Exhibitions & Events 2019 – 2020



September 7, 2019 – November 27th, 2019
Town Hall – Summer Project


Paid Members please bring your painting to September 3rd Meeting

  • Entries will not be juried or judged
  • No entry fee
  • One entry per member
  • Paintings should be 11 x 14 up to16 x 20 (canvas measurement) 
  • Paintings may be gallery wrapped or framed
  • At the September meeting Members will vote to select three peoples’ choice awards
  • Each winner will receive a $25 gift certificate
  • Entering artist must be a paid 2019-2020 member
  • All entries will be displayed at the Town Hall for 3 months


Town Hall Exhibit: September 7 – November 27

2042 Park Ave, Orange Park, FL 32073
Park Ave. and Kingsley Ave.

  • Take In:@ Meeting on Tuesday, September 3rd
  • Pick Up: Friday, November 29th, 10 – 12


October 10, 2019 – October 31, 2019 
“Creative Spark”

Orange Park Library
2054 Plainfield Ave., Orange Park, FL 32073

This is a members only show which will be Juried and Judged
   Prize money will be awarded
   This is not themed show
    • This exhibit will be juried and judged
    • Take in: Tuesday, October 1st, 10-12  
    • Opening Reception: Tuesday, October 8, 5:30 – 7:00
    • Take down: Thursday, October 31, 10-12
    • Limit of two entries per member
    • $10 per entry
    • Painting’s size: 11 x 14 up to 24 x 30 (outside measurement) 
    • Paintings may be gallery wrapped or framed
    • Entering artists must be a paid 2019-2020 member
    • Chair: Kathy Plante
Entry Rules:
    • The art submitted must be the original concept or work of the submitting artist; no prints accepted.
    • Original, properly framed paintings, mixed media and photography accepted. Gallery wrapped paintings must have all sides painted with wire or saw tooth hooks for hanging.
    • No saw tooth hangers allowed; frames with built in triangle holders must be wired.
    • Artwork that requires pedestal display will not be accepted into this show, due to the location and concerns of breakage.
    • NOTE: All frames must be in good condition; worn, chipped or dirty mats unacceptable.
    • Entry forms must accompany framed artwork at take in. You may download forms from the Constant Contact email (will be sent in September).
    • Some entries may be rejected by the judge. Those rejected will be called after 5 p.m. 
    • AGOP members, who have paid their 2019-2020 dues, may submit a maximum of 2 entries. If one entry is large, the other should be small.
    • Dues are payable on the AGOP website with Paypal or Credit Card.
    • Entries will be checked for proper framing before entry fee is paid.  
    • 3D art is accepted into this exhibit
    • Chair: Kathy Plante –  meplante@aol.com

Library Hours:

      •             Mon:10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
                    Tue:12:00 PM – 8:00 PM
                    Wed:10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
                    Thu:12:00 PM – 8:00 PM
                     Fri:9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
                     Sat:9:00 AM – 5:00 PM


March 14 – May 28,  2020 ~
Thrasher – Horne Center 
Fine Art Exhibit ~ Relationships

   This is a members only, themed exhibit which will be Juried and Judged.
   Prize money will be awarded
Take In: Thursday, Feb 20th,   11 – 1:00
  • Judging: 2:00          Call those not accepted: 3-5
  • Pick up of art not accepted: Friday, Feb 21st 11- 12:30 
Opening Reception: Thursday, March 14, 5:30 – 8:00 pm ~ Awards Ceremony at 6:00
Last Day of Exhibit: Thursday, May 28th
Pick Up Artwork: Monday, June 1st, 11-12:30

