Call to Artists

Fiber Arts Exhibition

“Warm and Cozy” Works by members of Apple Country Quilters and more! The opening reception for this exhibition of “fiber art” opens with a reception on 12/14, 5-7pm. The work featured in this exhibition is on display through 2/20/2019.

The Annual Fiber Art Exhibition is open to artists 16 years of age and older.  All 2 and 3-dimensional works of art may be submitted for acceptance.  Each applicant may submit up to 4 entries in photographic/electronic image format for review.  Artists will be notified of acceptance of submitted works on or before November 30, 2018.

Annual Juried Art Exhibition

Featuring works of art by more than 20 regional artists. Join other supporters of the arts at the opening reception on 2/23, 5-7pm to experience the work of these talented artists. On display through 3/28./2019.

The Annual Spring Juried Art Exhibition is open to artists 16 years old and up.  All 2 dimensional painted, drawn, and mixed media works of art and 3-dimensional works of art submissions will be accepted for consideration.  Each applicant may submit up to 2 entries under the basic entry fee ($30 Gilmer Arts Members, $35 non-members).  Additional entries are +$10 per entry.  Photography will NOT be included in this exhibition.  The Annual Juried Photography Art Exhibition will be held in August 2019.  Photography Prospectus will be delivered later in the year.

Holiday Card Contest – 2018

Deadline for submissions – Friday, October 28th

All members were invited to submit entries of their original art work (up to 4), created in their choice of 2 or 3 dimensional mediums.  The winning design was the cover of the Gilmer Arts 2018 Holiday Card.  Each entry was encouraged to convey the spirit of the season, and serve to inspire, cheer, warm the spirit, and/or amuse.  A $100.00 prize was awarded to the winner. 


2017 Holiday Card Winner – Congratulations Virginia Chapman

Poinsettias, Original Textured Paper by Virginia Chapman

Plein Air, Art in the Mountains – June 6-8, 2019

During this 3 day event, artists will be painting “en plein air” in and around the beautiful vistas of the North Georgia mountains.  Painting will begin on Friday and continue each of the next 2 days.

On Saturday, a Quick Draw Challenge will be held at one a selected location.  A cash prize will be awarded to the winner.

On the final day of the event, artists will enter some of the artwork created over the 3 days in an auction held Gilmer Arts, 207 Dalton Street in Ellijay, GA.

Tony Szep,
Gilmer Arts Board of Directors,
Gallery Director
Phone: (706) 635-5605
Address: 207 Dalton Street, Ellijay, GA 30540