Call to Artists

  DRUMMONDTOWNE ARTS FESTIVAL – April 29th, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Accomack Courthouse Lawn

This is the same day as the Garden Tour, so many people will be out and about. REGISTRATION DEADLINE: April 7th 

 Drummondtowne Arts Festival Application


ARTFUL FLEA – Second Saturdays from May to October, Chincoteague

This is a large, successful market. Also a long detailed application form, so look it over carefully and register as quickly as possible – spaces are in demand!

Artful Flea 2017 Application



Prospectus and online entries available at

The“Local Color” Show is exclusively for artists of the Delmarva Peninsula (Delaware, Maryland and Virginia). The show runs from July 21st to the 23rd at the historic Tidewater Inn in Easton, Md., in conjunction with the Plein Air Easton Competition and Art Festival. The awards judge will be Sara Linda Poly, Grand Prize winner of Plein Air Easton 2016. The entry jurist will be Trey Finney, 2nd Place winner of Plein Air Easton 2016. Prizes are: $600.00 to Best in Show, three $200.00 Awards of Excellence and three $50.00 Honorable Mention Awards.  

In support of the Easton – Plein Air Competition and Arts Festival, the Working Artists Forum annually sponsors a juried and judged art exhibit entitled “Local Color”. The exhibit will be held concurrently with, and under the auspices of the 13th annual Easton Plein Air Competition. 

For application, more information and details please see the attached prospectusFor more information contact Doris Glovier at 410-957-2398 or by email: or Nancy Thomas at 410-820-1133 or email her at



The Eastern Shore Art League of Virginia, Inc. is a 501c3 corporation founded in 1977 and dedicated to promoting the visual arts on the Eastern Shore. We are supported by our members and friends as well as our affiliations with United Way, Arts Council of the Eastern Shore (ACES) and the Eastern Shore Artisans Trail.