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2023 SRAA JuRIED Exhibition

2022 WInners


Best in Show: $200 prize

Roxie Remley Award: $300 prize

(RR Award is only eligible for SRAA members)

Awards are announced On Opening Night: July 13th.


Open to all Statesboro Regional Art Association Members and Non-Members who reside in Georgia.

1. Fees: A $10.00 entry fee is required for member artists and $20.00 entry fee for non-member
2. Artists may enter up to three works; no work will be exhibited which has been shown at the
Averitt Center Main Gallery in the last two years.
3. Works must not exceed 48” or 100 lbs.
4. Artwork entered should not be so fragile that public display is potentially harmful to the work or
the viewer.
5. No accepted entry may be withdrawn or sold outside of the show prior to the closing of the

About the Juror:


Anne-Solène Bayan is an assistant curator at Telfair Museums. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Film
Production and Art History from Concordia University in Montréal, Canada, and a Master of Arts in the
History of Art from the Williams College/Clark Art Institute joint program. Since joining Telfair in 2020,
she has curated and co-curated exhibitions on a wide range of subjects, with a particular emphasis on
prints and works on paper. These projects have notably explored the works of French artists such as Charles Meryon and James Tissot, the evolution of silhouette portraiture, 20th-century American photography, and prints from the Brandywine Workshop and Archives in Philadelphia. Bayan is currently organizing Savannah-based artis
t Duff Yong's first solo exhibition, ookee, opening at the Jepson in March 2023.


Hand-delivered work must be picked up between August 28-September 1, 10am-5pm. The gallery accepts no responsibility for work not retrieved on pick-up date; after 30 days the gallery may dispose of the work.

Event Schedule

May 1: Entry acceptance begins

June  24: Entry Deadline

June 30: Acceptance letters have been sent

July 3 - 7: Hand-delivery of work: 10am-5pm

We are closed July 4

July 10 - 12: Installation begins

July 13: Exhibition opens

Reception from 5:30 - 7:30pm

August 26: Exhibition closes

August 28 - Sept 1: Pick up of hand-delivered work, 10am - 5pm.

Theme: Affinity to Nature


“To me, the world’s rather beautiful if you look at it. Especially nature.” — David Hockney

Affinity to Nature is a juried exhibition featuring original works that examine the natural world.


Works submitted should explore nature from landscape to flora and fauna to the human figure and beyond. This exhibition will celebrate the magnificent power and beauty of nature. A variety of interpretations on the theme are encouraged to include works that are representational, abstract, or conceptual.

Entry Requirements:

All entries must be submitted electronically. Judging will be done entirely from JPEGs. No other formats will be accepted. The size given for works should be the framed size. For works on paper, add mat and frame estimate to paper dimensions and provide total. Before sending, please confirm that your files are labeled properly, meet technical requirements and can be opened before uploading. We recommend saving images to your desktop so you can view file names.

Email online entries to

Insurance/ Security:
The Averitt Center for the Arts will insure and protect works against fire, theft, and vandalism from the date and time of receipt until the date the show ends. Although care is taken to safeguard the work, the ACA is not liable for nicks, dents, scratches, and/or other minor breakages.

File Label Format:
YOUR LAST Name_ FIRST Name_ The number that corresponds with that work’s placement on
the Entry Form (1,2,3...): smith_joe_1.jpg/ smith_joe_2.jpg 

Sculptors may submit two views of EACH work: either two images of the entire piece from different angles OR the first view of the entire piece from one angle and the second of an enlarged detail.

Acceptance & Delivery:

Notification: All artists will be notified through email. Presentation: All 2D entries must be ready to install with wire and with any special display instructions clearly noted. 3D works should be exhibition ready. NO substitutions of accepted works will be allowed. All accepted work must remain in the gallery for the duration of the exhibition.

Hand-delivered work will be accepted at the gallery ONLY on July 3rd - 7th from 10am-5pm.

Please label work prior to drop off.
Label: All accepted entries must be labeled with the title, framed dimensions (HxWxD in inches),
medium, year executed, and artist’s name and phone number.

Disclaimers & Agreements:
Agreement: Entry to the exhibition shall constitute an agreement on the part of the artist to comply with the conditions set forth in this prospectus, including the following: I hereby release and discharge the officers, employees, and volunteers of Averitt Center for the Arts from any and all claims occasioned by damages or loss of artwork while in the possession of the Averitt Center for the Arts. Permission to reproduce the artwork for publicity purposes and educational purposes is granted. All decisions of the Juror are final. Sales: ACA will take a 25% commission on all artworks sold or commissions resulting from the exhibition. Please consider the 25% increase when pricing your work.

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