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Carolina Painter’s Guild

Member Showcase

Join us for an artist reception on Friday, May 10 from 5-7pm; this event is free and open to the public

About the Artists:

Carolina Painters’ Guild is a group of professional artists whose desire is to beautify the world by showing and selling their original art. They are made up of women of all ages using a variety of mediums from oils and acrylics to watercolors, pastels and mixed media. In an age of fierce competitiveness and name calling, the Guild strives to create beauty in the world and to encourage in each other the confidence, skill, and clarity of vision to create the best work that we can.


(On display in the Welborn Gallery through June 2019)

Coming Soon…

Yadkin Arts Council 2019 Juried Exhibition

This year we celebrate the 8th Annual Yadkin Arts Council Juried Exhibition. Please join us for the opening reception on July 12, 2019 at 5pm. It is one of our favorite exhibits because of the diverse art it brings to our facility every year.  This exhibition is a celebration of some of the finest creativity in North Carolina. Eligibility for entry is open to Fine Art artists in both 2D and 3D categories that are a minimum of 18 years of age and reside in North Carolina. $3,500 in combined prizes will be awarded to the best artists!

To enter please register HERE

To download prospectus click HERE

History of the Gallery

The Welborn Gallery was named after Marion and Jewell Welborn of Boonville for the generous lead gift they made to the Center’s capital campaign. The Welborns gifted the final funds needed to close the campaign and make possible the opening of the center.  

About The Gallery

Our Welborn Gallery warmly greets every visitor to the Yadkin Cultural Arts Center as soon as you walk in the building. Our Welborn Gallery is designed to expose residents and visitors to continual and varied 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional pieces of art. You can always find something to inspire and challenge you with every visit.

Guidelines For The Welborn Gallery

Portfolio Submission Guidelines for Exhibitions (2020/2021):

Please send 5 – 7 good quality .jpeg digital images of your work. These images should be a fair representation of the work you wish to exhibit at the Yadkin Cultural Arts Center, or similar to work you intend to create for the exhibit. Each image should be labeled with the size of the piece, medium, and title.

In addition to providing examples of your work, we request that you provide us with your website with specific instructions to guide us to the selections of art you wish to exhibit.

Other information we require includes a brief description of your exhibition idea. How many art objects? Is there a theme? You’ll also be required to provide information about yourself, your exhibition experience, and your training, if any.

If you are accepted to exhibit with us, you will need approximately 25 to 30 pieces of art at various sizes. All work must be wired for hanging.

For questions about submitting artwork to exhibit in our gallery please email