Call for Entries
Art North 2018
November 9, 2018 – December 15, 2018
Cash prizes will be awarded to the winners from within the select group of artists whose work is chosen for this annual fine arts competition.
1 Grand Prize $100
Plus a contract for a solo exhibition at the Westheimer Gallery in 2019
2 Juror’s Awards of $50.00 each will also be awarded
All artists entering the competition will be considered for solo or group shows
at the Sharonville Cultural Arts Center in 2018.
Matt Distel, Curator at The Carnegie, will select the final award winners.
Please Review ALL the Information Provided Below Before Making Your Submission!
Artist must live or work north of Cross County Highway in Hamilton, Butler or Warren Counties.
Innovative contemporary artwork is encouraged in the mediums of Painting, Sculpture, Photography, Printmaking, Glass, Ceramics, and Mixed Media.
Work eligible for consideration must be the result of independent effort and original, that is not a copy or variation on the original design of another artist working in any medium.
Date of Work
All entries must be NEW work – completed after January 1, 2016.
All work must be for sale and price listed. Each artist may submit up to three (3) pieces for consideration. Artist’s information must follow entry format shown below and be submitted with images via the form link on this page by the August 30 deadline.
Entry Fee: $30 (one entry fee for up to three submissions)
Must be received by August 30, 2018
Payment can be made by check or online as follows:
Online Payment CLICK HERE
You must still fill out a submission entry form. (Please note this link goes to our secure payment form at Cincy Register where your credit card wil be processed.)
Mailed payment should be made out to: SCAC – Art North 2018
Mail to: Sharonville Cultural Arts Center; 11165 Reading Road; Sharonville, OH 45241.
Up to three (3) images may be submitted. Images should be in focus, clean, and clear. The work should appear as you would wish it to be reproduced (so that we may post images on our web site and in social media).
Images must be of completed work, NO WORK IN PROGRESS.
Digital Image File Specifications
FILE TYPE: JPG
Be sure each file is .JPG and carries the extension “.JPG”. The “JPG” file must be formatted to be PC Compatible. Acceptable resolution of 72 dpi; images should be no smaller than 1000 pixels on any side. Upon acceptance, artists may be asked for high resolution images.
“Artist’s Last nameFirst name_1.jpg” and _2.jpg for image 2; _3.jpg for image 3
Example: SmithJoe_1.jpg; SmithJoe_2.jpg; SmithJoe_3.jpg
Those submitted 3D work may submit an additional detail image:
Example: work itself would be SmithJoe_1.jpg; detail of work would be SmithJoe_1d.jpg
Entry form/support document:
Along with the images, artists are required to submit a document following the format shown below to provide the name, address, phone and email of the artist and details regarding the submitted images. The required information may also be inserted into the body of the email.
Accepted artists will receive notification by the second week of September.
Submission of a work of art for consideration shall be understood to constitute an agreement on the part of the artist to all the conditions set forth.
This will also grant Sharonville Cultural Arts center the rights to reproduce and distribute the images through print and electronic media for promotion of the exhibition and entrants. Artist will retain all copyrights to their work.
The artist is responsible for all insurance on the accepted artwork.
All artwork must be for sale. Normal gallery procedures will be followed in the event of a sale – the artist will be paid 60%; Sharonville Cultural Arts Center will retain 40% of the retail price listed on the entry form. This applies to any sales during the event or mediated by the gallery staff after the exhibition.
Delivery and Pick-Up
Artists are responsible for delivering to and picking up their work from the Sharonville Cultural Arts Center on the dates listed on the calendar.
ENTRY FORM/Support documentation
Please click below and enter information and submit with images.
Days Left To Submit
Deadline for submission: 5 p.m.
Artists will be notified via email during the 2nd week of September.
November 3, 6, 7, 2018 (Saturday, Tuesday, Wednesday – times to be determined)
Accepted work will be delivered to Sharonville Cultural Arts Center for installation
Friday, November 9, 2018
6 – 8 p.m. Exhibition Opening: Reception and Awards Ceremony.
Westheimer Gallery at the Sharonville Cultural Arts Center
November 20, 2018 – December 15, 2018 – Art North 2018 Exhibition
Saturday, December 15 after 2 p.m. or Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Artist must pick up artwork or have provided pre-paid return packaging.
Art North 2017
Grand Prize Winner
Online Payment CLICK HERE
(This link goes to our secure payment form at Cincy Register where your credit card will be processed.)