ViewPoint 54 Prospectus

ViewPoint 54 Calendar

Mail in Entries must be mailed and postmarked by Friday July 8, 2022. On-line submission closes Thursday, July 14, 2022

Selection results emailed Friday, August 5, 2022

Publicized on CAC website Monday, August 8, 2022

Shipped works due Thursday, September 1, 2022

Hand delivered works to:
Eisele Gallery
6936 Madisonville Rd, Cincinnati, OH  45227
Thursday & Friday   September 1 & 2, 2022; 10:00 AM  to 5:00PM

Artist Reception and Awards
Friday, September 9, 2022 5:00 – 8:00PM

Open to the Public
September 9 through October 1, 2022
Tuesday through Friday 10:00AM to 5:00PM, Saturday 10:00 AM to 3:00PM

Pick Up of Artwork
Hand delivered pick up Tue, Wed; October 4 & 5, 2022; 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Return shipment of works after Closing

Eligibility and Rules
Participants: Open to all artists 18 years of age and older. A top award winner from 2020 or 2021 (First, Second and Third Place or Gallery Representation) is ineligible to win one of these awards in 2022.

Entrants are eligible for one award only.

Note: Only totally original work, conceived and executed by the entrant after January 1, 2018 will be accepted. All artwork must be original and for sale.

Excluded media: photography, video, crafts, fiber, computer generated art, painting on photos, and jewelry. Paintings created in a workshop or classes are not acceptable. All work must be original in concept and execution.

Framed Dimensions are crucial and shall not exceed a size of 48” wide (frame included.) Each piece must be suitably framed and ready for hanging, using strong D ring or mirror hangers and wire. Gallery wrapped canvas finished and/or painted on all sides is acceptable.

Free standing sculpture must not exceed 36” x 36”x 60” and must be stable or attached to a stable base.

Wall sculpture must adhere to the same dimensions and framing as paintings and is limited to a depth of 15”.

Presentation of artwork: Artwork requiring glazing should use Plexiglas or other plastic glazing. Shipped artwork using standard glass poses the risk of damaged artwork and is not advisable. Glass is acceptable for hand-delivered work, however, plastic glazing is preferred on all artwork.

Liability and insurance: reasonable precautions will be taken to safeguard all entries. However, the Cincinnati Art Club will not be responsible for the loss of, or damage to CD’s, and/or any artwork submitted. Artists are strongly encouraged to insure artwork in transit and during the exhibition.

The signature of the artist constitutes acceptance of all conditions and terms stated in this prospectus. Failure to comply with terms and conditions will result in disqualification of entry.

Entries submitted digitally
Any digital manipulation must be limited to making the digital file look more like the original art, otherwise risk disqualification.

Sculpture, 3D art…
If you need to show multiple views, combine views in one image for online submission or clearly mark images on CD for mail in application.

Sales and Commissions
All artwork must be for sale – When pricing your art, remember 50% commission will be deducted from each sale. Price on Request is not acceptable.

Detailed shipping instructions will be mailed to all artists whose work is selected for ViewPoint 54. Shipped work will be returned following the show closing.

Entries and Awards
The works selected for the show will be determined on the basis of submitted digital images. Awards will be based on actual artwork.

Entry Fee

$50.00 single entry
$25.00 second and third entry, fourth entry is free

When entering online use coupon code
VP54 to get the Fourth entry FREE!

Note: entry fees are non-refundable

Two Ways to Enter

Enter ONLINE through CAFÉ:

  • A direct link to CAFÉ entry form can be found on the ViewPoint 54 Prospectus page of the Cincinnati Art Club website.
  • Review all the information and click the APPLY button. Fill the required information and click the SUBMIT button.
  • Pay online. It’s that simple!

Or By Mail
Fill out the Entry Form. Enclose your CD.
Write a check for the entry fees and mail it.

Mail entries to:
Cincinnati Art Club
1021 Parkside Place
Cincinnati OH 45202
Attn: ViewPoint

Please mail Entry Form, CD and check payable to:
Cincinnati Art Club

Exhibition Judge
Tamera Lenz Muente has been part of the curatorial team of the Taft Museum of Art since 2006, and currently serves as Curator. In 2020, Muente curated A Splendid Century: Cincinnati Art 1820–1920 and wrote its catalogue. She received the Alliance of American Museums’ Excellence in Label Writing for this exhibition. Most recently, Muente served as the Lead Curator for In a New Light: Treasures from the Taft and Borrowed Gems from the Taft Museum of Art (at the Cincinnati Museum Center), both of which feature highlights from the Taft’s permanent collection. She also contributed research and writing to the new publication, Taft Museum of Art: Highlights from the Collection.

In addition to her current position at the Taft, Muente has written numerous articles for national art magazines including The Artist’s Magazine, Pastel Journal, and Watercolor Artist. She holds an M.A. in art history from the University of Cincinnati and a B.A. in English from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. A Wisconsin native, Muente currently lives in Edgewood, Kentucky, with her husband, a painter and art professor, and their dog and cat.

THE VENUE – Eisele  Gallery
6936 Madisonville Rd, Village of Mariemont, OH 45227.

 Located in Cincinnati, Ohio Eisele Gallery has long been recognized as one of the most respected fine art galleries in the Midwest. The gallery features a large selection of Traditional and Contemporary artwork. They also work with museum quality estates and collections. Eisele Gallery’s renowned exhibition program fosters excellence within artistic practice, while promoting both emerging established nationally and internationally recognized artists. 

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