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Thank you artists for your interest in our annual Art Show & Sale. Please read the following submissions guidelines before applying to the show. 

Submission Guidelines

Artists may submit ORIGINAL two-dimensional (2-D) work to include painting, pastel, drawing, printmaking, photography, digital imaging, mosaics, stained glass, mixed media, and three-dimensional (3-D) work.


Show Criteria

  • ​All work must be original in concept, composition, and execution. No kits or copies of previous work will be accepted.

  • All work must be for sale with a 30% commission to Sunset Vision Group retained on all sales.

  • Artists may submit up to 2 pieces of art per entry fee in any category.

  • Sunset Vision Group reserves the right to refuse any work that does not match the Entry and Submission guidelines or meet show criteria.

  • All artwork sold will be taken by customer at the close of the show. 

  • No artwork may be removed from the Show by the artist until after 1:00 pm on Saturday, August, 27, 2022. 


2D Criteria

  • Must be in quality frames, on 1-1/2” gallery-wrapped canvas, or 1-1/2” cradle, or in a professional presentation.

  • Must be wired securely and ready to hang.

  • Must not exceed 30" x 40".


3D Criteria

  • May be executed in any medium to include metal, ceramic, glass, wood, paper, mixed, etc.

  • Jewelry will not be accepted.

  • Work must weigh 30 lbs. or less.

  • Freestanding sculptures requiring special mounting or suspension will not be accepted.

  • Top-heavy or unstable work will not be accepted.

  • 3D work with a top, or any type of separate piece(s) must have the separate piece(s) secured and labeled. 



  • A non-refundable entry fee is $20 for non-students and $10 for part-time or full-time students of an accredited school.

  • An application form must be completed and each artist must register by July 29, 2022.  

  • The entry fee and application must be submitted online or mailed directly to: Sunset Vision P.O. Box 6244  Sunset Beach, NC 28468. Attention: Art Show. Payment is due prior to delivering artwork.

  • Artwork must be hand-delivered on: Thurs. 8/18 between 2 to 4 pm and Friday, 8/19 between 2 to 4 pm to: 8840 Old Georgetown Rd SW, Sunset Beach, NC 28468.

  • All artwork, when delivered, must include the following information:  (1) First and Last name (this is the name that will appear in your bio, on your wall label, and in the program. (2) Title of the work, (3) Medium, (4) Category (2D, 3D, etc.), and (5) sale price.  

  • Artists are responsible for setting the price of each of their works. 

Prizes are awarded in three categories:

  • Best in Show for 2D $200

  • Best in Show for Photography $200

  • Best in Show for 3D or Mixed Media $200 

  • People's Choice Award $100

Download a copy of the submission guidelines here. 

Important Dates to Remember


Deadline for Artist Entries


Deadline for Artwork to be displayed in Online Gallery

8/20 or 8/21/23  2-4 pm

Artists deliver work to showroom

8/24/2022  5:30-7:30 pm

Show opening. Awards ceremony and fundraising reception. Show artists admitted free of charge. 

8/25/2022  5:30-7:30 pm

Second day the show. Public admitted free of charge.

8/26/2022  11am-1pm

Last day of show. All unsold artwork must be picked up by the close of the show. 

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