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West Alabama Juried Show

Important Dates for 2014

Acceptance of Entries:  October 27 - October 31
Entry Deadline:  October 31 at 4 pm
Notification of Winners:  By November 7 on our website on this page
Pick-up of Work Not Selected for Exhibit:  November 10 - 14 during office hours
Exhibit Dates:  November 10 - December 15; 9 am - noon and 1 - 4pm, M - F; also during Bama Theatre events
Closing Reception: December 15 from 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Pick up:  After Closing Reception through December 19

2014 West Alabama Juried Show Judging is Finalized

The 2014 West Alabama Juried Show has been judged and the winners chosen plus those works accepted to the show. Congratulations to all of the artists who participated.  

Our judge was Terry Stickland of Birmingham. After graduating from the University of Central Florida with a BFA in Graphic Design, Strickland had an interesting and varied art career, working in the imprinted sportswear, gaming and publishing industries as well as courtroom sketch artist. Since devoting herself to painting full time in 2005 her work has won numerous awards and been widely published and collected. Visit terrystricklandart.com for more information about the artist and to view her work.


2014 WAJS Purchase Award WinnerHoward & Michael Goodson and Richard Zoellner Purchase Award ($750):
Eric Nubbe for "Friend's Folly" (left)

Gail Skidmore Memorial Cash Award ($300):
Walter Poole for "Coker Market"

Awards of Excellence ($100 each):
Brooke Lynn Langford for "Reflection"
Martin Naugher for "Oh Them Bones"
Heather Whidden for "All Alone is All We Are"

First Name Last Name Title 
Sarah  Austin Strung
Sarah  Austin A Portrait of a Mother and Child
Linda Baggett BFF (Best Friends Forever)
Linda Baggett Promise of Summer
Sue Blackshear Light Cycle II
Sue Blackshear Alive
Sue Blackshear Special Relationship
Allison H. Durham Earth
Allison H. Durham Fragments
D'Ann Gunn Mr. Pig
D'Ann Gunn Hope
Deborah  Hughes Zoë as Diana
Deborah  Hughes Loon Point
Deborah  Hughes Blueridge Early Fall
Lina De Lorenci Johnson Lover's Solar Eclipse
Brooke Lynn Langford Reflection
Brooke Lynn Langford Crystal Dream
Jackie K.  Lord Sunset
Mary Meares Anticipation
Mary Meares Evoke
Mary Meares Rainy Morning
Gabriella Marconi Merriman The shape of Time
Gabriella Marconi Merriman Do not deny your dark side
Jim Morris Bringing Gifts of Memories
Jim Morris Briar Ridge
Jim Morris Shadows and Reflections
Charlie Muñoz Standing Form
Charlie Muñoz Female Form
Charlie Muñoz Reticulatus
Linda Muñoz Tuscon Sunrise
Martin Naugher Oh Them Bones
Martin Naugher Buzzy's Place
Eric  Nubbe Mental War Memorial
Eric  Nubbe Untitled
Eric  Nubbe Friend's Folly
Hallie O'Kelley Lauren's Critters
Charles O'Kelley Dragon Fly on Pickerel Rush
Walter  Poole Chilton County
Walter  Poole Coker Market
Walter  Poole Little River, Alabama
Nell  Pugh Gatlinburg Bridge
Nell  Pugh Walk in Tennessee
Rick Shopfner One way of determining visual structure
Rick Shopfner Structural Geometries
Rick Shopfner Structural Geometry I
Heather Whidden Affliction
Heather Whidden Desiccation
Diana Whitmer-Francko Texture Surfaces: British Cathedrals

Entry Form 

Guidelines & Entry Form

How to view show guidelines and complete the WAJS entry form:

1.Open link to show guidelines/application form PDF, located above this text.  Select File-Save As and save the PDF to your computer.  In order to view and complete the form properly, you must have the latest version of Adobe Reader on your computer. 

2.Read all guidelines before completing the form and submitting work to The Arts Council.

3.The application form (page 3 of the PDF) is designed to complete using your computer.  After opening the PDF in Adobe Reader, click the selection in the square on the upper right side of your screen that says “Highlight Existing Fields.”

4.Fill out the form by clicking in the first highlighted field after “Name.”  After you complete each field, push Tab on your keyboard to move to the next, or use your mouse to click in each field.  When selecting “Yes” or “No,” use your mouse to click in the appropriate square.

5.Be sure to select File - Save periodically to save your work for future editing.  If you wish to edit your form, be sure to select the version saved to your hard drive, not the original form on The Arts Council site.

6.Upon final editing and completion, print out page 3 of the form.  Cut the labels from the page, and tape each to the upper right side of the corresponding work.  Tape the label to the bottom or back of 3-D pieces, depending on which spot is the most visible.

7.Email your completed application to Sharron Rudowski at education@tuscarts.org.