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Paint Brushes

16th annual
Juried Art Show 2022

In Cooperation with GEAUGA PARK DISTRICT 


The West Woods Nature Center

9465 Kinsman Road, Novelty OH 44072

Awards Reception: August 19th, 7-9pm

Show Dates:

August 19 - October 4th, 2022

Thank you for participating in the show. See you next year!

Awards Reception 2022

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Awards Reception 2022

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Awards Reception 2022

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Awards Reception 2022

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1st place winner,

"Snow Approach"

by Aimee Pierson

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1st place winner,

"Dave in the Barn"

by Suzan Krauz 

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First place goes to

Patt McClain's

"The Magic of Overnighting"


Other Media

Gold Medal winner,

"Of a Feather"

by Sandra Osborn 



Artists (16 years & older) that live, work, or attend school in Geauga County/Chagrin Falls or Active GAC Members. Online Entries Only: Each artist is permitted a maximum of three (3) digital entries in the following categories:

Oil/Acrylic, Watercolor, Photography or Other Media. 

How to Enter:  Electronic Submissions will be accepted between July 31st & August 6th. (Your submission photos must be sent in an email to following your Entry Fee purchase)

$20 fee for first entry, $15 for each subsequent entry.  Fee is non-refundable and payable with submissions. Active GAC members receive their first entry free! Visit our About Page to become a member today! Artists will be notified via email by August 9th as to which pieces have been accepted. 

Digital image guidelines:  Entries should be .jpg image files. All photos should be the original file for the highest quality and in focus, well-lit, not grainy and uncropped. For general purposes, photos dimensions at least 4”x 6” at 300 DPI (1200 x 1800 px). For 3-dimensional entries, multiple images may  be submitted.

Awards:  Cash awards will be given for First through Third in each category. Awards will be presented at the Artists’ Reception or mailed to artist if not present at reception. 

Delivery of Accepted Work:  Tuesday, August 16, 2022 from Noon to 8:00 pm at The West Woods Nature Center, 9465 Kinsman Road, Novelty OH 44072. 

Pick up:  Accepted entries must be picked up on October 5th or 6th, 2022 between 10 am and 4 pm; they may not be removed prior to this date. 

Artists’ Reception:  Friday, August 19, 2022 from 7 pm to 9 pm.  

Sales:  Sales arranged through Geauga Arts Council and 20% commission retained benefitting Geauga Park District and Geauga Arts Council. 

Exhibition: Accepted entries on display at The West Woods Nature Center from August 19, 2022 through October 4, 2022. Center is open daily 10 am – 4:30 pm.


Category Judges: 

  • Acrylic/Oil Painting- Mary Ann Sedivy

  • Watercolor- Barbara Yoxall

  • Photography- Paul Newman

  • Other Media- Kathy Roeper

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