The ASAA 2020 Call for Entry is now closed. Thank you & good luck!

American Society of Aviation Artists

32nd Annual International Aerospace Art Exhibition
Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum
Savannah, Georgia

May 27, 2020 – July 27, 2020
ASAA Forum Dates: May 27 – May 30 2020

Michael Goss
“Bessie Coleman – My Dream”
Mixed Media 24 x 30
A little girl stands in front of Bessie Coleman news clippings dreaming that one day “that will be me”.

Selected works will be the best sub­mitted by artists from around the world. In addition to ASAA sponsored awards, prizes sponsored by Boeing, ForeFeathers Enterprises, & Winsor-New­ton will be awarded.

Rules for Artist Entrants

Entry Deadline: Completed entry forms, media, and entry fees must be received by 11:59 p.m. U.S. Eastern Standard Time, Sunday, March 15, 2020.

 Artists are responsible for the legal and ethical integrity of their artwork. An artwork may be rejected by jurors if, in the jurors’ opinions, the artwork appears to be derived from another’s art (including copyrighted or public domain photography). All participants warrant that their work will be their own creation and never plagiarize the work of others, nor infringe upon the copyrights of artists, photographers or other entities.

Slides are no longer accepted.

Accepted artwork submitted not exhibiting the quality indicated in the scanned digital image will be disqualified by the hanging committee.

Who May Enter: All artists are invited to submit entries for this juried exhibition. Only the artist creator may submit the artwork. Publishers, galleries, agents, and collectors may not submit artwork on behalf of artists. If the work is not currently in the artist’s possession, it will be the artist’s responsibility to ensure availability and arrange for shipping of the work in time to meet deadlines.

Theme and Eligibility: This is an open theme exhibition and artwork depicting any aerospace subject is eligible. Works appearing in prior ASAA exhibits are ineligible. Only original artwork will be accepted. Computer generated art is ineligible. Photography, or any process derived from the use of photographs, photo-offset lithographs, giclées, computer graphics, or other reproductions will not be accepted. True fine art prints are acceptable. This includes etchings, serigraphs, stone lithographs, and woodcuts, all of which are hand printed one at a time.

Artists are encouraged to paint for specific awards such as the
Capt. Duane Whitney Marlin Award.

Listed below are some of the awards anticipated for the exhibition. There may be others, so check the ASAA website for updates. If an ASAA artist entering the exhibition at the ASAA entry fee rate receives an ASAA Award and has not paid their dues, the dues amount will be deducted from the award amount.


James II. Roy, Jr. $1000
For the best artwork in the exhibition by an ASAA member.

Award of Distinction $750
For the best artwork in the exhibition.

Merit Awards (2) $350 each.

In addition, ASAA awards for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place will be awarded in the Commercial Aviation, General Aviation, Military Aviation and Space categories.
Please select the desired category on the entry form for each work submitted.

Awards will be in the following amounts:

1st Place in each category – $250

2nd Place in each category- $125

3rd Place in each category – $100

Captain Duane Whitney Martin $500.
For artistic excellence in depicting the conflict in Southeast Asia 1964-1974.
(Previous winning artists are eligible)

Boeing Spirit of Flight $500

Nixon Galloway Golden Age of Aviation $200.
For work best depicting the Golden Age of Aviation.

Walter Jefferies Awards (2) $100 each.
• Attendees’ Unjuried Exhibit by popular choice.
• Best work created at the Forum.

ForeFeathers (TM) Enterprises’ Plaque du Beaque Award $100.
Presented for the most creative approach to telling an aviation story or depicting an aviation event.

Founder’s Awards Ribbons:
Gold and Silver (2). For the best original art (no prints) in the unjuried exhibition.

ASAA Associates Award (Unjuried show):
Ribbons (2). Only Associate members eligible.

Duration: Any artwork submitted must be available for the duration of the exhibition. If you would like your disc returned, please enclose a stamped, self addressed envelope.

Artwork: Artwork must be properly framed (artwork on paper must be protected by acrylic glazing), wired, and ready for hanging with the artist’s name and title of painting clearly printed on the back of the artwork, or it will not be hung. Sculptural entries must give overall dimensions on the entry form. Accepted artwork submitted not exhibiting the quality indicated in the scanned digital image will be disqualified by the hanging committee.

“Gallery wrap” framing is permitted but must be professionally presented. No staples or tacks are allowed to show on the sides of the gallery wrapped frame.

How to Enter

There is no limit on the number of entries submitted but only a maximum of two entries per artist can be juried into the exhibition. Entry is by scanned digital images only, of original art (slides are no longer accepted). Entry forms may be submitted by mail with CD or online submission with scanned digital entries. Payment may be made by check if by mail, or by credit card if by on-line submission (for those entrants with internet access). Online submission of entry information is encouraged, even if you are submitting a CD. On-line registration will be available after November 11, 2019.

Media: Digital images: Digital images of the original art may be submitted online or on a CD. Images must be sized to fit within a 1500 X 3500 pixels image area at 300 dpi and are in JPEG format.All entries may be submitted on the same CD. Do not send original art, photoprints, giclées or lithographs for jurying.

Paper Forms: Completely fill out the entry form. Make copies if necessary. Use one (1) entry form and a digital scan on CD for each entry. There is no limit on the number of entries submitted but a maximum of 2 artworks for any artist would be accepted. A 100 word (or less), description of the subject matter and a 100 word (or less), biography must be submitted.ASAA retains the right to alter painting descriptions or biographies for length or readability. Please do not attach a separate biography from a brochure.Your application will not be accepted unless all forms are completely filled out and all applicable fees are paid prior to the jurying process. ASAA members must be in good standing if submitting entries using member rate fees.

Entry fee: The entry fee is $20 per entry for ASAA members and $40 per entry for non members. Please write only one (1) check made payable to “ASAA Exhibit” to cover all of your entries. If you are willing to use the PayPal credit card service, you may make a secure online payment of your entry fees by credit card by going to the ASAA Cashier page Those of you with an existing PayPal account can simply send payment to

Only ASAA members whose dues are paid in full by the Call for Entry deadline qualify for the $20 per entry ASAA discount rate. All other entrants pay the $40 per entry rate. Dues and entry fees can be paid by check or online at the ASAA Cashier page

SHIPPING: Artists are responsible for shipping and insurance of their artwork to the exhibition. Return Shipping and insurance of artwork will be paid for artists attending the annual forum. If ASAA obtains sponsorship for the return shipping, shipping will be covered for all ASAA members and all forum attendees. Join ASAA as an Associate Member to qualify for member return shipping privileges. All ASAA paintings for US and Canadian artists will be shipped by UPS or FedEx Ground, insured. Be sure your return address is a street address accepting UPS or FedEx delivery.Return shipping and insurance fee will be limited to a maximum of $200 per piece.Artists are solely responsible for all shipping arrangements. The host venue will not be involved in transactions that require banking issues needed to resolve shipping concerns or problems.

For more info:

Michael J. O’Neal, ASAA
581 Airport Rd.
Bethel, PA 19507 USA
Phone: (732) 735-6631
Please direct questions regarding the exhibition
or entry process to Michael O’Neal.

Jurors: Gerry Asher, ASAA, John Clark, ASAA, Sharon Rajnus, ASAA, Larry Manofsky and Crissie Murphy

Thank you for your entry! We look forward to having an outstanding exhibit
at the Mighty Eight Air Force Museum