AAG Exhibitions 2019-2020


AAG Artist of the Month /Year Exhibition September 7-October 5, 2019

Jean Rossman
Artist of the Year

This exhibition is of the winners of the monthly Artist of the Month competition, September 2018-April 2019, and of the Artist of the Year, voted at the May 2019 meeting.

Exhibition dates: September 7-October 5, 2019
Drop off/Install date: Sept 7, 2019 10 am to 12 noon
Show dates: Sept 8 thru October 4, 2019
Reception: Sept 17 @ general meeting
Pick up date: October 5, 2019, 10am to 12 noon

Click here to see Artists of the Month

AAG Winter Exhibition | November 15, 2019 – January 12, 2020

Stan Kurth

This exhibition is open to all current AAG members in good standing. Prospectus

$900 in prize money will be awarded!
$450– Best in Show
$ 250– Award of Excellence
$150 – Award of Distinction
$50. – Award of Merit
Ribbon: Honorable Mention
Ribbon: People’s Choice

Important Dates:
Drop off:   Nov 15, 2019 | 9 am to 12noon
Notification of non accepted work:  Friday,  November 15, 2018 |  3-5 pm
Pick up of Non-Accepted Art:  Friday,  November 15  |  2-5 pm or Saturday November 17 TBA
Jury date: Nov 15, 2019  |   12pm to 2pm
Installation date: November 15, 2019 | 2-5:00 pm
Show dates: Nov 18, 2018 thru Jan 11, 2019
Reception date: Dec 8, 2019 | 2:00-4:00 pm
Pick up date: Jan 17, 2020 |  10am to 2:00pm
*sold work can be picked up prior to the holidays if necessary


Laura Cohen Hogan  | Artist, Arizona Artists Guild Member
Stan Kurth | Artist, Arizona Artists Guild Member
Jeff Zischke | Artist, Public Installations

AAG Associates Body of Work Exhibition | Feb 7 thru March 20, 2020

This exhibition is open to AAG Associate members only. Associate members are required to submit three works that are consistent in medium, artistic style, and subject. Jurors will look for quality of technique and artistic concept originality that is consistent across all three works. Jurors will either accept all three works or none of the three. Acceptance of all three works in this exhibition counts as one exhibition towards juried member status.   Prospectus

$900 in prize money will be awarded!
$450– Best in Show
$ 250– Award of Excellence
$150 – Award of Distinction
$50. – Award of Merit
Ribbon: Honorable Mention
Ribbon: People’s Choice

Important Dates:
Drop off date: Feb 7, 2020  |  10am to 12 noon
Jurying: Feb 7, 2020 |  12pm to 2pm
Pick up of non-accepted artwork, Feb 7, 2020 | 3:00-5:00
Installation Date: Feb 7, 2020
Show dates: Feb 8 thru March 19, 2020
Reception Date: March 8, 2020 | 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Pick up date: March 20, 2020 |  10am to 12noon


Dyanne Fiorucci | Artist, Arizona Artist Guild Member
Tess Mosko Scherer | Artist, Arizona Artist Guild Member
Daniel Prendergast | Artist, Arizona Artist Guild Member

AAG at First Studio | February 2-March 27, 2020

Ellen Nemetz

This exhibition is open to all current AAG members in good standing. Prospectus

Important Dates:
Submit Images:  December 15, 2019 -January 15, 2020

Notification of non accepted work:  Wednesday January 22, 2020 |  via email
Delivery and Installation: February 1, 2020 | 10am to 12 noon.
Show dates: February 2 – March 27, 2020
Pick up date: Saturday March 28, 2020 |  9:30 am to 11:00 am.

First Fridays:  February 7, 2020  | 6:00 – 10:00 pm & March 6, 2020| 6:00 – 10:00 pm
Third Fridays: February 21, 2020 | 6:00 – 10:00 pm & March 20, 2020 | 6:00 – 10:00 pm


Kris Kollasch | Artist, First Studio Curator
Ellen Nemetz | Artist, First Studio Curator
Guest Juror TBA


Submit your online entry here

AAG Statewide Exhibition | April 18 – May 22, 2020
West Valley Art HQ | 16126 N Civic Center Plaza, Surprise, AZ 85374

This exhibit is open to all residents of Arizona. Membership in AAG is not required for this exhibition.

