Peninsula, Ohio – Artists in visual media are invited to submit entries for the gallery show Farm Art -From Plate to Palette. The show is being presented by Cuyahoga Valley National Park Association (CVNPA) and Cuyahoga Valley Countryside Conservancy (CVCC). This unique art exhibit allows artists to illustrate the bond between arts, history and nature in our nation’s farming communities.
This is a juried show open to all visual artists. Works will be juried by William Busta, Curator of Collections and Exhibitions of the Cleveland Artists Foundation. Entries will be on display at the John F. Seiberling Gallery located inside CVNPA Administrative Office. There will be a cash prize for best in show. Artists are asked to submit entries that embrace the activity of farming as the fullest and most meaningful expression of our nation’s countryside heritage and character.
The deadlines for the show are:
May 5, 2007 - Application Deadline (postmark)
May 15, 2007 - Notification of Juror’s Decision
June 1, 2007 - All works received by gallery
June 6 –August 26 - Exhibition Dates
For registration forms and more information on rules and fees please visit www.cvnpa.org.
A reception will be on July 27, 2007 to celebrate the art, enjoy local foods, meet local farmers and mingle with other food enthusiasts.
CVNPA, in partnership with the National Park Service and Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP), provides innovative education programs and fosters community awareness, support and enjoyment of the park. For more information about CVNPA and its membership program, visit www.cvnpa.org.
CVCC is working to re-envision and rebuild local-regional farming and food systems in Northeast Ohio – systems purposefully designed to reconnect food in the public’s mind to farming and land, to community and nature. For more information please visit www.cvcountryside.org