Essex Art Association

established 1946

Current & Upcoming Exhibits

Exhibition Schedule 2015  
See Show Prospectus for Detail
Valley Reginal Art Student Art Show                
Spring Juried Show     
Elected Artists Show      
Open Show                                           
July  Juried Show        
Open Show                      
Rental Season:
                       September 28th. 
                             Oct. 5th. to Oct. 8th.         
                             Oct. 11th. to Oct.15th.      
                             Oct.17th. to Oct. 21tst.      
                       Oct.25t. to Oct.28th.          
See "Show Prospectus" for detailed information

We feature exhibitions juried by distinguished curators, artists and art educators. A typical season includes:

  • Open shows for all who seek to display vivid and imaginative paintings, sculpture, drawing, ceramics, photography, and the avant-garde
  • A renowned Artist Members Show
  • Awards, scholarships and prizes worth over $10,000 given annually to artists of merit
  • Student exhibitions of award-winning art
  • Theme Shows that bring diverse talents together
  • A registry of artist members' credentials and artwork

Rental Season

September 21st through October 31st

Members of the Essex Art Association may rent the gallery from mid-September through the end of October to host their own shows. Please email   for pricing, availability and specific details.

Annual Meeting



 Picking Up Artwork

  • No works may be picked up prior to or at the Opening Reception for any show.
  • All works may be stored at no charge during the season and retrieved on the regularly
    scheduled pick up and receiving days – or during regular gallery hours.
  • Works left at the gallery after September 20th will incur a $15.00 storage charge.
    Special arrangements for their retrieval must be made by calling Betty Holcomb.
  • Gallery sitters for tenant show cannot and will not, under any circumstances release works in storage from EAA show