Art Against Violence 2017

The 2017 Art Against Violence Art Exhibit –“Our Anguish, Our Resolve will be held March 1 through April 2, 2017 a the Plants and Flowers Building – San Joaquin County Fairgrounds

capture-jpaav17-fraph-onlySome of the Key FREE Special Events will be:

  • Artists’ Reception  – on Sunday, March 5 from 3 – 5 p.m.
  • Spoken Word Event – on Saturday, March 18 from 3 – 5 p.m
  • An Afternoon of Music and Dance   Sunday, April 2 from 3 – 5 p.m.


The purpose of the event is to initiate conversations on violence that lead to action. Artists will provide pieces to explore and comment on:

  • How violence tears us apart – internally, in families and in other groups, and in our community.
  • How we change a culture of violence to one of communication and tolerance


—-  Artist applications  deadline is February 10, 2017

—  Completed art is due Feb. 24, 2017

—- You can click here…….ARTIST APPLICATIONS.. to complete the Entry Form and pay the entry fee by credit card online for the “Our Anguish, Our Resolve” – 2017 Art Against Violence exhibit.     Note:  Artist applications are due by February 1, 2017  !!!

Spoken Word Artists:

   Entry Deadline:                 February 1, 2017

    Spoken Word Event:          March 18, 2017 from 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Please complete the following application, and email to