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28th Annual Juried Art Show

February 19, 2019 4:00 pm

The 28th Annual Juried Art Show, sponsored by Rabbit Run Community Arts Association (RRCAA) and the Madison Public Library opens Apr. 3, and applications for admission will be accepted beginning Mar. 11.  

For twenty-eight years RRCAA in cooperation with the Madison Public Library has proudly sponsored this adjudicated event showcasing the art work of some of Northeast Ohio’s most talented visual artists. 

The art show runs from Wednesday, Apr. 3, to Wednesday, May 1, at the Madison Public Library and is open to all visual artists in Lake, Geauga, and Ashtabula counties.  Any high school or adult artist may submit up to three works in any two-dimensional medium.  Small three-dimensional works may be submitted as well.

Cash prizes will be awarded for Best of Show and First Place in painting, drawing, photography and three-dimensional categories.  Categories are subject to change depending on entries submitted.  Ribbons will be presented for First, Second and Honorable Mention in all categories for both adults and students.  Also offered is a Most Promising Student Award. 

Jurors for the show are Ralph Bacon and Diane Fleisch Hughes. See below for bios.

Applications for entry in the 28th Annual Juried Art Show are being accepted from Mar. 11 through Apr. 1 and are available at RRCAA as well as local libraries.  Applications will be accepted at the RRCAA office, 49 Park St., Madison Village.    There is a non-refundable entry fee of $25 for adults and $7 for students. 

The Art Show Awards reception is Wednesday, Apr. 10, at 6:30 p.m. at the Madison Public Library,6111 Middle Ridge Rd.,Madison.  All works selected for inclusion in the show will be exhibited and available for sale (unless marked NFS) at the library from Wednesday, Apr. 3, through Wednesday, May 1, during regular library hours.  For more information call RRCAA at 428-5913 or the Madison Public Library at 440-428-2189. 

Photos are 2018 Best of Show winner, Nancy Nelson Brotz for "Last Breath of Fall", Dee Riley, 1st Place Photography for "Winter Fantasy" and Halle Leroux, Best of Show Student for "Frangrance to Free".

For an Art Show application click here.

For Art Show Application Information click here.

Important dates:
March 11 - April 1,  Application & fee accepted at RRCAA
March 25 - April 1,  Artwork due at the Madison Public Library, 6111 Middle Ridge Rd., Madison
Week of April 1,  Entries juried
April 3,  Art Show opens
April 10,  Awards Reception, 6:30 at Madison Public Library
May 1,  Art Show closes
May 2 - 6,  Artists pick up artwork

Judge's Biographies

Ralph Bacon - With 30 years of experience, Ralph specializes in illustration (including architectural), murals, plein air paintings, public art projects and graphic design. He is also known for creating whirligigs. His whirligigs have been exhibited in museums and galleries in New York City, Erie and Cleveland and have won several awards. 

Diane Fleisch Hughes, MA, ATR-BC, LPC - Diane is a mixed media artist whose work revolves around the human condition and is a reaction to the people she meets when engaging in a collaborative art experience with them.  She works as an art therapist for Julie Billiart School, a K-8 school for children with special learning needs.  

Diane enjoys working with diverse populations throughout Northeast Ohio as well as globally. Diane has participated in service learning trips to South Dakota, El Salvador, Zimbabwe, and Peru.

The 28th Annual Juried Art Show is made possible in part through the support of the Friends of Madison Public Library. 

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