Swanton Juried Fine Art Exhibit and Sale slated for October

Staff Report

The Third Annual Swanton Juried Fine Art Exhibit and Sale will be held in the Valleywood Golf Club Banquet Room Oct. 22-23. The exhibit will be preceded by an Artist and Patron Reception on Friday, Oct. 21 at 7 p.m.

There will be 198 pieces of fine art on exhibit and for sale presented by 57 adult artists and 21 student artists from 19 cities from northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan. Art valued at over $50,000 will be available for purchase.

This exhibit has doubled in size from its origin in 2014 and is fast becoming recognized as one of the finest exhibits in northwest Ohio.

There will be over $6,000 in prizes and scholarships awarded. The adults will be competing in nine 2D categories. Prizes are $200 for first place in each category, $100 for second and $50 for third.

Students will be competing for prizes in four categories – $100 for first, $75 for second and $50 for third. There will also be scholarships awarded for the students for Best of Show – $1,000, runner-up $750 and Committee Choice Award – $500.

Admission is free on Saturday and Sunday.

Tickets are available for $15 for the Artist Reception by calling the Swanton Chamber of Commerce at 419-826-1941


Staff Report