River Arts has been instrumental in my success as a photographer. From my very first exhibit the staff has provided excellent guidance along with continual encouragement and support. River Arts is truly a community asset.” – Artist/Instructor/Participant


The River Arts Center is home to two gallery spaces:

The Common Space Gallery
, located on the main floor of the River Arts Center, and The Gallery at River Arts, located in the Robert C. Folley Performance Hall on the second floor, are juried exhibition spaces featuring emerging local artists and established regional and international artists.

River Arts also curates gallery space at the Morrisville Post Office and Morrisville Town Offices, bringing visual art into the everyday fabric of our community.

Exhibitions are determined by the Rivers Arts Gallery Committee, and welcomes all artist submissions. If you are interested in an exhibit in any of the River Arts galleries, please email your submissions to [email protected]

Please include as many items listed below that apply to your proposal:

  • Cover letter
  • CV or resume
  • Artist’s statement
  • Images of your work: up to 10 images- with accompanying description including title, size, medium, year
  • Link to artist website
  • For video, please submit 1-3 pieces that are up to 5 minutes in length. DVD’s, links to artist websites, YouTube and Vimeo are also welcome.
  • Programming ideas to tie-in with your exhibit for adult workshops or student gallery talks
  • Reviews/articles of prior exhibitions or creative pursuits

River Arts Annual Photo Co-op Photography Contest:

Submission Deadline: November 22, 2019

The River Arts Photo Co-op provides photography enthusiasts with a way to gather, share feedback and knowledge of photography in an atmosphere of camaraderie and fun. The Photo Co-op meets at River Arts in Morrisville every 3rd Thursday of the month from 6-8pm.

River Arts is holding its annual photography contest that will accept images taken during the 2019 calendar year January 1st through the deadline November 22, 2019. To qualify to enter photographer must attend at least one Photo Co-op meeting. Photographers may submit up to 3 images, and there is no cost to enter. Photos must be original works by the photographer submitting the photo, taken in or of Vermont. Amateur and professional are welcome to enter. Winning images will also be featured in a group exhibit at the Morrisville Post Office in 2019. Prizes: 1st Place- $200 , 2nd Place- $100, 3rd Place- $75, three honorable mentions- $25 each. Visit RiverArtsVT.org for full submission guidelines, and submit images to: [email protected]

Thank you to Sterling Home Inspection for sponsoring the contest!