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Call for Participation

Summer Serendipity 2024

Exhibition Dates: September 3rd – October 5th

The Johns Creek Arts Center is seeking submissions for Summer Serendipity 2024, an annual multi-media art exhibition sponsored by the Johns Creek Arts Center Guild. This juried exhibition, open to the public, is held at the Johns Creek Arts. Center. It is Johns Creek Arts Center’s largest exhibition each year with more than sixty artists across the Southeast participating. This exhibition is limited to artists 18 and up. Each participant may enter up to three works for a single, non-refundable entry fee of $40. The first-place winner will receive $1000. There are other cash awards and recognitions associated with this exhibition.

JUROR: Waduda Muhammad, Executive Director of Georgians for the Arts


Artwork Submission Deadline: July 26th by 4pm

Artist Notification of Selection: August 16th by 4pm

Artwork Drop-off Dates: August 21st – 22nd, 10am – 4pm

Exhibition Dates: September 3rd – October 5th

The gallery is closed on Labor Day, September 5th.

Summer Serendipity Closing Reception and Awards: October 5th, 6pm- 7:30pm

Artwork Pickup: October 5th, 7th & 8th between 10:00a- 4:00p


  • -All artwork must be original creation of the submitting artist
  • -Eligible media include mixed media, ceramics, drawings, fiber art, printmaking, painting, collage, digital art, photography, and sculpture. Contact the curator with questions about the eligibility of a particular medium.
  • -2D Work: Maximum framed size is not to exceed 36” x 36” outside dimensions and or weigh more than 25 lbs.
  • -For the safety of our staff and guests, works on paper should be framed with either acrylic or Plexiglas
  • – Works must arrive ready to hang with wire appropriate to size, weight, frame type and structure.
  • -Sawtooth hangers are not recommended for works larger than 16×20 inches.
  • – Unframed canvases are acceptable if they are back-stapled, edges painted and include hanging wire.
  • -3D Work: Entries may not exceed 50 lbs. in weight.
  • -JCAC reserves the right to reject any work we feel we cannot hang safely.
  • -Work submitted must include an identification label on the back which includes artist name, title, and price or NFS.
  • -Artists receive 75% of proceeds on all works sold. JCAC retains a 25% commission.


Fill out the form below to upload your images and complete your submission with Entrythingy, you can pay via PayPal while your there or call the office at 770-623-8448 to pay by credit card (Mon – Fri, 10a -4p). ***Please remember to make a note of your entry number***

You will receive notification when your submission is complete.

Direct questions to curator, Althea Foster,

Call for Participation

High Honors: Arts Competition for Middle and High School Students 

June 10- July 26, 2024 

The Johns Creek Arts Center is accepting submissions for High Honors, an art competition and exhibition open to middle and high school students in Fulton, Forsyth, DeKalb, and Gwinnett counties. This annual competition is now in its sixth year. The dates for the exhibition are June 10th through July 26th, 2024. All student artists are permitted to enter up to three works. Each submitting artist will have at least one work accepted for exhibition. High Honors is a judged competition. Cash awards, ribbons, Johns Creek Art Center Scholarships, and other prizes will be awarded. Middle school and High school students are judged separately.  


Deadline for entry: May 20th extended to June 1, 2024

Notification of Selection: May 28th,  

Drop Off Artwork: June 3rd – June 5th   

Exhibition Dates: June 10th – July 26th  

Awards and Closing Reception: July 26th – 5:30 – 6:30pm  


-Each artist is allowed to submit up to 3 images of original works. Send all submissions via email to the curator Althea Foster at with High Honors in the subject line

-Acceptable media include painting, digital art, ceramics, mixed media, fiber art, photography, and jewelry. To check on the suitability of a particular media contact the curator

-All entry files must be named with artist’s last name, first name, followed by the title (for example: Smith Sally-Portrait of Fluffy.jpg)

-Image files should be in HIGH QUALITY JPEG format, images should be no smaller than 1000 pixels in any direction (about 13”) and be at least 72dpi. This should result in most image files ranging from 700kb to 2mb in file size, but this is only approximate.

-The accompanying submission email must include:

-Name, Address, Email, Phone Number, School, and Grade

-Title, medium, size, and price for each work entered.

-Works may be for sale or not for sale. Artists receive 75% of the selling price of work sold during the exhibition. JCAC retains 25%.

-Works must be ready to hang with either a sawtooth hanger or wire. JCAC reserves the right to reject works not properly presented

-For safety reasons works must be framed with either plexiglass or acrylic rather than glass

-If you are having difficulty preparing your images for submission, please contact Kristen Lewkowitz at for technical assistance.