The Waterworks Visual Arts Center, an AAM accredited, non-collecting art museum. We exhibit contemporary fine art and craft by professional artists. We welcome 2-D/3-D submissions from established and emerging artists with credentials. Submissions are reviewed within a 60-day period following the two annual deadlines. Submissions are for review only, not a guarantee of an exhibition.
Submission deadlines are Jan 30 and Sept 30 of each year. Submissions should be sent to the attention of “Exhibitions".
Most exhibitions are planned approximately 18-24 months in advance to give artists ample time to prepare.
Please follow the instructions below for submitting artwork:
1. ALL submissions must include a printed version as well as a digital CD with the following:
A current resumé detailing education, grants, fellowships, awards, teaching positions, gallery affiliations, major exhibitions and collections.
An artist statement related specifically to the body of work submitted. The statement should discuss the source and nature of influences, research and inspiration that shape your work in terms of media, technique, and concepts.
10 to 20 digital images of current work that is available for exhibition. The images must also have a related ID sheet listing medium, size, and date.
Include a self-addressed stamped envelope large enough and with adequate postage for the return of materials, if you would like materials returned.
2. A hard copy composite of all images on CD, resume, and artist's statement
3. MAIL submissions to (Electronic Submissions are not accepted):
Waterworks Visual Arts Center
123 E. Liberty St.
Salisbury, NC 28144
We make every effort to safeguard submitted materials but cannot be responsible for loss or damage.