 – 28

In-Gallery & Online

This bi-annual exhibit of STAAA members features a variety of works by emerging, seasoned and professional artists.

Works may be any subject, style or media. Judged only for awards. Artist must be an active STAAA member.

Not a Member yet?

Members receive discounts on exhibit entry fees, art sale commissions, workshops, and may show their work in the Fall and Spring Members Shows – which are only judged for awards! You can join at the same time as entering your work, or do it separately by clicking the button below!

Not sure if your Membership is still active?

If you don’t remember paying your membership dues recently, it may be time to renew! Membership renewal notices can sometimes be overlooked or forgotten, so check if your membership is still active by clicking the button below!

“Manatee Number One”
by Brian Holbert

What can I enter? 

  • Member artists may submit ONE (1) original 2D or 3D work in any medium, subject or style.
  • 2D works may be no larger than 48 inches on any side including the frame.
  • 3D works may be no larger than 36 in x 24 in x 24 in to fit on a pedestal; 60 in high x 36 in x 36 in for free-standing 3D art.
  • 2D works must be ready to hang with secure wire on back.

For full exhibit guidelines, see below.

“All Seeing Eyes” 
by Matthew Altenbach
“Mannequin in Paris” 
by Gerald Branch

How is the show judged?

Entry fees are NONREFUNDABLE

All judging takes place in-person, not from the digital images submitted. 

All works entered by active STAAA members that meet the presentation/hanging requirements will be accepted and listed online in the Spring Members Show. If your membership is not active, you will be contacted to renew your membership before your work can be officially accepted. 

  • After entering online, works MUST be brought to the gallery by the drop off dates listed below. Judging for awards takes place in-person (not from the digital photos submitted) after the Artwork Drop-Off hours have concluded.
  • Key factors that judges look at: planning & composition, proficiency & execution, presentation. Judge’s decisions are final.
  • You will be notified on Thursday via phone call if:
    • You win an award. (But we won’t tell you what you won!)
    • Your work was not accepted. (We ask that you pick it up at your earliest convenience!)
    • Awards will be presented during First Friday Art Walk (April 5) at 7:00pm.

Awards include the Jean Wagner Troemel Best in Show award ($500), The Alice and Clark Alger Most Creative Award ($250) and First through Fourth places.

“Blues and Browns”
by Jessie Cook

When do I drop off & pick up my artwork?

Upon completing the online form and making your payment, you will receive an email that confirms the receipt of submission. This email will include all the details, which are also on the entry page and listed below, about delivering your artwork in time for judging. It is the artist’s responsibility to make sure their work is ready and brought to the gallery (located at 22 Marine Street, St. Augustine, FL 32084) by the receiving dates and times listed below and that work is promptly retrieved at the end of the show.

REMINDER: Work left after 60 days is considered an unrestricted donation to the St. Augustine Art Association. 

Tuesday, April 2 (11:30 AM – 5:30 PM)

Wednesday, April 3 (11:30 AM – 5:30 PM)

Sunday, April 28 (12:00 PM – 4:00 PM)

Tuesday, April 30 (11:30 AM – 5:30 PM)

Wednesday, May 1 (11:30 AM – 5:30 PM)

“Laundry Day”
by Dara Dodson
“Stormy”
by Jenn Barker-Zeveney
“Imagine That”
by Siv Spurgeon

What are the exhibit guidelines?

Artists may enter ONE (1) original 2D or 3D work in any medium, subject or style.

  • Works may be no larger than 48 inches on any side, including the frame.
  • More than one work submitted by one artist will not be accepted and refunds will not be given.
  • Works may not have been previously exhibited in any STAAA show where awards were given out.
  • Artwork will be displayed both in-gallery AND online. Works must be delivered to the gallery to be judged for awards and to be listed for sale online.
  • All entry fees are NONREFUNDABLE, even if an entry is juried out or an artist fails to deliver it in time for judging. It is the artist’s responsibility to make sure their work is ready and brought to the gallery by the receiving dates and times listed above and that work is promptly retrieved at the end of the show. REMINDER: Work left after 60 days is considered an unrestricted donation to the St. Augustine Art Association.

Presentation Requirements

Works and frames must be dry, with wire the length of the back secure on back for hanging (2D) and framed or gallery-wrapped with a minimum of 1.5 inch thick finished (painted) edges. ABSOLUTELY NO SAWTOOTH HANGERS! FRAMED PIECES MUST BE SECURE IN THE FRAME. Unfinished edges include: dirt marks or paint smudges, paint spilling over the edge (even the slightest amount), fraying canvas. Do not use tape on your edges. Any canvases with edges less than 1.5in thick must be framed.

Ineligible Artwork

  • 2D Artwork that is not secure in its frame (if framed) or unsteady 3D work.
  • Artwork that has been exhibited in any STAAA show where awards were given out.
  • Giclees or reproductions.
  • Artwork over 48 inches on any side including the frame.
  • Kits or mass-produced items.
  • Plagiarism: if your piece is a recreation of someone else’s image or work of art and not obviously made different, consider entering something else.
“Ivy on Oak”
by Maura Hendry

How do I enter? 

To submit your artwork:

  1. Complete the online form below.
  2. Upload high-quality image(s) of your artwork (jpg, png, jpeg, pdf; max file size is 5MB). Make sure your file name does not have any punctuation or special characters (periods and dashes are the only acceptable characters besides letters and numbers for file names).
  3. Provide your payment information and click the “Submit” button. Artwork submitted without payment will not be accepted or presented to the judge.
  4. You should receive a confirmation email within a few minutes outlining the details on delivering the artwork to the gallery in time for judging. Check your spam folder if you do not see it in your inbox. If you do NOT receive a confirmation email, your submission did not go through. Check your spam folder.
  5. Bring your artwork to the gallery on the Receiving dates and times listed above.

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Enter online by Monday, April 1, 3:00 PM

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  • $15 per piece for active STAAA Members
  • $7 per piece for Student Members

Programs & Exhibits of the St. Augustine Art Association are funded in part by  grants from the the St. Johns County Tourist Development Council, the St. Johns County Cultural Council, and the Community Foundation of Northeast Florida.

The St. Augustine Art Association is partially funded by grants from the St. Johns County Tourist Development Council, the St. Johns Cultural Council, the Community Foundation for Northeast Florida‘s Crisp-Ellert Fund, and the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Arts and Culture, the Florida Council on Arts and Culture, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Benjamin & Jean Troemel Arts Foundation.

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