Guild Art Shows
Every year, the Stanly Arts Guild hosts three art shows at Falling Rivers Gallery that showcase local and surrounding artists . Current show information is posted below as it is available. If you are interested in participating in a show, you can join our show mailing list and receive e-mail information on shows when it is available.
Summer Art Explosion (Summer)
The Summer Art Explosion art show is held at Falling Rivers Gallery in July. The annual show is sponsored by The Stanly Arts Guild and The Stanly News & Press. The show is divided into four categories – 2-D Art, 3-D Art, Unaltered Photography and Altered Photography. Each category is awarded 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place prizes, as well as Honorable Mentions. There is also a Best of Show award to the overall winner. Please check the prospectus for more information.
Important notice – Stanly Arts Guild/Falling Rivers Gallery is moving to a new location, so the Summer Art Explosion will be postponed until the move is complete. We will update the prospectus and send out new info when we have it.
The current prospectus and registration form is provided via a link below.
Previous show winners can be seen by following the links below:
Stanly Arts Guild Member’s Show (Fall)
Every year in the fall we host a Member’s Show.. It is open only to Stanly Arts Guild members, but the art will be on display for public viewing through the show period. Not a member? You can join the Guild when you enter the show!
Awards are given for first, second, and third place in three categories – 2-D Art, 3-D Art and Photography. The prospectus for this year is available below:
This year’s winners have been announced. You can check out the winners at the link below:
Stanly Arts Guild “Old Carolina” Photography Show (New in 2018)
We are excited to announce a new show this year – a photography show with the theme of “Old Carolina”. It is open to anyone 18 years and older, and will run from February 1st through February 16th, with a reception on the 16th to hand out the prizes. Entries should reflect the theme of “Old Carolina” as interpreted by the photographer.
Awards are given for first, second, and third place, along with a SAG Members’s Choice Award and four Honorable Mentions. The prospectus and entry form for this year is available below:
Winners for the Old Carolina Photography Show have been announced. You can find the info at the link Below
Ellen Cook Gaskin Memorial Art Show (Spring)
“Nature at its Best”
This show brings the best of regional art to celebrate nature. All works of art must reflect a theme from nature: fish, feather, fur, field, forest or flower. The show is held at Falling Rivers Gallery, in the spring. Awards are given for 2D and 3D art for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place. The current prospectus is provided via a link below. The previous show’s prospectus is available below to provide additional show details.
You can see the winners of previous shows by following the links below:
Stanly Arts Guild
Anita and Jackie