Art Shows

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.


 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:

2017 Member Show Prospectus

This year’s winners have been announced. You can check out the winners at the link below:

2017 Member Show Winners


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 will be provided via a link below when it is available. The previous show’s prospectus is available below to provide additional show details.

The Ninth Annual NAIB Prospectus

You can see the winners of previous shows by following the links below:

2017 Nature at its Best Winners.

2016 Nature at its Best Winners


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.

The current prospectus will be provided via a link below when it is available. The previous show’s prospectus is available below to provide additional show details.

2017 Summer Art Explosion Prospectus

Previous show winners can be seen by following the links below:

2017 Summer Art Explosion Winners

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Stanly Arts Guild
Show co-chairs
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