Artists sought for exhibit


The Swanton Area Chamber of Commerce is issuing a call for artists to participate in the third annual Swanton Fine Art Exhibit and Sale, an open-juried exhibit.

The two-day exhibit will be on display Oct. 22-23 in the upstairs gallery at Valleywood Golf Club, 13501 Airport Hwy. in Swanton. Deadline to participate will be Aug. 12.

This open-juried exhibition is open to all local and regional artists. There will be cash awards for this exhibition, and ribbons will be presented for the following categories: Best in Show People’s Choice and and first, second, and third place for each group; Water Color/Gouache/other Water Content; Acrylic; Oil; Drawing; Pastel; Mixed Media Collage; Tolle and Decorative Painting; and Photography and Computer Generated Art/Photography-Manipulated Art.

It is at the discretion of the exhibitor, but should be suitable for family audiences in a public setting. A printable application is available on the home page of the Swanton Area Chamber of Commerce website at www.swantonareacoc.com/2016-fine-art-exhibit-application-rules.html, or at the Venue Sponsor location, Valleywood Golf Club, 13501 Airport Hwy.

The application should be received on or before the Aug. 12 deadline for submission of digital entries to event chairman Neil Toeppe, 100 Broadway St., Swanton, Ohio 43558, or at Swantoncc@aol.com.

The Swanton Area Chamber of Commerce is promoting high quality Fine 2D Art to be summited only. There will be a separate classification for youth between 13-18 years of age. All work must be original and shall not have been entered in any previous Swanton Fine Art Exhibit. Please reference the application for summited rules and indicate on your application any such items and size you would like to be considered for display.

For more information, call Neil Toeppe at 419-826-1941.

An opening reception will be held Friday, Oct. 21 at 7 p.m. Tickets are available through the Swanton Area Chamber of Commerce.