Exhibit "Members Showcase"  Reserve Space 2024

Exhibit "Members Showcase" Reserve Space 2024

  • $40.00


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 July 9th - August 23rd, 2024.

This exhibit is open to VAC members only. Entry fee is $40. Minimum 3, maximum 12 entries. The Main Gallery, Goff Gallery and Rebecca Hall will be used as exhibit space. There will be 50 exhibit spaces available on a first come, first served basis. Artists will be asigned their space on a lottery babis during receiving on July 8th & July 9th from  10AM to 2PM.

Registration payment will be online or at the front desk starting May 21st, 2024. After you pay your registration fee online by credit card or at the Front Desk, please email me a photo of your BEST PIECE & your entry information as soon as possible to Exhibits@Visualartcenter.org

I WILL NEED YOUR NAME, ART TITLES, MEDIA & PRICES FOR ALL YOUR ENTRIES (Minimum of 3, Maximum of 12) & A PHOTO OF YOUR BEST PIECE, OR YOU CAN MANUALLY FILL OUT A PROSCPECTUS (below), and and drop it off at the Front Desk soon after you register.


Drop off & Receiving is on July 8th or 9th between the hours of 10:00am and 2:00pm. You will load & curate your own space!  

If you have any trouble using the website to register or have questions, call the VAC at 941-639-8810 or email exhibits@visualartcenter.org and someone will help you. 

Once you are registered, be sure to Download this Prospectus (click here) This will have information you need for reference if you are emailing your art information or you will be able to manually fill it out and bring it to the Front Desk before July 2rd.

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 titles of artwork and prices, and an artist name card. No other printed material will be allowed. This is a PEER JURIED exhibit open to entry for members only. Prizes will be awarded in the following categories:

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

Peer voting will happen Fri July 12th between 10am - 4pm, Sat July 13 between 10am - 2pm, and Mon July 15th between 10 am - 4pm.