Second Annual Awarded Competition
Cash Awards: Best of Show-$200, First Place-$150,
Second Place-$100, and Third Place-$75


Exhibit Dates:  May 6, 2018 – July 15, 2018
Entry Deadline: April 5, 2018
Response to Entrants: By April 19, 2018
Delivery of Accepted Works: May 3, 2018, 10-11am
Final Judging: May 3, 2018
Opening Reception &
Presentation of Awards (public welcome): May 4, 2018, 6:30-8pm
Gallery hours Monday-Thursday, 9am-5pm, Sunday 9am-1pm
End of Show: July 15, 2018
Pick up Work: July 16. 2018, 10am-12noon

Juror: Ms. Victoria Jackson
Victoria’s passion for creating art was fostered from an early age as she recalls painting on a shared canvas alongside of her mother. She is now internationally known for her traditional landscapes of spacious and dramatic skies. Much of her inspiration originates from her travels to Morocco and France. Victoria is a partner at Ann Jackson Gallery in historic Roswell.

Awards Judge: Ms. Carole Swindall Poole
Carole Swindall Poole is a Signature Member of the Alabama and the Georgia Watercolor Societies and a Member of Excellence in the Atlanta Artists Center. She graduated from Auburn University with a BS degree in Art Education. Carole has worked in graphic design and has taught in both public schools and art venues.  Awarded both regionally and nationally, we are honored to have her as Judge for “Celebrate.”

*A nonrefundable fee of $20 for up to three entries.  Pay online or by check.
*Work(s) submitted must reflect the theme of the show.
*Any medium will be considered.
*Hanging work must be no more than 3″ deep, maximum size of 48″ in any direction, including frame.
*Free-standing works must be no more than 14.5″ wide by 27″ high x 13″ deep, for glass encasement.

*All accepted hanging pieces must have (1) hanging hardware and wire installed,
and (2) a set of screw eyes installed on the back of frame, 2″ from the top, on both sides, to facilitate proper presentation.

*Gallery-wrapped canvas must not show staples.
*Metal frames are acceptable.
*Substitutions are not allowed for accepted work.
*Art must remain until the show ends on July 15, 2018.
*Works that are sold will be labeled as such.

"Celebrate" Entry Form
  • Please Note: Identify your images with your last name and designate image 1, image 2, and image 3 prior to uploading (eg. Moore1.jpg).
  • Entry 1

  • Dimensions

  • Entry 2

  • Dimensions

  • Entry 3

  • Dimensions

  • By submitting this form electronically, I understand that exhibiting my art at Charis Gallery is at my own risk. Charis Gallery and Roswell United Methodist Church will do everything possible to ensure the safety of the artwork being shown but cannot be responsible for loss, damage, or theft of these pieces. I acknowledge this by typing my full name below.
  • After your submission please make sure to continue with your payment by selecting the PayPal button. Thank you for your submission. You will receive confirmation that we have received your images.

    The Charis Gallery Exhibit Committee
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Charis Gallery
Attn: Ann Moore
Roswell United Methodist Church
814 Mimosa Blvd.
Roswell, GA 30075