The Historic Sanford Welcome Center invites you to the Sanford Art Walk, a juried art show in the Historic Sanford Welcome Center (230 East First Street, Sanford, FL 32771), and a walking tour of the art venues located in historic downtown Sanford. The event takes place from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM on the third Saturday of each month. The event at the Welcome Center will include live music and lots of ART!
The juried exhibit will hang in the Welcome Center for the month following the event, until setup for the next month’s event begins. During the hanging, the artwork may be sold through the Welcome Center. A 10% commission is charged if the work is sold during the evening of the event, and a 35% commission is charged for sales during the hanging after the event.
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The event will feature two awards:
2016-2017 Themes and Dates
January 21, 2017- “Teachers Turn”- Seminole County’s art teachers give their heart and soul to the education and enrichment of your kids, opening up young minds to a lifetime of art and beauty. Join us in our appreciation of this wonderful and talented community of artists with our annual “Teachers Turn” exhibit. Submissions open only to Seminole County Public Schools art teachers, exhibit open to the public!
February 18, 2017- “Young At Art”- The SAW puts the talents of young artists on display! As part of this, the Welcome Center presents our annual “Seminole’s Got Artalent” exhibit. Submissions open only to Seminole County high school students, exhibit open to the public!
March 18, 2017- “Sanford con”- All things geeky make their way to the Sanford Art Walk. As a part of this, the Welcome Center calls for the art of comics, fantasy, superheroes, comic strips, sci-fi…let you inner nerd shine through!
Deadline for submission: March 10
April 15, 2017- “Art is a Drag”- Back by popular demand, our second annual Art is a Drag Art Walk extravaganza that exhibits the art of drag! As part of this event, the Welcome Center calls for the amazing art born out of tragedy to depict the strength, diversity and community of #OrlandoStrong to be displayed in Sanford, continuing to prove that we are #CentralFloridaStrong
Deadline for submission: April 7
May 20, 2017- “All Things Considered”- Open theme, have fun…
Deadline for submission: May 12
June 17, 2017- “Roy G. Biv” – Its all about color. Whether it is the striking use of one or two colors or a kaleidoscope, just have fun and make your submissions colorful.
Deadline for submission: June 9
July 15, 2017- “Aperture”- You asked for it, you got it. A show just for the photogs and shutterbugs out there!
Deadline for submission: July 7
August 19, 2017- “Heat Wave”- So, we all know it is hot and we’re looking for some cool art! Anything goes as we close the summer and close out our Art Walk season!
Deadline for submission: August 11
To enter the event as and artist, please review the rules and application information at the top right section of this page.
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