Art News January 23 – 2019 Wet Paint Artist List, Georgia Arts Day February 5

Art News January 23 – 2019 Wet Paint Artist List, Georgia Arts Day February 5

Artist list for the 2019 Wet Paint Party & Sale released!

You can check out the artist list for this year’s Wet Paint Party & Sale online now! 87 artists will have one-of-a-kind-artwork for sale in Augusta’s largest art auction.

NEW THIS YEAR: For the first time, members of the Greater Augusta Arts Council will be able to bid on artwork for the week in advance of the event. The auction catalog with instructions will be online February  8th.

The Wet Paint Party & Sale will be hosted February 16, 7-10:30pm at the Sacred Heart Cultural Center. Come buy artwork from local artists, see retro rockabilly fashion by Vintage Ooollee, and a have a rockin’ good time with tunes by DJ Codec!

February 16, 7-10:30pm, Sacred Heart Cultural Center. Free for members of the Arts Council, and you can join or renew at the door.




Georgia Arts Day February 5 in Atlanta – tickets on sale now

The Georgia Arts Network will host Georgia Arts Day in Atlanta on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 9:30am-1:30pm. Learn about advocating for the arts and statewide efforts to further arts causes. Speakers include Fiveash-Stanley, a Government and Public Affairs Consulting Firm, and Jamie Lord, a Lobbyist with insights on the legislative process.



Last info session for Porter Fleming Foundation Art Grants This Friday, January 25

The last information sessions for artists interested in applying for funds through the 2019 Porter Fleming Foundation Grants will take place this Friday at the Arts Council offices.The deadline for 2019 applications is February 1.

These free information sessions will cover the application process for the grant and answer any questions that artists might have about the program.



Now on Display: Davidson Fine Arts High School Students’ Artwork at the City Gallery

Every January – February, the City Gallery features work from local high school students. This year’s student exhibition highlights the work of students of the Davidson Fine Arts High School, taught by teacher Dawn Moore. See their work on display Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5pm, in the City Gallery, located in the lobby of the Augusta Richmond County Municipal Building at 535 Telfair St. A reception for the student artists will be hosted in February.



Last Arts in the Heart of Augusta Artist Information Session February 1. Register in advance!

Interested in learning more about the application process to become an artist vendor at Arts in the Heart of Augusta?  The LAST Information sessions for next year’s festival will be hosted in February. Applications open at the beginning of March! Come with any questions you have about the application process and what it takes to sell your work at one of Augusta’s favorite festivals!

  • Friday, February 1, 5:30-6:30pm

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Georgia Council for the Arts’ FY20 Partner Grant guidelines online now, deadline February 6

Via – “Georgia Council for the Arts’ FY20 Project and Partner Grant guidelines are now available on GCA’s website.  The deadline for applications is February 6, 2019 at 11:59 PM.” The Georgia Council for the Arts has several grant programs – Project, Partner, Education, and Vibrant Communities, all with different requirements and criteria. Find out more at

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