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Valley Art Center's 51st Annual Juried Art Exhibition

Entry Dates 2022-10-07T16:00:00 - 2022-08-01T10:00:00 53 Days Left


Valley Art Center
Call to entry for51st Annual Juried Art Exhibition

Margaret "Peg" Bowen Gallery at Valley Art Center, 155 Bell Street, Chagrin Falls, Ohio 44022
CTE deadline October 7, 2022 at 4 p.m.Exhibit on view November 4 – December 14, 2022Jurors:Casey Monda,  Casey Monda Art AdvisoryArnold Tunstall, Director, University Galleries, Myers School of ArtMark Yasenchack, Mark Yasenchack Studio

Valley Art Center presents our 51st
Annual Juried Art Exhibit. Artists living within a 250-mile radius of Chagrin Falls are invited to submit artwork for consideration to this prestigious annual exhibition. Each artist may submit up to 3 pieces in any art medium. Historically we have received approximately 400-500 pieces of artwork, including 2-D and 3-D. The art is juried to approximately 60 works in painting, drawing, fiber arts, jewelry, sculpture, photography and more! Over $2,500 in cash is awarded for Best of Show, 1st, 2nd, 3rd Place and several community sponsored awards including the Victoria Welling Award and the Phyllis Lloyd Memorial Award for Abstract Painting.
Entry Fee: $15 a piece, up to three (3) pieces per artist

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What you will need

At least one digital image of each art piece, up to three submissions. These must be good photographs of the actual, original art work you want to enter to potentially exhibit. We recommend 3d artists submit at least one photomosaic image for each submitted piece featuring multiple views of each submitted piece in a single image.
Digital images must be saved in the JPG (JPEG) file format.
Your pictures should be no smaller than 960 pixels and no larger than 4600 pixels on the longest side.
They should be no bigger than 4 Mb in file size.
Please make sure you are settled on titles, medium descriptions and prices. The way you identify yourself and your work in the submission form is what we utilize when we present your information on art labels and in program listings. Valley Art Center is not responsible for misspellings or incorrect information arising from inaccurately entered information.

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Entering artwork submissions
After logging in or creating a new account, you will Add a new submission. You will fill out the form with Category, Title, Dimensions (height, width, and depth), Sale price (all work entered must be for sale for this exhibit), and Medium for your first artwork submission. You will then pay your entry fee and upload an Attachment that is the photo of your artwork. If you would like to enter more than one work of art, please upload and pay for each entry separately.

Important Dates

Call to entry

CTE opens August 1, 2021
CTE deadline, October 7, 2021 at 4 p.m.
Notification of jury results; Tuesday, October 11, 2022 by 4 pm. Please do not call or email VAC for results.

Artwork delivery
Saturday drop off, October 22, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
Monday drop off, October 24, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.Shipping—please plan for shipped art to arrive by October 22, 2022 or earlier and include a prepaid return shipping label inside your package.

Event dates

Exhibit opens, November 4, 2022
Exhibit closes, December 14, 2022

Artwork pick up

Return shipping, ASAP after close of exhibit
Thursday pick up, December 15, 10 a.m.– 4 p.m.Friday pick up, December 16, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday pick up, December 17, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

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