Start Date Fri, March 3, 2023 @ 10:00 AM
End Date Sat, March 4, 2023 @ 2:00 PM
Location The Cuyahoga Valley Art Center


DATES: MARCH 3-4, 2023


The theme of this juried exhibition is FIGURATIVE. All types of figures – humans, animals, and fictional, depicted as realistic or conceptual – are valid for submission. Artists are free to apply their own interpretations so long as the works are in line with the main theme. All mediums are encouraged. CVAC will be accepting submissions on:

Friday, March 3, 2023, from 10:00 – 3:00 PM &

Saturday, March 4, 2023, from 10:00 – 2:00 PM

The cost for submission is $30 for up to 2 entries for CVAC Members and $35 for up to 2 entries for non-CVAC members.

This open exhibition is juried, with the juror determining accepted submissions and the winning submissions to receive First-Place, Second-Place, and Third-Place in the amount of $100, $75 & $50 sequentially, as well as up to three honorable mentions. A People’s Choice shall be held during this exhibition, winner to be announced at the artist reception. This juried exhibition will highlight works of art spanning a plethora of differing artistic mediums. “We are excited to see what our members and the arts community have to share with us,” states Danielle Dieterich, Executive Director of CVAC.

This exhibition opens to the public on Tuesday, March 7th. Awards will be distributed as the winners are celebrated during the Figurative Exhibition Artist Reception on Friday, March 31st from 5:30-7:00 PM. Patrons will have the opportunity to mingle with the artists, enjoy refreshments and hors d’oeuvres and purchase art during this free reception.

Please Review the Prospectus: CVAC Figurative Exhibition PROSPECTUS

This is a juried exhibition. Please review the prospectus guidelines for more details.

Juror: Mark Giangaspero

Mark Giangaspero studied and taught visual arts under the late Jack Richards until his passing in 2014. Giangaspero has been teaching drawing and painting classes in every media at the Cuyahoga Valley Art Center for over 10 years. They have shown work in prestigious galleries such as the McDonough Museum in Youngstown, Ohio, Viewpoints at the Cincinnati Art Club, and the National Arts Club in New York. The Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown, Ohio currently holds two of Giangaspero’s pieces, “Mr. Richardson” and “Portrait of Chris” in the permanent collection.

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