Greene County News
FAIRBORN — The B-W Greenway Community Land Trust and the Fairborn Art Association are teaming up once again to heighten public awareness of preserving local greenspaces through art.
Landscape2017, a juried art exhibition, welcomes its usual mediums of art and is welcoming photography and 3D hanging art for 2017.
A different location in the Fairborn and/or Medway area is chosen annually as the subject of the art. The 2017 location is the Estel Wenrick Wetlands and the Mad River Entrance, which is the area east and west of Spangler Road, north of Interstate 70.
The juried competition is open to all artists 16 years and older, living within 200 miles of Fairborn. Work may be oil, acrylic, pastel, watercolor, print, drawing, mixed media, photography or 3D hanging art less than five pounds in weight. Size many not exceed 30 by 40 inches. A non-refundable entry fee of $20 for a total of 3 works must accompany the entry form. All entries will be received 1-3 p.m. or 5-7 p.m. July 2, 2017 at the Fairborn Art Association Gallery, 221 North Central Avenue (in the rear of the building).
The judge for Landscapes2017 is Jean Koeller. Koeller teaches painting at Stivers School for the Arts. She received her BFA from Wright State University and attended Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture as an undergraduate. Her MFA in paining was granted by Parsons School of Art and Design. Koeller has received numerous grants and awards, and she has works in public and private collections all around the United States.
The award ceremony with cash prizes at the opening reception will be held on July 9, 2017 at the Fairborn Art Association Gallery.
Story courtesy of the B-W Greenway Community Land Trust.