Visual Arts Competition

The 2021 Caldwell Arts Council Visual Artists Competition will feature judge Rogelio Calvo of Statesville, NC. This year, the competition will be open to artists living in Caldwell, Burke, Watauga, Avery, Wilkes, Alexander and Catawba Counties. A total of $700 in cash prizes will be awarded with a $400 Best of Show, $200 Second Place, $100 Third Place, and three Judge’s Merit Awards. Each Merit Award winner will receive a Cheap Joe’s Art Stuff gift card. Competition awards are made possible through the generous support of the Brush & Palette Club, Caron Baker & Jim Wike, and Cheap Joe’s Art Stuff. Winners will be announced Friday, December 3rd and posted here!

Due to the ongoing effects of COVID-19, no opening reception will be held. The exhibition is open, free to the public, Tuesday-Friday 9am-5pm.


Awards were made possible by our generous sponsors: