Submissions sought for Stark County Exhibition

Submissions sought for Stark County Exhibition
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Entries for the Massillon Museum’s 2021 Stark County Artists Exhibition are due Sunday, July 11.

                        

Entries for the Massillon Museum’s 2021 Stark County Artists Exhibition are due Sunday, July 11. The exhibition will open Oct. 16 with a reception from 5:30-8 p.m. The exhibition will continue through Jan. 16.

The annual exhibition is open to present and former Stark County residents and to those currently working in Stark County age 18 and older. Each artist may submit up to three digital images of artwork completed within the past two years. Artwork in any medium will be considered.

This year’s jurors will be Jeff Curtis, gallery manager, Cleveland Print Room, artist, musician; George Kozmon, artist and design lecturer at Case Western Reserve University; and Seema Rao, deputy director and chief experience officer at Akron Art Museum.

They will select artwork to be included in the exhibition and the prizes: Best in Show, $300; second place, $200; and third place, $100. Visitors throughout the exhibition will vote for the People’s Choice, $100.

For complete artist guidelines and online entry forms, visit www.massillonmuseum.org/scae. Paper entry forms are available at the museum reception desk. To receive a form by mail, email submissions@massillonmuseum.org or call 330-833-4061. A nonrefundable $15 per artwork or $30 for three is due when entries are submitted. Artwork may be for sale; MassMu will retain a 30% commission on work sold.

A submission and photography workshop will be offered Tuesday, June 15 from 1-7:30 p.m. for artists who need assistance with the online submission process or photographing their physical artwork. For more information or to schedule a half-hour appointment, call 330-833-4061 or email submission@massillonmuseum.org.

The museum receives operating support from the Ohio Arts Council and ArtsinStark and marketing support from Visit Canton.

The Massillon Museum is located at 121 Lincoln Way E. in downtown Massillon. For more information call the museum at 330-833-4061 or visit www.massillonmuseum.org.


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