2018 Statewide Exhibition | May 10, 2019 thru June 20, 2019  | Prospectus
Location: West Valley Art HQ | 16126 N Civic Center Plaza, Surprise, AZ 85374

The following awards will be made:
Best of Show $1000 cash
Award of Excellence $500 cash
Award of Merit $250 cash
plus special recognition awards to be announced

Important Dates:
Submissions:    March 1 thru March 27, 2020  | On line entries only.  To enter the exhibition via entrythingy.com
Notification to Artists:  Friday, April 10, 2020
Drop off to WVAHQ:  Friday, April 17 and Saturday April 18, 2020 | 10 AM to 1:00 PM
Reception:  Thursday April 30, 2020  |  6 to 8pm
Pick up:  Friday May 22, 2020 & Saturday, May 23, 2020  |  10 to 12:00 pm


Barbara Kemp Cowlin
Barbara received a BFA in Printmaking and MA in Community College
Education with a focus on printmaking from Northern Arizona University.
She completed additional graduate-level work in Bookmaking and Letterpress Printing at Arizona State University. She is a Certified Golden Artist Educator and is the 2019 recipient of the Adolph and Esther Gottlieb
Individual Artist Grant recipient.

Ann Morton
After a 35+ year professional career as a graphic/environmental graphic
designer, Ann earned my MFA in 2012 from Arizona State University’s
Herberger Institute – School of Art. Currently, Ann is a practicing artist and
an instructor at Mesa Community College, and previously at Arizona State
University and Paradise Valley Community College, in metropolitan Phoenix.

Dr. Grant Vetter
Dr. Grant Vetter is the Program Director of Fine Art Complex 1101 and
the Curatorial Coordinator for Artlink. He was a former Galleries Director
at Arizona State University where he still teaches curatorial theory. He is
also the author of The Architecture of Control (Zero Books 2012)

A League of Their Own exhibition at the Holland Gallery.
Arizona Art Alliance is hosting the annual A League of Their Own exhibition featuring the artwork of member leagues. Arizona Artists Guild is honored to be a part of this exhibit. We take this opportunity as a way to say thank you to our volunteers who work tirelessly, often behind the scenes, for AAG. Each volunteer is invited to participate in this invitational exhibition. Please join us in celebrating their commitment and artistic achievements at the Opening Reception on July 13, 4:30-6:30. The Holland Gallery | 34250 N 60th St, Scottsdale, AZ 85266.

Important Dates:

 AAG Outreach Programs Exhibition | May 11 – June 22, 2019
Reception: Tuesday, May 21, 2019 | 6:30 – 8:30 pm (during the May meeting)                    john_reniesen

This exhibition is open only to participants of the current year.  Programs include: Veterans Art Programs, The Mosaics, The Mona Lisas, and Suicide Survivor Program.

“Great Art Program!! Sometimes I surprise myself on some art projects, that I did not possibly could do. Doing Art is giving part of me to you. And that is a good thing!! Thank you!”This program is supported by AAG donations and funding from the Arizona Arts Alliance, and is designed to provide meaningful art instruction to Veterans of US Military Service for free to the Vets. Since June 2014, this program has helped, on average, 15 vets each month, learn how to be an artist. – participating veteran

“I love this, I like the variety of mediums and projects. I look forward to coming here, very much, so relaxing. I’m grateful for having the opportunity. Instructors are so helpful and knowledgeable. Thank you” – participating veteran

“This program is really great. Since I’ve been coming here, I have learned how to deal with my PTSD in a more positive way. The staff is very respectful and knowledgeable. I love and look forward to each and every class!” – participating veteran

Visions of Possibilities Exhibitions

An art exhibition in partnership with The Beatitudes Assisted Living Community, a senior care facility in central Phoenix.  Juried Members of AAG are invited to a one or two-person three-month-long exhibit.  Rotating quarterly, residents of the Beatitudes and their families enjoy the changing exhibitions and the opportunity to enjoy art when often they cannot get out to experience it at museums or galleries.

2019-2020 Exhibition Schedule:

September 5, 2019 – December 4, 2010
Karen Weingartner and Rick Francisco

December 5, 2019 – March 4, 2020
Ellen Nemetz and Les Rudnick

March 5 – June 3, 2020
Lynda Burruss and Norman Wilson

June 4- September 2, 2020
Alex Pekala and Tom Denny

Visions of Possibilities Fine Arts Exhibition  images

Devinshire Senior Center| Quarterly exhibitions

Acceptance in Devonshire Center Exhibition does NOT count toward juried status. This is a curated show which offers AAG artists a venue to display to the public.  The Denvenshire Senior Center has approximately 150 visitors per day.

Details and Entry Guidelines 

Exhibition Vice President Dave Knorr exhibits@arizonaartistsguild.net

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