2024 Exhibition Results

Results: 186 entries from West Virginia, Kentucky, and Ohio; only 60 were accepted (due to limited gallery space). 100 artists entered but only 50 accepted. This was a very competitive show juried by Chris Krupinski and Steve Smith. 75% West Virginia artists, 14% Ohio, 10% Kentucky.

2D art paintings (oil, watercolor, acrylic, pastel, ink); 1 fiber,1 fused glass, mosaic, and 4 mixed media. 50% Paintings or 30 entries (11 oil, 7 watercolor, 9 acrylic, 3 pastel) 1 ink, 1 guache, 17% photography (10) 1 linoleum print, 1 bead embroidery 3D art 4 ceramic/clay, 2sculpture, 2 ceramics steel, 1 stained glass, and 1 petrified wood/wood.

This show combines the talents of 50 artists and is available for public view until July 14, 2024. Award winners were from West Virginia, Ohio, and Kentucky.


2024 TSAA Juried Exhibition List of Awards March 18, 2024
BEST OF SHOW Romey Williamson “Maestro” Ink Lavalette WV
1 ST PLACE Charles Ott “Boy on Pier” Acrylic Branchland, WV
2 ND PLACE Cara Clark “Cherry Blossoms” Acrylic Ashland, KY
3 RD PLACE Laura Moul “Out to Dry” Photograph Milton, WV $
BARBARA DELLIGATTI MEMORIAL AWARD Bo Wang “Back Yard Spring” Watercolor Lavalette, WV
KATHY WELCH MEMORIAL AWARD Jade Mollohan “Abstract Skelton” Acrylic Gallipolis, OH
PHOTOGRAPHYDIGITAL ART Linda Clifford “Flowers in Rain Drops” Photograph Milton, WV
PAINTING Jeni Stewart “Dancing Rocks Walking Ribbons” Acrylic Philippi, WV
MIXED MEDIA Lesa Smith “Temperance” Mixed media; clay based paint Charleston, WV
CERAMICS-SCULPTURE Jamie Lester “Persephone” Ceramics/steel Morgantown, WV
FIBER-TEXTILES Delores Johnson “Origins” Fiber Huntington, WV

Image of the flyer for the 2024 TSAA Biennial.


Tri-State Arts Association Biennial Exhibition 2024

The Tri-State Arts Association announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, March 30 – July 14, 2024 at the Huntington Museum of Art in Huntington, WV. There will be $1,300 in awards given and purchase awards are available. Jurors are Steve Smith from Angola, Indiana and Chris Krupinski from Mainville, Ohio.  2D and 3D art will be accepted.  Artists 18 years or older, residing in West Virginia, Kentucky, or Ohio are eligible to enter the show. Original works completed since 2022 will be eligible to be entered in the show. Copied work or class work is not acceptable. Paintings, Drawings, Photography, Ceramics, Sculpture, Glass, Fiber, Textiles and Wood are accepted. Work must be no bigger than 3 x 4 ft. All work must be hand-delivered (and picked up), and will be juried onsite. See Prospectus for details. $40 for nonmembers, $30 for members of TSAA. Deadline: Deliver art Saturday, March 16, 2024 11 am to 3 pm and Sunday, March 17, 2024 1-3 pm.

Link:       https://tri-stateartsassociation.org/wp-content/uploads/2024/01/2024-TRI-STATE-ARTS-PROSPECTUS-1.pdf

For questions please contact, Laura Moul, TSAA President at lauramoul@aol.com or call 304-416-4522.

Opening reception Sunday, April 7, 2024 2:00-4:00 pm.  Public is invited to meet the artists and see the exhibition.  Event is free.

2024 Biennial Exhibition

It’s time again for the biennial exhibition at the Huntington Museum of art sponsors by TSAA. Open to both members and non-members.

Important dates: 

Receiving: (Studio 2 behind Museum) Saturday, March 16, 11 am to 3 pm, Sunday, March 17, 1 pm – 3 pm
Jurying: Monday, March 18th
Opening Reception: Sunday, April 7, 2 pm – 4 pm

(Non-selected works pickup: Sunday, April 7, 4 pm- 5 pm in the Auditorium)

Click to see photos from the 2022 Biennial

Click for the prospectus and entry form.

We are selling ads in our program too, plus we need purchase awards too. Also donations for drawing. We are asking local businesses for donations. If you can help, please call Leigh.

Any questions call Leigh McDonald 954-857-1269 or email leighmcdonald@zoomnet.net.

TSAA Biennial Art Exhibition - Huntington Museum of Art -2022

Thanks to everyone who came out for the TSAA Biennial Reception at the Huntington Museum of Art yesterday! We had a huge turnout and we would like to thank everyone who attended.
Congratulations to all the artists who had work accepted! If you did not get a chance to see the art this weekend, you have until August 28th to view them at the Museum. Big thanks to the TSAA Board and the museum and the museum staff for making this happen. All works are available for purchase at the gallery as well, unless labeled otherwise. Congrats to the award winners in the show!
Best of Show: Santha Gwyn – $500
1st place: Don McDowell – $300
2nd place: Jim Tardy – $200
3rd place: Mike Bowen – $100
Chuck Ripper Memorial Award: Brian Michael Reed – $100
Barbara Delligatti Memorial Award: Libby Stephens – $100
Honorable Mention: Vernon Howell
Honorable Mention: Adam Gedney
Honorable Mention: Joe Sartor
Honorable Mention: Leigh McDonald
Honorable Mention: Christina Senior
Honorable Mention: Mark Tobin Moore

Pictures from the Event Reception