February 23, 2018 – March 30, 2018

The Asheville Area Arts Council is excited to announce its 2018 Juried Members Exhibit, February 23 – March 30, 2018. Cash prizes for best in show and two honorable mentions will be selected by juror Candace Reilly. The winners will be announced at the opening reception on Friday, March 2, 2018 from 5 to 8 pm. 

All artists participating in the Juried Member’s Exhibit must have a current membership. Annual individual memberships are $35 and must be purchased before the submission.


Candace Reilly is the assistant director and curator at Blue Spiral 1 gallery in Asheville, NC.  She has a BFA in art history from St Mary’s College, University of Notre Dame and an MFA from Savannah College of Art and Design. In the past, she has worked in museums, curated in galleries, taught art history, and volunteered for numerous non-profits. A career advocate for the arts, Candace believes that successful communities, like Asheville, are those which are enriched by passionate and active artists.

Selected artists include: Alyssa Sacora, Alex Alford, Bee Adams, Camilla Calnan, Carrie Wagner, Cheryl Barnes, Cleaster Cotton, Connie Molland, David Sheldon, Erin Keane, Gretchen Chadwick, Jan Widner, Jen Gordon, Karen Keil Brown, Larry Turner, Leslie Rosenberg, Lisa De Girolamo, Lisa Natasha Sousa, Melanie Norris, Ron Adolph, Sandee Johnson,


Generously sponsored by:


“This program is supported by the N.C. Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural & Cultural Resources, with funding from the National Endowment of the Arts.