National Art Exhibition

"Yvonne" by Sandra Kuck - 2018 National Art Exhibition Best of Show

The Biennial National Art Exhibition hosted by the Visual Arts Center is one of the nation's most prestigious juried exhibitions of two-dimensional media. The 2018 National Art Exhibition was open to the public February 2 to March 20, 2018. NAE is sponsored by the Mary Ellen Byrd Legacy for the Arts.


2018 Winners Announced

The National Art Exhibit (NAE) announced its prize recipients at the Awards Reception February 8, 2018. The 137 paintings in the show were selected from 574 works submitted digitally by artists from 38 states and five countries. Juror Steven J. Levin selected the winning artwork after a careful onsite study. The criteria he used for judging the works were concept, color, composition, drawing and emotion.

“Best of Show” was awarded to Sandra Kuck of Boca Raton, FL for her painting titled “Yvonne”. All award recipients can be viewed in the 2018 NAE Awards Program Brochure.

Next National Art Exhibit, February 2020