Welcome to Art in the County!

29th Annual ART IN THE COUNTY Juried Exhibition and Sale will be held

June 17 – July 4, 2022

Breaking News

July 4, 2022 – The 29th annual Art in the County exhibition and sale has now closed. Thank-you to the artists, jurors, sponsors, visitors, volunteers and buyers for helping us celebrate the artists in our community. We are looking forward to 2023 when we will celebrate our 30th anniversary. Click here to view the 2022 award winners including the People’s Choice and the Children’s Choice winners, announced on the last day of the show.

June 17, 2022 – Today the 29th Art in the County juried exhibition and show opens with 102 artworks from 74 local artists! It will continue until July 4th. This year, for the first time, the show is both in-person and online. After two years of online-only shows, we are very happy to be able to present the work of our County artists in an in-person show held in The Armoury (The Bunker, lower level) on Main Street in Picton, Ontario.

Our website has been updated to include the list of juried artists and the award winners. We are pleased to announce that the winner of the 2022 Community Arts Builder Award is Sarah Moran, arts champion, community connector, and volunteer extraordinaire. New for this year is the Carson Arthur Award. And the Maison Depoivre Award is back after a two-year hiatus due to COVID. We look forward to seeing you at the Show!

May 16, 2022 – Registration is ongoing for the Art in the County Juried Exhibition and Sale. Eligible artists have until Friday, June 3rd at noon to register their artwork, send their digitized image and pay their registration fee. The show will open for visitors on Friday, June 17th at 10:00 am. We look forward to seeing you all there!

March 28, 2022 – We are excited to announce that the 29th edition of Art in the County will take place June 17 – July 4, 2022 in The Armoury, as well as being presented online. Stay tuned for more information following our media launch on April 21st. To help you plan, please see the “Important Dates for 2022” below. This website will be gradually updated between now and April 21st, when artist registration will open.

Important Dates

Thursday April 21, 2022
Registration OPENS. Press release announcing the beginning of artist registration.
Friday, June 3, 2022 by noon
Registration CLOSES. In addition to completing the online registration form and sending digital images, artists must pay the registration fee by this date.
Sunday, June 12, 2022 between 9:00 am and 4:00 pm
Art Intake Day – Bring artwork(s) to The Bunker on the lower level of the Armoury on Main Street in Picton. Enter from the rear off Mary Street.
Thursday, June 16, 2022
Award winners announced.
Friday, June 17, 2022
The show OPENS – from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm each day, 5:00 pm on Sundays.
Monday, July 4, 2022
The show CLOSES at 2:00 pm. Artists pick up unsold artworks between 2:00 pm and 5:00 pm.

Thank You to Our 2022 Sponsors!