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Allied Artists of America Unveils Details on its 2024, 111th Annual Juried Exhibition at the Butler Institute of American Art


Allied Artists of America (AAA) Inc., New York, will hold its 111th annual juried exhibition at the Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH, September 8 to November 10, 2024. The curated exhibit will include of 100 works selected by AAA.

Submissions for the exhibition open March 15 and run through June 17. Details of the exhibit can be found on the AAA’s website (https://www.alliedartistsofamerica.org/). In addition, there will be an expanded online show of artwork.


The juried show will offer over $45,000 in cash prizes, including the $5,000Audrey Love Award; the $6,000 AAA Gold Medal of Honor; the $4,000 AAA Silver Medal of Honor; and the $3,000 AAA Bronze Medal of Honor. Individual cash awards are also given to recognize oil painting, sculpture, water media, pastels, graphics and mixed media, including the new $1,000 Almenara Art Prize Award for oil painting.


The juried exhibit is open to all artists from around the world, 18 years and older. Those entering do not need to be a member of AAA. Eligible work includes original two-dimensional original artwork in oil, watercolor, pastel, acrylic, graphic, mixed media and sculpture, No photography or digital art. Works don’t have to be for sale. No “Price upon Request.” All work in the online show is eligible to win cash prizes.


The entry fee is $65 for the first entry; $15 for the second entry. Associates and non-members will be juried this year. Elected members are jury free. The $65 entry fee must be paid by elected members, associate members and non-members.

Artists should submit their work via the online submission platform: https://showsubmit.com/show/aaa-111th-annual-exhibition

Annie Patt, Arturo Garcia and Mike Rohner compose the jury of selection. Peter Trippi, editor-in-chief of Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine, and Gabriela Gonzalez Dellosso, president of AAA, make up the jury of awards.


The size limit for paintings is 48 inches in each dimension, which includes the frame. This size limitation applies the online show and the Butler Institute of American Art Museum show. The size limit will be enforced without exception, so please measure carefully. All work must be framed, wired and ready to hang. For sculpture in the round, 48 by 24 by 24 inches are the maximum dimensions included the base, with a maximum weight of 150 pounds. For relief sculpture, 36 by 36 by 24 inches are the maximum dimensions, with a maximum weight of 30 pounds.


No commission will be taken on sale of artwork for the online and museum exhibition. Any communication on selling artwork in the online or the museum exhibition must be handled by the artist and the buyer. AAA will not be involved or held responsible for any transactions between the artist and the buyer.


Artists invited to display their work at the Butler Institute may use FedEx or a similar agent. The museum will unpack and repack the artwork. You must include a prepaid return label in your shipping box. The Butler Art Institute and AAA assume no liability for the loss or damage of artwork for any cause. A complete list of exhibitors will be listed in the show catalog, with the artist’s name, address and the title of their work, and prices are printed in the exhibitor’s list. Entry into the 111th exhibition signifies acceptance and agreement to all these terms.


A non-profit organization, AAA is a national art society composed of artists, sculptors, elected active members and sustaining associate members from the across the country. The Allied Artists of America Inc., as it is now known, was founded in New York City in 1914.

As stated on its website, the AAA will continue to achieve its goal of furthering the cause of contemporary American artists through its annual national exhibitions, demonstrations, lectures, and an online newsletter reporting on activities of the organization’s members and associate members and other relevant cultural activities.


The Butler Institute of American Art, founded by Joseph G. Butler, Jr. in 1919 (website: https://butlerart.com), is incorporated and chartered by the State of Ohio, and is the first museum built to house a collection of strictly American artwork. The Butler’s mission is to collect and preserve works of art in all media created by citizens of the United States. The institute’s holdings exceed 22,000 individual works of art from thousands of American artists. Dr. Louis A. Zona serves as the director of the Butler Institute.


2024 Calendar for AAA’s 111th annual juried exhibition

at the Butler Institute of American Art


· Submissions for the exhibition open March 15, 2024


· Submission deadline: June 17, 2024 · Accepted artists posted on https://www.alliedartistsofamerica.org/: July 8, 2024


· Award winners notified via email: July 9, 2024 · Online exhibition posted on https://www.alliedartistsofamerica.org/: Sept. 1, 2024 to Sept. 1, 2025


· Butler Institute of American Art exhibition opens to the public: Sept. 8, 2024 to November 10, 2024


· For invited artists: Receiving arts days at the Butler Institute: Aug. 22 and 23, 2024, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.


· Art pick up days: November 19 to 22, 2024, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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