Summer Art Show (Ages 18+)

Summer Art Show

The Alachua County Library District is happy to announce we will be hosting the 11th Annual Summer Art Show. This year's Summer Art Show will feature work by members of the community who are over the age of 18. That's right, the Summer Art Show is for Adults Only. We will take submissions from Mon. July 1, 2024 until Fri. July 26, 2024. This year we will be having a reception and gallery show on Sat. Aug. 17, 2024, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. at the Headquarters Library. 

Please return to this page soon as we work to supply you with more information about the Summer Art Show as we finalize plans for submissions.

Art Show Guidelines and Rules

Participant guidelines included the following:

  • Entrants had to be 18 or older.
  • Each entrant is limited to two (2) pieces of artwork.
  • Each entry has to be the original work of the entrant.
  • Artwork must be submitted in-person at any ACLD library location
  • All entries must be accompanied by a completed Entry Form signed by the artist. This form serves as a release, allowing the library to use and/or display the artist's work any library location, on the library website,  library publications, and social media pages.
  • This year's categories for judging include: Favorite Painting, Favorite Mixed Media, Favorite Drawing, Favorite Photograph, Favorite Printed Digital Art and Crowd Favorite.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Adult Services Department at 352-334-3940.

2023 Summer Art Show Winners

Thank you to all the artists who took part in the 10th Annual Summer Art Show, hosted by the Alachua County Library District!

This winners are:

Favorite Painting: 
Edward Previc
Charliā€™s Tea Party
Acrylic Painting

Favorite Mixed Media: 
Dennis Johnson

Favorite Drawing:
Diego Bonometti
Ukrainian Soldier
Colored Pencil & Watercolor

Favorite Digital Photograph: 
Stephen Kimmel
Fan Dance
Digital Photograph

Favorite Digital Media:   
Elias Trespalacios
Digital Media

2022 Summer Art Show Entries