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The Arts Center 1st Annual Spring

Juried Open All Media Artist Choice Exhibition Prospectus
Exhibition dates: April 9 – May 26, 2022
5726 Richmond Road, Warsaw, VA  22572

This prospectus provides the details for entering the show by mail or online. Using the links provided, you can fill out entry forms, submit images of artwork and pay the entry fee via PayPal if appropriate.



Deadline for submissions: Saturday, March 5, 2022


Notification of acceptance NLT: Saturday, March 19, 2022


Receiving date for accepted artwork: Friday, March 25, 2022, 11:00 – 4:00 p.m.       

Walk-in/Hand-delivered: Saturday, March 26, 2022, 11:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Sunday, March 27, 2022 by appointment ONLY

Shipped work: Shipped to arrive no later than March 26, 2022

Artwork should be addressed to:

J. Jones Art Consulting LLC, PO Box 274 Montross, VA 22520.

Return shipment must be prepaid. The artist assumes all responsibility for insuring

artwork against shipping damage or loss.

Award’s  Reception: Friday, April 7, 2022 from  5 – 7:00 pm
Awards will be made at 6:00  p.m. including a Gallery talk by the Juror                                     


Patron’s Reception: Saturday, April 8, 2022,  1 – 3:00

Removal date - pick up by artist: Friday, May 27 and Saturday, May 28, 2022, 1 pm - 5:00 pm 
Sunday, March 29, 2022, by appointment ONLY
Special arrangements can be made for pick up after these dates but The Arts Center does not  
assume any responsibility for loss, theft, or damage after 5:00 pm on June 11.  After 30 days, artwork not  retrieved becomes the property of The Arts Center.

Return of shipped work: Monday, May 30, 2022


Awards will be presented at the Exhibition’s Reception

Monetary Prizes will be awarded.

Plus Merit and Honorable Mention ribbons

Judging for awards will be on-site. The decision of the judge is final.

The juror reserves the right not to award a prize or prizes in any category based on their discretion.


Steven S. Walker has been creating inspiring works of art for corporations and private collectors for over twenty years.  He earned his bachelor’s degree in fine arts at Virginia Commonwealth University with a concentration in illustration. He would later earn his Masters in Fine Arts from Marywood University.

As a full-time artist, Steven has been included in several local and national juried competitions including the Oil Painters of America Eastern Regional, Salon and National, Richeson 75 Landscape Competition, Plein Air Salon, the International Salon, and the Art Renewal Center. Steven also had the privilege of being a part of a statewide traveling exhibition with the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.  

Most recently Steven's career has included plein air events including Plein Air South, Forgotten Coast Plein Air, Georgia Colors, and the Olmsted Invitational (which earned him a judges award from the editor of art collector magazine).

Steven continues to work hard on the advancement of his career, with the assistance of his lovely wife Evelyn and studio assistant/daughter Poppy. Currently, his work is represented in Kentucky, Washington State, Ohio, Georgia, North Carolina, Virginia, Oklahoma, and Washington, D.C.


“ I didn’t come from a family of artists, I wasn’t top of my class or win a lot of awards but I’ve always had a strong work ethic and the passion to work on my craft.” – SW


$35 two entries, $10 - third entry, $5 – fourth entry/Non-Members

Member discounts apply
Fees are nonrefundable

Entry fees can be paid by

  • Check or money order: payable to the J. Jones Art Consulting LLC

  • Credit card via PayPal



This call for submission is open to all artists 18 years of age or older.  Only original work created, conceived, and executed entirely by the artist and not previously exhibited at The Arts Center will be accepted.


This is a juried exhibition for artists working in all traditional and non-traditional 2D and 3D media. 


Artwork must not exceed 48 inches in any dimension including frame. Sculpture must not exceed 30 inches in any dimension and must be light enough for one person to handle.   


The Arts Center reserves the right to return work that is not of acceptable quality or that differs significantly from the photographic image. 


1. Limited to FOUR entries per artist.

2. Entry can be submitted on the website or via email.



1. Email entries must be accompanied by an image for each piece of art submitted, be in jpg format, include your name, title of the work, medium, size, and price.  Images must be in color and be less than 5 MB and not exceed 1920 pixels in the longest dimension.

2. 3D artwork must have two jpg images showing different views.


1.  Click here to complete the entry form and submit artwork image(s) 

2.  Payment by credit card via PayPal [click here] or mail check or money order to

          J. Jones Art Consulting LLC, PO Box 247, Montross, VA  22520

or mail check or money order to:  J. Jones Art Consulting LLC, PO Box 247, Montross, VA  22520



Enclose in the envelope:

1. Download prospectus [click here] and print and mail completed entry form 

  •  They must be in jpg format, including your name, title of the work, medium, size, and price.  Images must be in color and be less than 5 MB and not exceed 1920 pixels in the longest dimension.

  • Poor quality images are more likely to be eliminated during the judging process.

  • The Arts Center reserves the right to return work that is not of acceptable quality or that differs significantly from the photographic image.

3. Check or money order

4. Self-addressed stamped #10 envelope or provide an email address for acceptance notification.

     Mail to:  J. Jones Art Consulting LLC, PO Box 274, Montross, VA  22520


1. All work must be

  • Suitably framed to a professional standard

  • No clip frames or taped edges.

  • Canvases may have neat gallery-wrapped edges with at least 1 ½” deep stretchers and staple-free edges. 

  • Work must be wired and ready for hanging. No special installation requirements unless agreed to beforehand by The Arts Center.

2. Sculptors must provide their own pedestals unless agreed beforehand by The Arts Center.

3. A label must be affixed to the back upper left of the work and must correspond with the accepted image as listed on the Entry Form. No artwork may be substituted.

4. All artwork must be for sale with the understanding that, if sold, 30% commission will be charged. 

5. Work cannot be withdrawn, nor sales shipped, before the end of the exhibit.

6. The Arts Center reserves the right to reject and return work that is late is deemed unstable upon arrival, is not properly presented, or differs from the submitted digital image.

7.  Returns will be solely at the artist’s expense.



J. Jones Art Consulting, LLC, sponsor of NNArts and The Arts Center, is not responsible or liable for loss or damage to artwork.  Insurance on artwork is the responsibility of the artist.  It is suggested that the artist wishing protection insure their works independently.  Submission of work shall constitute an agreement to comply with all conditions set in this prospectus.



The Arts Center makes the following conditions apply to all artists entering art for exhibition:

  1. The Arts Center reserves the right to photograph exhibited art for publicity purposes.

  2. All art must remain on exhibition throughout the designated show schedule.

  3. The Arts Center charges a 30% commission on sales.

  4. Before installation the Juror and The Arts Center reserves the right to reject pieces that are too fragile, oversized, or in poor condition.

  5. The Arts Center cannot assume responsibility for loss or damage during shipment to or from the exhibit.

  6. The Arts Center retains the right to cancel this show.  If the show is canceled, entry fees will be refunded.


Questions:  Email – or call  Celeste at  804.401.0546