River City Signs and Design would like to invite you to our Inaugural Annual Art Show. 

Help us celebrate our First Year with our local community! We have made many new friends and connections in the local area since we have opened a year ago. We have discovered that many of you, our customers and friends,  are also very talented artists; graphic designers, illustrators, photographers, painters and all around creative people. We’d like to celebrate our success and your creativity each year with an art show featuring local talent.

So, please submit your work for our show to be held in Tallapoosa in September. The opening reception will be September 15th in a venue next to the Get-n-Go.

Contest One: Graphic Design Contest

Design a graphic art wrap background.  The winning design will be printed on vinyl by River City Signs and Design and a toolbox will be wrapped with it at the end of the event. More details, including the size of the graphic design will be announced July 1st.

Files must be submitted electronically and should be 

Contest Two: Painting, Drawings, or sketches

Each Applicant must have a canvas size of at least 24”x18” and must be display ready. 

Contest Three: Sculptures, Models, and displays. 

Contest Four: Photography

Contest entry fee is $20 per item. Contest Winners will receive a Cash prize and  gift certificates for print and/or design services at River City Signs and Designs. Winning works will be featured on our website along with a photo and small bio of the artist.

1st  and 2nd prizes will be awarded for each contest. From those, one overall winner will be chosen for the grand prize. Also, 1st and 2nd place peoples choice awards will be determined by votes of art show atendees.

Judges are Ronnie Ridley, Mary Layton Ridley, Codie Alsop, and Dara Johnson. 

Show Location:

3329 Hwy 100s
Tallapoosa GA, 30176
Next Door to the “Get & Go” gas station

Deadline for submittal: September 1st, 2017

Show will be September 15th, 2017 from 5  to 11PM

All artwork MUST BE REMOVED after the event ends that night or the next morning before noon. No work should be removed prior to the end of the show.


We are still developing the rules. All details and rules subject to change prior to July 1st.

3150 Hwy 100 South, Tallapoosa GA 30176
Shop phone 1+678.953.5196
​Codie Alsop (Graphic Designer) 1+770.328.4021

River city 

CASH PRIZES - GIFT Certificates - And MORE