2022 Exhibits

BOTANICAL INSPIRATION – Annual National Exhibit through CaFE 

  • Exhibit Dates: April 8 through May 8, 2022
  • Registration Dates: November 5, 2021 through January 14, 2022
  • Eligibility: Open to all WAA Members and Non-Member Artists
  • Juried for Entry & Cash Prizes by Lorraine Bromley / lorrainebromley.com
  • Media: All
  • REGISTRATION CLOSED

EMERGING ARTIST INVITATIONAL – Undergraduate and Graduate Students Minoring or Majoring in Art

  • Exhibit Dates: May 13 through May 29, 2022
  • Registration Dates: January 21 through March 18, 2022
  • Eligibility: Open to all college and university (undergraduate/graduate) enrolled students majoring or minoring in art
  • Juried for Entry & Prizes by Shawn Kenney/ ShawnKenney.com
  • Media: All
  • REGISTRATION CLOSED

SPRING SALON

  • Exhibit Dates: May 13 through May 29, 2022
  • Registration Dates: open until 60 entries have been received
  • Eligibility: Open only to General Artist Members and Juried Artist Members
  • Media: All

JURIED ARTIST MEMBER INVITATIONAL – Annual Exhibit featuring 10 WAA JAM’s

  • Exhibit Dates: June 3 through June 26, 2022
  • Registration Dates: closed
  • Eligibility: Selected by Invitation to Juried Artist Members in good-standing
  • Media: All

SMALL WORKS: OCEAN STATE ARTISANS – A purchase & carry exhibit and sale of fine art

  • Exhibit Dates: July 1 through July 31, 2022
  • Registration Dates: April 15 through May 6, 2022 (or until full)
  • Eligibility: WAA Artist Members and Artists/Artisans in Residence at the Mills at Shady Lea, up to 45 artists
  • Media: All

ANYTHING GOES – Members-Only Exhibit, except Photography

  • Exhibit Dates: August 5 through August 28, 2022
  • Registration Dates: May 27 through June 24, 2022
  • Eligibility: WAA General, Juried and Student Artist Members in good-standing, 1 entry/artist
  • Judged for Cash Prizes
  • Media: All

PUSH-PULL-PRINT – Printmaking Exhibit

  • Exhibit Dates: September 2 through September 25, 2022
  • Registration Dates: June 24 through July 22, 2022
  • Eligibility: Open to all WAA Members and Non-Member Artists
  • Juried for Entry & Cash Prizes
  • Media: Works representative of Traditional Printmaking Techniques

10th ANNUAL POETRY & ART – Annual Exhibit of Poetry & Responsive Artwork

  • Exhibit Dates: September 30 through October 23, 2022
  • Registration Dates: through April 1, 2022 (poets) & through April 8th 2022 (artist portfolios)
  • Eligibility: Open to all WAA Members and Non-Member Artists & Poets
  • Juried for Entry
  • Media: All

FUR FEATHERS FINS, for all AGES – Annual Exhibit celebrating Animals through Art

  • Exhibit Dates: October 28 through November 13, 2022
  • Registration Dates: August 12 through September 16, 2022
  • Eligibility: Open to all WAA Members and Non-Member Artists
  • Juried for Entry & Cash Prizes
  • Media: All

SMALL WORKS: HOLIDAY – A purchase & carry exhibit and sale of artful holiday gifts

  • Exhibit Dates: November 18 through December 21, 2022
  • Registration Dates: September 2 through September 23, 2022 (or until full)
  • Eligibility: WAA Artist Members, up to 45 artists
  • Media: All

Also In-Gallery

SCHOLARSHIP MINI-EXHIBIT – Annual Exhibit to honor 4 RI Graduating Senior Artists

  • Exhibit Dates: May 7th – May 8th, 2022
  • Drop off May 2nd and May 3rd, 2022 (12 – 6pm)
  • Media: Drawing, Painting, 3D/Mixed Media, Photography/Digital Art
  • Scholarship Award Ceremony: Saturday, May 7, 2022 (1pm-2pm)

North Kingstown ART SCHOOLS MINI-EXHIBITS – Two-week Exhibits with the best work from NK High School, Wickford Middle School, Davisville Middle School, Quidnessett Elementary, Stoney Lane Elementary, Forest Park Elementary, and Hamilton Elementary

  • Exhibit Dates: Starting January 15, February 19, June 6, September 10, October 8
  • Media: All