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Art Gallery

ShenArts Annual Veterans Show


The Shenandoah Arts Council is proud to present the 6th Annual Veterans Art Show, a juried exhibition of work by regional veteran artists. This show represents former members of all branches of the United States military, working across many mediums, and features artwork ranging from therapeutic to professional. Join us in celebrating these artists and honoring their sacrifices as we recognize Veterans Day. The Veterans Art Show is generously sponsored by Navy Federal Credit Union and Mosaic Church, and is free of charge to veteran artists from all branches of the Armed Forces, working in all media. Artists receive 100% of sales.

Submission Guidelines
  • Artists must be veterans to participate.

  • All work must be display ready. Wall pieces must have hanging wire and/or D-ring hangers. No sawtooth hangers.

  • Accepted artwork must remain on display through November 24, 2024.

Eligible media: drawing, painting, photography, mixed media, pastels, block/ink print, pottery, ceramics, sculpture, assemblage, digital art, collage, metal work, jewelry design, fiber/textile art, wood work, soft sculpture, weaving/tapestry.

Please be sure you can deliver and pickup work at the required times before you apply. Artists may submit up to 3 works. Each submission will include:

  • High-resolution images of the artwork.

  • A brief artist statement (200 words max) explaining the connection between the work and the theme of the exhibition.

  • Contact information.

  • A brief bio, including branch of armed services and rank.

NOTE: Juried work will not only be on display at in the Mosaic Church gallery but will also be displayed in an online gallery. Submit professional high-quality images both for jurying and for potential buyers to view your work in the online store.

Exhibition Schedule*

ENTRY DEADLINE  |   September 22, 2024   |   11:59pm  


ART DROP OFF   |   November 7, 2024  |   3:00–5:00pm  


OPENING RECEPTION   |   November 8, 2024 

ON VIEW TO PUBLIC   |   November 8–24, 2024   

Mosaic Church

134 N Loudoun St, Winchester, VA

ART PICK UP   |   November 25, 2024   |   3:00–5:00pm

*dates and times subject to change

Selection Process

Submissions will be reviewed by a jury of artists. Selected artists will be notified by October 8. Works will be chosen based on artistic quality, relevance to the theme, and creativity.

Additional Information

For any inquiries, please contact Rachel at or 540-667-5166.

ShenArts Annual Veterans Exhibition

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