40UNEDER40 2015

Attention Virginia artists aged 40 and under: our most popular exhibit of the year is just around the corner! You can apply here to participate this year.

We are looking for emerging young artists for this month long exhibit of 2D and 3D works. All work must be original and made by the applicant. All works must be ready to hang or able to stand freely on their own. Artists are responsible for all transportation of work (we will return ship if you provide us with a pre-paid label). All works must be received by March 3 and picked up (or shipping arrangements made) by April 1. Any subject, and media, any size.



Outside Opportunities

Look here for outside exhibit opportunities, cool art jobs we see, and any other chances we run across for you to grow your skills or your resume!

Also check out this Facebook page (run by an SVAC member) for more Artist Opportunities in Virginia including gallery shows, grants, fellowships, and more. 

Exhibit Opportunities for SVAC members: We schedule exhibits for a variety of local venues and we love to give artists the chance to show off their work! Please contact SVAC if you are interested in any of these venues. Within your email please include 2 images of your work as well as your top three choices (in order of preference) for exhibition times (usually one or two months). Remember, to get in on these opportunities you must be an SVAC member.

Waynesboro Public Library:

For 2D artists: one great curved wall with a hanging system installed. Will hold about 10 16 x 20 works. Two locking glass display cabinets with glass shelves suitable for small works.

For 3D artists: Two locking glass display cases with adjustable shelves.

When: Currently looking for 2D and 3D artists for shows beginning now.

Contact: Mary Ann Hayden @ Waynesboro Public Library 540-942-6746

Augusta County Library:

Lots of great wall space- up high over shelves and in the entrance foyer. This space holds a TON of art- 20 or 30 works. They are up high so bright pieces that can be viewed from far away are best.

When: 8 week exhibits. We are booking now for June and out for 2014.

Contact: Del Hall D4@satrealism (dot) com

Summit Square:

This is Waynesboro’s premiere retirement facility and has two huge walls for art. They use the same hanging system in place at SVAC (picture rail and monofiliament). The two walls can hold 50-60 works and groups or pairs are welcome.

When: 8 week exhibits. Currently scheduling for 2015!!

Contact: Piper Groves at SVAC 540-466-0850

Gift Shop Gallery at SVAC:

This is the docent room at SVAC. We feature a member artist each month in the space- a no pressure one-person exhibit! You hang the work and make the price tags!

When: Monthly exhibits. Now scheduling for 2014.

Contact: Piper at SVAC 540-949-7662


SVAC seeking artisans for the gift shop! Follow this link to apply!

 Pottery and Printmaking Studio

The Educational Studio at SVAC is currently accepting applications for working artists to use. $60 a quarter gets you access to top of the line clay and printmaking equipment and a huge space to work in! Check out the Educational Studio Tab at the top of the page for more details.

Contact SVAC for details