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August 24- August 25, 2024

Depending on the COVID-19 status and the rules governing public gatherings, changes may occur.  Please check our website for updates. 

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Award Winners

Nickoli Walko, VA
5th place, Mixed Media

John Crutchfield, VA
Artisan Award, Mixed Media

Javier Baron, FL
3rd place, Silver Jewelry

Leanne Moss, VA
2nd place, Oil

Cheryl Dixon, IN
Best in Show, Sculpture

Emily Baker, VA
Oil and Acrylic

Lisa Melita, VA

Joshua Solomon, VA
4th place, glass

Jeffrey Thruston, VA
Design Award

From Left to Right in Group Picture

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Saturday August 24, 2024

10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Sunday August 25, 2024

10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

If you want to find that one-of-a-kind gift for someone special or a signature piece for yourself, then come to our show, located on



in Portsmouth, Virginia's historic downtown.  You will find a little of everything from wood carving to oil painting, handwoven clothing to art glass, fine jewelry to pottery and more. 

High Street, between Crawford and Court Streets

Stained Glass Painting
Jewelry Making

The Seawall Art Show features works for sale by 85+ artists, a student art show, live entertainment and food.  



Artists (18 years or older and collaborative teams) should complete an online application and pay the fee indicated in the "Important Dates and Artist Fee Information” section.  In addition, artists are required to upload (3) digital images representative of their work and a tent/booth image in jpeg format.  Each digital image (jpeg) should be 800 pixels on the longest side with a total file size of no more than 3 megabytes.  Artist statements and resumes are also required in pdf or Word format.

ARTISTS WHO RECEIVED A CASH AWARD in 2023 and will be exhibiting in the same medium DO NOT NEED TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION FEE. (Booth/exhibitor and late fees still apply.)

To apply, click here for an ARTIST APPLICATION

2023 Award winners, click here to complete a REGISTRATION FORM

  If you have questions regarding artist applications or registration form, contact

Earlene Lampman, Artist Liaison

Due to scheduling, there maybe a delay in returning calls. 

For a faster response, please email your questions and inquiries.

You may also email for assistance.

Student artists (current 6th - 12th graders and graduated seniors) are also eligible to participate in the Seawall Art Show.  To apply please go to the call for artists students application page. 

To apply, click here for a STUDENT Application

If you have questions, please contact

Peggy Davis, Coordinator of the Student Art Show

(757) 650-6248

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Have a general question, comment or suggestion drop us a line using the form below.  You can also email us at

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Seawall Art Show

521 Middle Street

Portsmouth, VA 23704


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