April 5, 2014

Visual Arts

Gateway Arts Council 2018 Gallery Schedule

June – July  •   Michelle Walker & Julia Sebastian

  Closing Reception July 28

June 9 to July 7 • “It’s All About That Brick” – Lego Exhibit

 Opening Reception June 9

August •  Todd Loe





Spring Fling   

The Spring Arts Event will open with an awards reception on March 23, 2018 and will run through April 30, 2018 at the Gateway Arts Council Gallery, 216 N. Miami Ave., Sidney, Ohio.  The reception will be free and open to the public.

The Visual Arts Exhibit and competition will be virtually unchanged. Fine artists from throughout western Ohio and eastern Indiana are invited to enter their work in the art exhibit. Works will be accepted in the following six categories:

  1. Drawing
  2. Watermedia
  3. Oil & Acrylics
  4. Photography
  5. 3- D
  6. Miscellaneous

This year’s Culinary Arts Competition will feature desserts.  An entry will consists of 2 varieties desserts, with each serving 25.  The desserts should be appropriate for a party. The items should be tastefully arranged and garnished. The 2018 Culinary Arts Competition will be judged in these areas.

  1. Presentation
  2. Portion Size
  3. Creativity and Ingredient Compatibility
  4. Flavor, Taste, Texture, and Doneness

A Literary Arts Competition will also be added to the Spring Arts Event.  The Writing Competition is  open for literary works in short stories (fiction or nonfiction), essays, and/or narrative poetry.  The literary works will be judged in the following areas:

  1. Originality
  2. Overall Content
  3. Writing Style
  4. Readability and Flow

Entry forms are available at the Gateway Arts Council offices at 216 North Miami Ave., Sidney or by calling 937-498-2787.    Entry fees are non-refundable.

First, second, and third place prizes will be awarded in each category. A best-of-show award in the visual arts competition will also be given.  People’s Choice Award ribbon will be given in each genre.