Exhibit "Member Showcase" - Reserve Space

  • $35.00

The member’s showcase provides an excellent opportunity to display your best work. Anything goes! Artwork may have won VAC awards or could have been created years ago. All 2D and 3D media will be accepted. The Member's Showcase will be on display June 18 - August 25, 2022.

This exhibit is open to VAC members only. Entry fee is $35. Minimum 3 entries. Both the Main Gallery and Goff Gallery will be used as exhibit space. There will be 50 exhibit spaces available on a first come, first served basis. 

Registration will be online only, in advance. Please pay your registration fees online by credit card, and schedule an appointment to bring in your artwork on one of two days: June 16 - 17 between the hours of 10:00am and 2:00pm.

If you have any trouble using the website to register, pay for your entry fees, or schedule an appointment, please call the VAC at 941-639-8810 (10am-2pm) or email exhibits@visualartcenter.org and someone will help you. 

Once you are registered, be sure to Download the PDF Entry Form (click here). You will need to have this filled out before or at Receiving.

Make sure you have read the Exhibit Hanging & Display Requirements.

Visual Arts Center commission on sales is 35%.

Artists will be assigned their space on a lottery basis. Artists are responsible for hanging and displaying their work in their assigned space. Space will be approximately 5 linear feet wide. The VAC has tables and pedestals available for 3D artwork on a first come basis. Each artist is responsible for providing props in their display. All artwork must follow VAC display and hanging guidelines. The VAC will provide a printed card with tiles of artwork and prices, and an artist name card. No other printed material will be allowed. This is a JUDGED exhibit open to entry from members only. Prizes will be awarded in the following categories:

  • First Prize: $500
  • Second Prize: $200
  • Third Prize: $100
  • 5 Merit Awards

Peer voting will happen Sat June 18 between 10am - 1pm, Mon June 20 between 10am - 3pm, and Tues June 21 between 10 am - 6pm.