Tuesday, June 18, 2013

OH+5: Ohio Border Biennial 2013

Deadline: July 15, 2013 (POSTMARK)

Ohio Border Biennial 2013
The Dairy Barn Arts Center

Athens, Ohio
October 4 to November 24, 2013

The ninth in a series of competitions, OH+5 ’13 is a regional, all media, juried exhibition of contemporary artwork. This exhibition serves to promote artists residing in Ohio and the fi ve states that border Ohio: Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. OH+5 ’13 will feature NEW work that provides the viewer with an appreciation of the variety of media, techniques and innovative trends in contemporary art.


Work may be created in any media.
Innovative, contemporary artwork is encouraged inclusive of, but not limited to, painting, sculpture, photography, video, performance, installation, printmaking, and ceramics.

Works eligible for consideration must be the result of independent effort. The work must be an original artwork, not a copy or a variation on the original design of
another artist working in any medium.

All entries must be NEW work – completed aft er Jan. 1, 2011. Thee recent modi cation of an older or previously dated work does not make the work eligible unless the artist can document signi cant di erences between the original and the revised versions of the piece.

A non-refundable entry fee of $35.00 (thirty- ve U.S. Dollars) must accompany mailed entry submission. Th is fee entitles entrants to submit as many as three works, and up to three photos per piece. No artist may submit more than three works.

JURORS: The jury panel is comprised of three artists:

Sydnee Peters teaches at the Frostic School of Art, Western Michigan University (WMU).

Kathleen Ristinen is an independent artist living in Athens, Ohio.

Michael Stadler is a curator, sculptor and furniture maker located in west-central Pennsylvania region.

The Dairy Barn Arts Center is awarding $3500 in prize money in celebration of the 35th anniversary of the organization.

Th e following monetary awards will be chosen by the jurors:
Best of Show;
3 Juror’s Award of Merit;
Best Innovative Use of Media;
Emerging Artist Under 30 Award; and the Peoples Choice Award will be chosen by visitors to OH+5.

Download Prospectus: http://www.dairybarn.org/upload_files/files/oh=5(1).pdf

Download Entry Form: http://www.dairybarn.org/upload_files/files/List_of_works-edittable(1).pdf

Visit website: http://www.dairybarn.org/exhibitions/index.php?section=211&item=295

Dairy Barn Arts Center
OH+5 2013
P.O. Box 747
Athens, Ohio 45701-0747