Start Date Fri, March 6, 2020 @ 10:00 AM
End Date Sat, March 7, 2020 @ 2:00 PM
Location The Cuyahoga Valley Art Center


CVAC is looking to showcase the talents of participating artists depictions of the Human Figure. The realistic and or abstracted subject matter of the artwork must be related to the human figure, all mediums are encouraged. CVAC will be accepting submissions on;

Friday, March 6th from 10:00 – 7:00 PM &

Saturday, March 7th from 10:00 – 2:00 PM.

Cost 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 cash awards for First-Place, Second-Place and Third-Place in the amount of $100, $75 & $50 sequentially, as well as up to five 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 across a plethora of differing artistic mediums. “We are excited to see what our members and the arts community has to share with us” states Danielle Dieterich, Executive Director of CVAC.

This exhibition opens to the public on Tuesday, March 10th. Awards will be distributed as the winners are celebrated during the Human Figure Exhibition Artist Reception on Friday, April 3rd 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:

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

2020 Human Figure Exhibition PROSPECTUS

Juror Biography: Debrah Butler

Debrah Butler graduated from the Cleveland Institute of Art with a BFA in painting which offered extensive study in anatomy and life classes. These formed the foundation for her realistic, detailed drawings and pastel paintings. Much of Debrah’s work has been portraiture, human and animal.

Debrah has exhibited in group and juried national shows around the country, garnering many prizes in her career. These shows include galleries and museums in NM, Indiana, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Kansas, Wisconsin, Chicago, the Salmagundi Club in NYC, and the Butler Institute in Youngstown, Ohio. Her work was selected for the Cleveland Museum of Art May Shows.

Debrah was one of the founding members of Group 10 Gallery in Kent. She has also had a painting conservation business for 40 years out of her studio in Kent where she resides with her husband/artist, John Sharp.

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