Juried Art Shows
The Butler art museum offers artists three opportunities each year to display works in the museum’s galleries with three juried art exhibitions, The Annual Midyear, The Area Artists Annual, and The American Holiday Arts and Crafts Show and Sale. All of these shows are jurried. Unsolicited materials, as well as all entry submissions to the museum or to these juried shows will not be returned.
The Annual Midyear Juried Show
The Butler’s Midyear Show is open to artists age 18 or older who reside within the fifty United States or its territories. Works in all two dimensional media are eligible including oil, watercolor, acrylic, pastel, drawings, prints, photographs and digital works. The 82nd Midyear Exhibition will be on view July 1, 2018 – August 26, 2018. I’m unable to give the approximate notification dates for The Midyear. If I had to guess, it would probably be at least 3 weeks. There are so many variables, that we cannot commit to a certain date. As soon as I am notified of the judge’s choices, they will go in the mail to the artists.
The Area Artists Annual Juried Exhibition
The Area Artists Annual juried exhibition is open to artists who reside within Trumbull, Mahoning and Columbiana counties in Ohio; and Mercer and Lawrence counties in Pennsylvania. Works in all media are eligible, including oil, watercolor, acrylic, pastel, drawings, prints, photographs, ceramics, sculpture and crafts. The exhibition will open October 6 thru December 22, 2018 at our Trumbull Branch. The prospectus will be available sometime during the summer. Email Jean Shreffler at email@example.com with your mailing address or call 330.743.1107 ext. 1312 to be put on the mailing list.
The American Holiday Fine Arts and Crafts Show and Sale
The American Holiday Fine Arts and Crafts Show and Sale, an annual three-day event, is held the first weekend of December. Work exhibited must be hand-created. An entry fee and, if you are accepted, a booth fee are required. All fine arts and crafts that are for sale are eligible for this holiday show, which is a fundraiser to support Butler museum education programs. To be accepted, artists must submit digital photographs of their work and their sales booth before June 15, 2018. To be considered for inclusion in the show or for more information, email Wayne Gruver at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 330.743.1107, ext. 1313 .