Competitions & Contests

2020 Art in the Park

Entry Dates 2020-04-15T23:59:00 - 2020-02-10T22:00:00 7 Days Left


47th Annual Art in the Park

presented by
Medina County Art League

Application Deadline: April 1, 2020 @ MIDNIGHT

Exhibit Date: Sunday, July 19, 2020, 10am-5pm

Location: Medina Courthouse Square 


The Medina County Art League cordially invites you to participate in the 47th Annual Art in the Park fine art show. The show is set in Medina’s charming Court House Square. Artist exhibits are arranged around the park's gazebo, the focus of the historic Public Square area.
Eligibility and Jurying
A jury comprised of practicing artists, art teachers, and committee members will judge original artwork of professional quality in any medium for acceptance. No molds, kits or commercial products will be permitted. Accepted artists are expected to properly label all commercially produced reproductions. The jury requires that no more than 25% of artists display include such reproductions. An on-site jury committee will tour the show to determine artists' compliance with eligibility requirements. Those that do not comply will be asked to leave. ALL JURY DECISIONS ARE FINAL.
Exhibit Spaces and Fees
Approximately 140 artist exhibit spaces are available. Standard spaces are 10' x 10' deep, allowing ample space between booths. A limited number of double spaces are available. GENERATORS, STAKES, OR GROUND COVER ARE NOT PERMITTED! Booth Fees will be payable after jury selections have been made and can be paid through your account. Single Space = $140, Double Space = $280
Artist Responsibility
The artist is required to be on-site throughout the hours of the show. No dealers or agents are permitted. Artists are responsible for setting up their display with appropriate weather protection, keeping space free of clutter, and may not start to tear down prior to 5 pm. We strictly enforce booth tear down! Sales tax is the artist's responsibility. The current Medina County sales tax is 6.75%. Sales tax rates are available at, select Ohio Taxes, Sales & Use, and then Tax Rates and Changes.
Awards and Cash Prizes
A group of qualified judges will award a minimum of $2,500 in total cash prizes that day. Best of Show - $500; First Place - $350; Second Place - $250; Third Place - $100. Judges will be reviewing your submissions during the day of the show in your booths this year. Awards will be announced towards the end of the show via loud speaker.
Support Services
Continental breakfast, refreshments, signage, free parking, 24 hr. security, booth sitters, Boy Scout Troop for assistance transporting booth contents to/from vehicles (donations are encouraged), and advertising will be provided by the art league in local and regional newspapers, internet, radio, street signs, etc.
Art Scholarship Donations
Each booth will be REQUIRED to donate one item of your work to the MCAL Art Scholarship Booth or a monetary donation of $25. A member of the Art in the Park Committee will stop by your tent to collect your donation on the day of the show. All proceeds will be awarded to graduating Medina County high school seniors continuing their art education in college.
Application Procedure
Artists will need to submit 4 images of their work and 1 of their booth during the application process. Please save your images in JPEG format and under 4mb in size. Please review the video below prior to beginning your entry. There will be a non-refundable $10 application fee due during the process. Please pay only the $10 Application Fee during the process. You will be able to return to the application and pay the booth fee once juried in.
Once you have reviewed the video below please scroll back to the top of the page and select the REGISTER and APPLY link at the top of the page to begin the application process.
User Entry Process Tutorial