Exhibition/ Painting Opportunities Fall 2019

Lisa Deems has currently initiated Jacksonville Urban Sketchers.

Jamie Howard

Jacksonville Urban Sketchers

Jessica Shippee

Many of the First Coast Plein Air Painters joined Jacksonville Urban Sketchers Group. They are documenting through their Sketchbooks the journey they have embarked on. Sharing and telling their stories.
Lisa Deems
Walter Jones Historic Park

Tentatively we have planned a Urban sketchers location for San Marco on 10/26. 8AM. The Urban Sketchers will be working fast and steady. An alternative date is being determined for those who cannot participate.

Please look for updates and further information.

Mark Howard
Kevin Arthur
Lori Ann Sweet
Laurel and Monroe Street, Jacksonville, Florida

Jacksonville Coalition of the Arts

uried Fall Members Show http://www.jaxvisualarts.com

Place: Archway Gallery
Thursday 9/13/19 though 10/12/11 – Membership $35.00 yearly

JCVA show membership only invitation
Ponte Vedra Beach Cultural Center
November 15, 2019 through – January 11, 2020 in Scene Gallery at Cultural Center at The show theme will be Celebration!

Drop off of Art: Tuesday, November 12 10am-2pm.
Members may each enter two works

 Opening Reception will be on Friday, November 15, 6-8 PM.
In October PCCC is celebrating 25th anniversary with a special show and party.  As a follow up to honor CCPVB the theme for the JCVA show will be Celebration!
The last day of the show will be on Saturday, January 11, 2020.

Oil Painters of America (OPA)

Martha Ferguson
Dusk On The Matanzas ‐ Oil ‐ Canvas ‐ 12 x 9

National organization dedicated to the preservation and promotion of representational art, encourages its members to host local paint outs each year to engage both the artists and the public.  Hosted by OPA Associate Members Martha Ferguson and Gail Beveridge, “The Great St. Augustine Paint Out” will take place on Friday, October 18, 2019 through mid-day Sunday, October 20, 2019 in St. Augustine’s Old Town

Artists will set up their easels on the streets, along the bay front and in the gardens of this historic area south of King Street.  Visitors encouraged to view and interact with artists as they paint the iconic scenes of our nation’s oldest city.  Finished works will be on display and for sale at two galleries on Aviles Street – Georgia Nick (GNG) Gallery at 11A Aviles Street and Aviles Gallery at 11B Aviles Street.  

Gail Beveridge
Beyond the Wall

The three day event is free and open to the public.  Event will kick-off – 4 pm Friday, artists painting nocturnal scenes into the night along Aviles Street & the bay front – event continues all day Saturday & end around mid-day on Sunday! Artists who wish to participate are asked to register: www.oilpaintersofamerica.com and to sign in when you first arrive at one of the galleries noted above.

Ponte Vedra Concert Hall Art Contest

Ponte Vedra Concert Hall Art Contest Celebration
Saturday, October 26, 2019
5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Ponte Vedra Concert Hall

PVCH and the winning artist will be presented with a check for $1,000. The People’s Choice Award winner will also be awarded with a $1,000 prize. The winner’s artwork will be used as official, promotional artwork for the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall. The winning Piece will be announced on October 26TH.

St. Augustine Art Association


Please Refer to the Link Above Exhibition Guidelines – Juried Exhibits

ENTRY FEES (PER PIECE) Special fees may apply for designated exhibits. All fees are nonrefundable. Members $15 | Non-Members $35

ARTWORK DELIVERY & PICKUP – Artists must complete an entry form and pay the NON-REFUNDABLE entry fee for each submitted piece. Artwork must be hand-delivered or shipped in compliance with the designated receiving dates and times.

JUDGING & AWARDS – Exhibits, unless noted otherwise, are judged for acceptance and awards. Not all submitted works may be chosen for inclusion into exhibits.

SALES – STAAA will process sales of all artwork on display in the gallery. A 20% fee will be assessed for STAAA members and 40% for non-members.

Calender for 2019 – STAAA

Florida Wild: NOV 1 – DEC 29, 2019

The natural beauty of the Sunshine State shines here! This vivid display explores a wide range of artistic interpretations of Florida’s wild side–plants, animals, wilderness and waterways.

Opening Reception during First Friday Art Walk, November 1, 5-9pm; awards at 7pm. Artwork in any style or medium may be submitted

Max Size is 60 inches on any side; 2D & 3D Subjects must pertain to Florida’s wild side: flora, fauna, animals, wilderness, waterways, etc.

RECEIVING: Tuesday Oct 29 | 12-6pm, Wed Oct 30 | 12-4pm
Limit 2 Entries | Judged for acceptance & awards

PICKUP: Sun Dec 29 | 2-5pm

Tiny Town: St. Augustine Miniature Holiday Village

NOV 16 – DEC 29, 2019

Lenny Ruel’s handmade miniature replicas of St. Augustine’s historic buildings are brought to life in this holiday display. A must-see for the whole family!


2020 Calender

Cutting Edge: JAN 3 – FEB 2, 2020

Artwork in both 2D and 3D pushes the boundaries of ideas and materials in this bold installation of contemporary art.Opening Reception during First Friday Art Walk, January 3, 5-9pm; awards at 7pm.

  • 2D & 3D art in any non-traditional style, medium, or subject
  • Max Size is 60 inches on any side

RECEIVING: Mon Dec 30 | 12-6pm, Wed Dec 31 | 12-4pm
Limit 2 Entries | Judged for acceptance & awards

PICKUP: Sun Feb 2 | 2-5pm

Painting Opportunities

Come Join in the Fun and lets create!

More information will be posted during the fall of 2019 – 2020

All are Welcomed!

Plein Air Demo. Videos

Gary Garrett Demonstrations:

Desert Mountain landscape painting demo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Tm_Kk4Oass

Painting demo -Bob Ross Tribute Gesso Landscape:


Friendship Park Paintout – First Coast Plein Air Painters


CASTAWAY ISLAND MARSHLANDS – Acrylic Painting Demohttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9aSJcDWs-oA&t=70s

Lions Club Park – First Coast Plein Air Painters


Channel marker at Little Jetties: