Bowling Green State University Art Galleries is hosting the fifth annual Northwest Ohio (NOWOH) Community Art Exhibition. The show, which aims to support regional artists of all levels of experience, will open with a reception from 7-9 p.m. on June 29, and will continue through July 22, 2012.
Professional arts jurors will award more than $1,000 in cash prizes and gift certificates in several categories, including a Young Artist Award (16-18 years of age) of $100 and Best of Show Award of $500.
Artists 16 years of age and older from the following counties are eligible: Defiance, Erie, Fulton, Hancock, Henry, Lucas, Ottawa, Paulding, Sandusky, Seneca, Williams, and Wood. Entry fees are $15 for artists 16-18 years of age, and $30 for artists 19 years and older. Each entrant is limited to 3 submissions.
Artists of all skill levels are encouraged to enter. Interested artists can register online through June 15. Entry information and further details can be found online at www.NowohArtShow.org. Registration can be completed online or by mailing the online entry form with payment to: BGSU Galleries, 1000 Fine Arts Center, Bowling Green, OH 43403. Artists may request a hard copy of the registration form by emailing [email protected] or calling 419-372-8525.
This year, NOWOH will welcome the 17 organizations that comprise the Toledo Federation of Arts Societies as sponsors. TFAS will organize artist workshops on Saturday, July 14. The workshops will cover documentation of artwork using GIMP and Photoshop, and the Toledo Artist Residency Project.
Volunteers are needed; volunteering artists qualify for registration discounts. Contact Jacqui Nathan at [email protected] for volunteering registration.
Artists, art enthusiasts, and volunteers may find more information by visiting www.NowohArtShow.org.