Juried Exhibit: Art at The Avenue West Cobb

SCAA Staff

   Call for Artists–  South Cobb Arts Alliance presents:  Art at The Avenue West Cobb, a national juried invitational exhibit
Register Now. CAFE Registration with Entry Deadline: July 9, 2022

The South Cobb Arts Alliance (SCAA) is pleased to announce a national juried invitation to artists for its 2022 Juried Exhibition featuring all types of genre, medium, style, and technique in arts to be held at a unique 10, 499 sq ft exhibit space at The Avenue West Cobb, Marietta, Georgia and open to the public beginning August 27 until September 17, including Labor Day weekend.

Location: The Avenue West Cobb  (The Avenue West Cobb ::: Marietta ::: GA) is an open-air lifestyle shopping center in Marietta, located at 3625 Dallas Highway, Marietta, GA 30064 and has an estimated annual foot traffic of 2.5-3 million. The venue is a large open space with smaller rooms to accommodate a gift shop and interactive community events. Located 15 miles northwest of Atlanta, the location features an open-air, pedestrian friendly setting with a unique mix of retailers and restaurants to encourage guests to stroll, relax and stay awhile.

Events within the Juried Exhibit:  Art makes our communities stronger, and as SCAA is celebrating 50 years of art inspirations, events will include collaborative presentations by the Georgia Ballet (The Georgia Ballet | Home of Classical Ballet), and the Georgia Symphony (The Orchestra – Georgia Symphony Orchestra | Timothy Verville, Music Director). Additionally, a student artwork display will be included in the venue area for the Emerging Artists: Student Encore Exhibit of local students in the area. A Gift Shop will feature additional opportunities to purchase art from the juried artists as well as some local fine artists and crafters not included in the main juried exhibit.

More about South Cobb Arts Alliance: This exhibit will celebrate our 50th year as an all-volunteer supported nonprofit organization.  Over the years, SCAA has won grants (National Endowment for the Arts) and awards such as the Best of Cobb 2022 Nonprofit placement (https://www.mdjonline.com/cobblife/bestof/#//). And, SCAA continues to bring art to public settings and more as detailed in a recent issue of Cobb in Focus magazine (A Golden Opportunity | Cobb In Focus).


We are honored to have Charles Young Walls as our 2022 Juror and Judge.  His past judging focused on all mediums with artistry in the forefront.  He enjoys a growing reputation as an award-winning painter and has exhibited in numerous exhibitions in the South and nationwide. He received the Presidents’ Award of Excellence at the 2015 Oil Painters of America National Exhibition and at the 2013 OPA National Exhibition he was awarded the John August Dietrich Memorial Figurative Award of Excellence. Most recently he was awarded the Gold Medal at the 2015 and 2020 OPA Salon Exhibition.  He is a member of the Portrait Society of America, and the American Impressionist Society, and is a Signature Member of Oil Painters of America.

Charles Young Walls has been an artist all of his life and his art has always been in the forefront of his pursuits. He completed a BFA from Arizona State University after which, following years of artistic struggle, he finally found the training he was looking for. He studied art at the National Academy of Design and the Art Students League, both in New York City. Continuing to hone his painting skills, Charles then spent a decade pursuing a successful career in illustration before returning to the field of fine art.  Charles and his wife currently live in the Atlanta area. Bio — Charles Young Walls – fine art


Awards include $500 First Prize, $300 Second Prize, $150 Third Prize. Awards will be given at the discretion of, and as designated by, the juror and the juror’s decision is final.

More detailed information and artist registration online at Cafe .    Please note before you begin your registration that artwork in this juried invitation must be delivered in person for this exhibit. No shipments will be accepted.

  • Juried Exhibit Registration
    June 11, 2022 - July 9, 2022
    8:00 AM - 10:00 PM


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Venue Phone: (678) 594-6738

3625 Dallas Highway, Marietta, Georgia, 30064, United States