Arts Program

Flight of Ideas, by Beth Nybeck

The Airport Arts Program, overseen by the five member Airport Arts Commission, presents museum-quality exhibitions in the Riley Terminal, provides periodic special programs in conjunction with the exhibitions and sponsors a countywide Annual Student Art Contest/Exhibition.

Call for Artists

JWA Call for Artists

John Wayne Airport invites local artists to apply for solo-style exhibition slots in the Community Focus Space (CFS) program with monthly exhibit openings, beginning Mid-March 2023. View the press release.

The completed application packet with images submittal deadline is 4 p.m. on Friday, September 30, 2022. Email applications to

Artists will be notified by November 18, 2022. For more information, contact Jeffrey Frisch, John Wayne Airport Arts Program Coordinator via email at

31st Annual Student Art Contest 

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