This exhibition will be In gallery & online. 

What is desire? What do you desire? What colors, emotions, or images come up for you when you think of the word? How has desire impacted your life?  


Please bring both submissions to artwork drop off. Please note: depending on the amount of submissions and the design of the exhibition, it is possible that only 1 piece will be hung in the physical exhibition. All submissions will be included in the online version.   

Deadline for image submission: April 21, 2021

DROP OFF Date: April 25, 2021

Exhibit Dates: April 27 - May 22, 2021

Artwork Pick-up: May 23, 2021


MEMBERS: Fee $30 


- Submit 2 pieces per artist.

- To become a new member or to renew your membership, click here!

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: We recognize that this is a hard time financially for many artists. Thanks to a generous donor we have started a fund to help with these costs for artists. If you would like to submit but cannot for financial reasons, please click here.


- All work must be for sale.

- GFAA will take 30% commission on sales.

- Work that has been in previous GFAA exhibits in the last three years is not eligible.

- This show will be judged and we will be giving out 8 monetary awards. Judge is TBD

- For the time being, we will be doing local pick-up at the gallery only  for sales. If a buyer is not local and wants a piece shipped to them, we  will handle it on an individual basis. Shipping cost will be added to price.

- Please submit quality images to ensure that your images can be included in the exhibition.

- All work must be ready to hang on the wall with hardware or wire in place. All work must have GFAA labels taped to the back. Click here for printable labels.

For more on guidelines, please refer here:  GFAA Exhibition Guidelines


Questions? Contact Katy at

The Gainesville Fine Arts Association, Inc. (GFAA) has fostered and encouraged the study of the visual arts through every medium since 1923.

Gainesville Fine Arts Association | GFAA Gallery | 1314 South Main Street | GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA 32601

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Contact Katy  at 352.328.5027