Exhibit Information
  1. Minimum size 11″ x 14″, no maximum size
  2. Entry Fee $15 each, maximum of 2
  3. All Mediums and 2 D & 3 D
  4. Submitting artists must be Current Members of AGOP. 
    Dues may be paid on the AGOP website
    or at the February 4th General Meeting
  5. Entry fees must be paid and are non-refundable. (an inspection of frame and presentation will be made prior to fee being paid)
  6. All works must be for sale. 
  7. Art work must remain for the entire exhibit, unless it is sold and then it must be replaced immediately by a similar piece.
  8. Works will be sold through the box office and artists should price work to include tax and commission. For a $100 sale – the artist will net $72 after tax and commission are deducted. The commission is 30% except on Thrasher Thursday when it is 20%. Commissions still apply 30 days after Exhibit. Members are encouraged to price most entries under $1000.
  9. Entry forms must accompany framed artwork at take in. You may download forms from the Constant Contact email (will be sent prior to Exhibit) or pick up at February 5th Meeting)
  10. Some pieces may not be accepted
    The artists will be called and
    those works must be picked up on Monday, February 25 @ 12:00
Entry requirements
Entry must be:
The original work of the submitting artist.
Completed within the previous three years.
Frame should be well built, clean, and professional looking.
Gallery wrapped paintings must have painted sides and 1.5″ is preferred
Entry may NOT be:
Created in a formal workshop or a class.
A copy of another artist’s work or use another artist’s original
Based on photographs, other than those that are taken by the
submitting artist.
Art or a photograph that is copyrighted.
Art that was accepted in a prior juried or judged Art Guild of Orange
Park exhibit unless it is displayed in another county.
Each artist is required to sign an entry form certifying that each
piece submitted meets the Art Guild of Orange Park’s criteria for
entering a juried or judged show
If there is a dispute about any of the standards being violated, a
review committee will be formed and appropriate action will be
taken. All decisions of the review committee will be final.
During the judging process. The artist’s signature on all submitted
pieces will be covered with masking tape to assure anonymity.
It will be removed after the judging process is completed.
Please note that Art Guild volunteers will make every effort to protect artwork submitted for exhibitions; however The Art Guild of Orange Park and the venue in which the exhibition is held will not take responsibility for any damages. The art work is covered by the artist’s homeowner’s insurance.
Presentation guidelines
1. Framing
a. Frames should be sturdy, no loose joints, especially metal frames
b. Artwork should fit with no open spaces next to the frame
2. CLEAN Everything
a. Clean the frame and both sides of glass
b. Avoid plexiglass that is aged and damaged
c. Mats should be clean
a. D-rings should be used for best result
b. Wiring and hardware should reflect the weight of your artwork
c. Wiring should be 1/3 down from the top
Posters – Opportunity for Members to show extra work
Thrasher-Horne Center will print several exhibit posters,
and display throughout the building of the Thrasher – Horne Center.
The work of 3-5 Art Guild member artists will be selected for the posters.
To be eligible for this competition, please send a few, clear,
large images in a jpeg file by February 1st to:
Kathy Plante: meplante@aol.com
* * *
Exhibit Chair: _________________
 * * *
The Gallery is open M-F, 10 – 3 pm
Thrasher-Horne Center
Mary Huntley Gallery
283 College Drive
Orange Park FL, 32065


May 3 – May 27,  2020
“Florida Reflections”
ewish Community Alliance ~  Spring Exhibit

  • Take in: April 30 (Thursday) 10 – 11
  • Pick up: May 27 (Wednesday) 10 – 12
  • Reception: May 3rd (Sunday)   _________
  • Sizes _________
  • How many _________
  • Entry Fee _________
  • Entering artists must be a paid 2019-2020 member
  • This exhibit will be juried and judged


Fund Raising Events 2019-2020

Orange Park Community Theatre – Five Shows 
Art Guild members will paint 10 show theme related
Violin Covers which will be raffled.


Covers which were painted & raffled last season

 October 3rd, 2019 (Thursday)
Steel Magnolias (Charity Benefit)

AGOP Theater Benefit
The Island Theater   7:30 p.m.


April 28, 2020 (Tuesday) 5:30 – 8:00
“Art and Garden Party”

Sponsored by the Art Guild of Orange Park, the Garden Club of Fleming Island, and The Club Continental


Entry fee of $5 includes one raffle ticket.

Raffle tickets to win plants and art work will be sold at door. 

Delicious hors d’oeuvres created by The Club Continental will be served to guests. There is a cash bar. The art and plant displays are on exhibit this one evening only.


 Instructions for Artists bringing art to this special fund raising event

·       Paid members  of the Art Guild may enter 2 pieces

·       The Exhibit is not juried or judged 

·       Take in: Tuesday, May 14th, 10 – 12 (see notice below)

·       Size: 8 x 10 will be displayed on table easels 

·       SIze: 11 x 14 – 24 x 30 will hang on walls

·       Members may bring 2 pieces

·       No Prints will be accepted to hang 

·       Paintings may be for sale

·       Members may bring prints to sell from print bins

·       The Art Guild will take a 15% commission on sales of art work

·       Paintings and photographs must be inspired by gardens, florals, local scenes or the river

·       Entries may be landscapes or still life

·       All work must be the original concept or work of the submitting artist

·       Art cannot have been created in a workshop or class.

·       Art work in Garden Room will be retained until July 6

·       Art work in the Fireplace Room will be taken to JCA for the Exhibit (if requested)

Guests will enjoy delicious hors d’oeuvres
created by The Club Continental. Cash Bar available.



Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.