Exhibitions & Events 2020 – 2021


“Florida Reflections” 

The ART GUILD of Orange Park presents an Online Exhibit  

We are excited to present our first Virtual Exhibit for members:
                   You can also view the art here:https://artguildoforangepark.org/exhibits/florida-reflections/





September 2, 2020 – November 25th, 2020
Town Hall – Summer Project


Paid Members please bring your painting to September 1st Meeting

  • Entries will not be juried or judged
  • No entry fee
  • One entry per member
  • You may add up to one personal element in your painting
  • The background color may be changed.
  • Paintings should be 16 x 20 (canvas measurement) 
  • Paintings may be gallery wrapped or framed. Frame can be up to 3 inches
  • At the September meeting Members will vote to select three peoples’ choice awards. There will be a ballot box at Town Hall also to vote for your choice
  • Each winner will receive a $25 check
  • Entering artist must be a paid 2020-2021 member
  • All entries will be displayed at the Town Hall for 3 months


Town Hall Exhibit: September 2 – November 25

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

  • Take In:@ Meeting on Tuesday, September 1st
  • If you cannot make the meeting you can bring your painting to OP Town Hall on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 10 AM to noon
  • Pick Up: Monday, Nov. 30. 9-11 AM 


November 1, 2020 – November 30, 2020
“Artistic Strokes”

Mossman Hall
301 SR-16, Melrose, FL 32666

This is a members-only themed show which will be Juried and Judged.  Prize money will be awarded
    • This exhibit will be juried and judged. Take in: Sunday, November 1st, 3-5 PM,
    • 2347 Oak Court, Orange Park
    • Opening Reception: Friday, November 6 (art walk)
      • 6-9 PM. Music, drinks, and light refreshments provided. Awards announced at 7 PM
    • Take down: Sunday, November 29, 3;00-3:30 PM in Melrose, or pick up Monday, November 30,  9:30-11:30 AM at 2347 Oak Court, Orange Park
    • Limit of 2-3 entries per member
    • $10 per entry
    • Painting’s size: not to exceed 24×36 inches plus a reasonable frame
    • Paintings may be gallery wrapped or framed
    • Entering artists must be a paid 2020-2021 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 displays are allowed in the show
    • 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 2020-2021 dues, may submit a maximum of 3 entries. 
    • 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
  • Mossman Hall Hours
      • Friday-Sunday: 12 noon to 5 PM
      • Monday: 10 AM to 12 noon          



January 15 – June 4,  2021
Thrasher – Horne Center 

“Going Places”

Fine Art Exhibit  

Chair: Ted Head, Co-chair: Debbie Pounders

  This is a members only, themed exhibit which will be Juried and Judged.
   Prize money will be awarded
  • Take In: Monday, January 11, 2021 –   11:00 AM – 1:00 PM         
  • Call those not accepted: 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
  • Pick up of art not accepted: Wednesday, January 13,  2021,  11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
  • Opening Reception: Thursday, February 4,  2021, 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM
  • Awards  Ceremony: 6:00 PM
  • Last Day of Exhibit: June 4, 2021 
  • Pick Up Artwork: June 7, 2021 11:00 AM
Poster Contest Information 
The art work of 3-5 Art Guild members will be selected for posters which will be displayed throughout the Thrasher–Horne Center to advertise our “Going Places” Exhibit.
Submissions must be in vertical format, relevant to the theme and may be a work from past years. You may submit more than one. 
To enter this competition, please send clear, large images in a jpeg file to: Dee Roberts ljr313@bellsouth.net
All entries for the Poster Contest must be received by December 15, 2020.
Exhibit Information
This is a members only show which will be Juried and Judged
Prize money will be awarded
“Going Places” is the Theme
Membership Dues are payable on our website
  1. Minimum size(outside dimensions) 11″ x 14″, no maximum size
  2. Entry Fee $15 each, maximum of 3
  3. All Mediums and 2D & 3D
  4. Submitting artists must be Current Members of AGOP. 
    Dues may be paid on the AGOP website or at the January 5th General Meeting, prior to Thrasher-Horne entry. 
  5. Entry fees must be paid and are non-refundable. (an inspection of frame and presentation will be made prior to fee being paid) Exhibit Chair, Ted Head, will have final say on any dispute.
  6. All works must be for sale. 
  7. Art work must remain for the entire exhibit through June 4, 2021, unless it is sold and then it must be replaced within two weeks by a similar piece.
  8. Works will be sold through the box office and artists should price work to include commission. The commission is 30% to Thrasher-Horne.
  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 January 5th Meeting)
  10. Some pieces may not be accepted. The artists will be called and those works must be picked up on Wednesday, January 13,   11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. There is no refund of the entry fee for unaccepted art. 
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″ depth is required.
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 was displayed in another county, or has won an award in that show.
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, and the Exhibit Chair, Ted Head, will have the final say. 
During the judging process. The artist’s signature on all submitted
pieces will be covered 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. 
Every accepted piece of art will be photographed. Thrasher-Horne Center will publish a program listing photos and prices. Watercolor and pastel artists should photograph their own work prior to framing under glass and send the images to Tom Gryzbala, tgryzbala@me.com.
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 or bar hangers and braided wire is required
b. Wiring and hardware should reflect the weight of your artwork
c. Wiring should be 1/3 down from the top
d. Gallery wrapped canvas requires braided wire and hanging hardware.
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 up to 3 high-resolution jpeg images by December 15, 2020 to: Dee Roberts: ljr313@bellsouth.net
* * *
Chair: Ted Head, Co-chair: Debbie Pounders
Photographer: Tom Gryzbala
All questions directed to Ted Head: ted@tedheadfineart.com
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The Gallery is open M-F, 10 – 3 pm
Thrasher-Horne Center
Mary Huntley Gallery
283 College Drive
Orange Park FL, 32065



Club Continental 2021 

May 25, 2021 (Tuesday) 5:30 – 7:30 
“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 25, 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


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


September 30-October 27,  2021

Jewish Community Alliance ~  “Creative Expressions”

  • Take in: September 30, 10 – 11 AM
  • Pick up: TBD 10 – 12
  • Reception: TBD (Sunday)   _________
  • Sizes _________
  • How many: up to three pictures
  • Entry Fee: $15
  • Entering artists must be a paid 2020-2021 member
  • This exhibit will be juried and judged

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