FireflyThe 35th Annual Artoberfest Judged Show & Competition  Oct. 3 - October 31

We have many exciting sponsors lined up for this year's show.
Save the dates:
Artwork Intake: Friday, September 29 (12-4pm) & Saturday, September 30 (10am-2pm)
Reception: Friday, October 6 (6-8pm)
Show Calendar: Tuesday, October 3- Thursday, November 2
Artwork Pick-up: Friday, November 3 (12-4pm) & Saturday, November 4 (10am-2pm)
2016 Best of Show Winner: Firefly by Jessica DeHart

Arts At The Mill


Announcing a Call for Artists for Arts at the Mill!

Arts at the Mill is a three-day indoor national fine arts festival at the historic Mill in downtown Mooresville, NC, allowing nationally selected artists to display and sell original art. This festival is a collaborative effort between Concord Properties, Inc. and Mooresville Arts, both located in historic downtown Mooresville, North Carolina. The event is open to the public and will be jointly promoted and organized by Concord Properties, Inc. and Mooresville Arts.  This will be a juried event, with space for up to 120 artists/booths.

The festival will be in conjunction with the traveling exhibit for the American Watercolor Society’s 150thAnniversary Exhibition, which will be on display at Mooresville Arts Gallery at 103 W Center Ave, Mooresville, NC 28115.


Event Dates: Friday, November 10, 2017 (12-8pm); Saturday, November 11, 2017 (10am-6pm); Sunday, November 12, 2017 (10am-5pm)

*An opening reception will be from 6-8pm on the first day of the festival

Event Location: 500 S Main St, Mooresville, NC 28115

Application Deadline: Ongoing through Monday, October 2, 2017

Application Fee: $25 (non-refundable)

Booth Fee: $200

Download the Festival prospectus here


Ages 18+

Intro to illustrating for children with examples of works and publications.  Discuss strengths and weaknesses of various pieces. Move to fundamentals of the creating process and bringing an original character to life via a series of prompts and experimentation using a variety of illustration materials and mediums.  Leave with a finished piece and newfound knowledge of what constitutes a successful illustration for children, adults, publishers, editors, art directors, and of course, the artist themselves.$60 All supplies included

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Jamboree by The Sea Art Festival. September 22-23, 2017. Friday 10AM-9PM, Saturday 10AM-6PM. Hosted by ARC Ministries (non-Profit). Location: Grand Strand Baptist Church, 350 Hospitality Lane, Myrtle Beach SC 29579. Art show, competition, cash prizes, live music, food. For an exhibitor’s packet please send request to  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or call 843-236 2233. Visit website

OPPORTUNITY: Art of Poetry at the Hickory Museum of Art. Get info here