The Greene County Council on Aging and the Fairborn Art Association
The Greene County Senior Artisan Show
March 4 through March 21, 2018
The senior artisan show is designed to showcase some of the talent and creativity of Greene The senior artisan show is designed to showcase some of the talent and creativity of Greene County seniors. Since this show started in 2001, we have had over two hundred artists share their work. The age range has been quite impressive, from 60 to 96. Another objective of this wonderful show is to promote that age does not limit our abilities to create, in fact it typically enhances them!
The show is open to all artists at least 60 years of age and residing in Greene County, Ohio. Artists don’t have to be formally trained, have shown their work outside their home or have connection to any art or senior group. All artwork MUST be original and should have been created after the artist’s 60th birthday, with recent pieces preferred. Artwork to be hung must be suitably wired and securely framed, as well as easily moveable by one person. Three-dimensional work must be stable and not hazardous to the public.
1) Oil and Acrylic paintings ~ Framed, not under glass
2) Mixed Media: Watercolor, acrylic, pastel, charcoal, pencil, pen and ink ~ Framed, under glass
3) Three-dimensional Sculpture, woodcarvings, hand-thrown pottery and ceramics ~ Free-standing
4) Photography ~ Framed
There are no entry fees. Space is limited, however, so only items in the above categories will be accepted. Entries are limited to two (2) per artist.
Delivery & Pick-Up:
Artwork will be accepted on Friday March 2nd from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm, at the Fairborn Art Association Gallery ~ 221 N. Central Ave., Fairborn (see attached directions/map). Artwork can be picked-up after the Show has closed on March 21st (not before 2:00 pm and until 3:00 pm) at the same location. If unable to leave home for delivery and/or pick-up, arrangements can be made to pick up artwork on a case-by-case basis. Please contact the Council on Aging (376-5486) to make arrangements. Artwork must be signed out either by the artist or by his/her representative.
This will not be a juried show; however, guests attending the showing will have an opportunity to choose their favorite pieces. After the close of the show, recognition will be given to the individual artists of the favorite pieces chosen.
The Show will be open to the public on the first three Sundays in March (4th, 11th & 18th) and The Show will be open to the public on the first three Sundays in March (4th, 11th & 18th) and Details: Wednesday, March 21st. The Grand Opening of the Show will be on Sunday, March 4th from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm and refreshments will be served. The remaining two Sundays will be from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm and the March 21st hours are 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. Media and other coverage of this special show will be requested of area newspapers, chambers of commerce and senior centers. Please encourage your friends & family members to attend.
Submission of work constitutes acknowledgement and acceptance to all conditions of this prospectus. The agreement includes that no loss or damage will be assumed by the Fairborn Art Association, the Greene County Council on Aging or their officers or agents.
Please complete the attached entry form and include with your entries. If you have any questions or if you need to request pick-up of your artwork, please call the Greene County Council on Aging at 1-888-795-8600 or 937-376-5486. For information about the Fairborn Art Association, including membership and future shows, please call the Art Association at 937-878-7040.
Please share information about this show with other Greene County senior artists. Also, please encourage friends, families and others to attend this wonderful show.
Entry Form: 2018 Artist’s Entry Form
Artist’s Statement: 2018 Artist’s Statement Form
Map: GCCOA Map
Publicity Flyer: GCCOA Show Flyer