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44th Northwest Artists' Exhibition
July 21st - August 30th

The Northwest Artists' Exhibition is an annual juried exhibition open to those who live in or near Northwestern North Carolina. 

Juror: Tonya Bottomley

Opening Night: July 21st, 5:30 P.M. to 7:30 P.M.

Entry fee:

$15 per entry is payable when work is dropped off at the Gallery.  However, members receive either two or five free entries (see below):


  • Student, Individual, and Family memberships: 2 free juried exhibition entries

  • Artist, Van Gogh, Rockwell, Matisse, O’Keefe, Bearden, and Rembrandt memberships: 5 free juried exhibition entries

Entry Drop Off Dates:

Tuesday, July 11, 10:30 am – 4:30 pm

Wednesday July 12, 10:30 am – 4:30 pm

All work must be delivered to Wilkes Art Gallery, 913 C Street, North Wilkesboro, NC. For questions and more information please call 336-667-2841, or email


Division I: Paintings, Drawings, Lithographs, etc.      

Division II:  Sculpture, Pottery, Metals

Division III: Mixed media, Collage, Fibers



Awards and Acknowledgments:

Margaret Bloomfield Award: Best in Show- $500

Edith Marie Carter Award- $100

People’s Choice- $100



Division Awards:

1st Place Awards $200

2nd Place Awards $150

3rd Place Awards    $75


Pick Up Dates:

August 30th: 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

August 31st: 10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Documents needed to particiapte:

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