Due to the risks of Covid-19, we have decided to forego our Juried Art Show for 2020.  We hope that it will be safe for us to resume this show at a later date.  

We are so happy to announce the winners of our 39th juried art show. To all of our brave-hearted artists who entered, thank you. We appreciate your courage. To all the ribbon recipients, congratulations!

1st Place - Hydrangea by Gail Craddock
2nd Place - Taken Out Saturday Night - Jane Carter
3rd Place - Florida Landscape - Sandra Whitesell
Best in Caswell County My Friend, Dray - Sue Seamon
Honorable mentions -
Still Picking on Me - David Graves
Tobacco Farmer - Robert Whiteman
Sarah Bolduc - Island Life

Honorable Mentions -

David Graves - Still Picking on Me                                                                Island Life - Sarah Bolduc                                                                            Tobacco Farmer - Robert Whiteman

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The Caswell Council for the Arts is pleased to present an annual Juried Art Show to be held at the Lee Fowlkes Gallery at 43 W. Main St. in Yanceyville, NC.

We accept entries from adult artists throughout North Carolina and Virginia working in two-dimensions (paintings, drawings, etchings, etc.). The show offers significant cash awards, professional judging and an exhibition at the Lee Fowlkes Gallery. An opening reception and awards ceremony are included in the show.

We encourage all eligible artists to submit, and ask that you please help us to spread the word so that we may include as many local artists as possible. 


2019 Juror: Mary Ann Zotto

Mary Ann Zotto has had a dedicated studio career as a painter and holds a BA degree in Drawing and Painting from North Texas State University, an MA in Weaving and Painting from Eastern Michigan University and an MFA in Painting and Papermaking from Eastern Carolina University.

Her work is represented in the permanent collections of the United States Department of State Art Bank Project, the State of North Carolina Permanent Art Collection, the High Museum of Art permanent collection, the Mint Museum permanent collection and in the Wake Forest Permanent Art permanent collection.  Her paintings can also be seen in Ron Howard’s film Parenthood and the film House of Cards starring Kathleen Turner.

Her work has also been selected for permanent collections of IBM National Headquarters in Germany, National Headquarters of Kimberly-Clark, Sealy National Headquarters, Wachovia Bank & Trust, Burroughs National Headquarters and McKinney & Sliver National Headquarters.

Zotto’s university teaching career includes Wake Forest University, Eastern Carolina University, Penland School and the University of North Carolina School of the Arts where she is currently teaching art and design in the school of Filmmaking.  Ms. Zotto has been awarded several Visiting Artist residencies awarded by the North Carolina Arts Council. Ms Zotto was also selected to participate in the Penland 50th Anniversary Retreat Celebration & Exhibit sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts and the North Carolina Arts Council.  

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