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Art Center Seeks 76th Annual May Show Entrants

28 Feb , 2021  

By 1812Blockhouse

The Mansfield Art Center is gearing up for their 76th Annual May Show, and is now on the lookout for artists.

Requirements to be considered for the exhibition include being an Ohio resident or student, and the work (there can be up to four submitted) must have been completed within the last four years and suitable for immediate hanging or display.

This is a juried art show, and this year’s judge is Michael Martell of the Zeber-Martell Gallery and Clay Studio in Akron “Michael Martell’s pottery has evolved over two decades from traditional salt-glazed and wood-fired stoneware to expressive graceful pieces with contemporary form.”

There are three dates to enter artwork – April 27 and 28. The exhibition itself will run from May 9 through June 6.

Awards will include the following:

  • Best of Show – $1000
  • 4 Mechanics Banks Awards of Excellence – $250 each
  • Margaret Twitchell Swank Award for Painting – $250
  • Sid Yellen Award for Photography – $250
  • Susan B. Smith Award for Fiber — $250
  • Thomas Gene Zaugg Award for Watercolor — $250
  • Whitten Studios Award for Ceramics – $250
  • 3 Blick Art Material Awards for Innovation – $100 gift cert./each
  • Honorable Mentions at Juror’s Disecretion

For additional information, follow this link to reach the May Show page with additional information and submission instructions.

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