2024 Spring Juried Exhibition
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Opening Reception: Sunday, May 12th, 2-4pm

Show dates: May 8th - July 12th

Upper Arlington Concourse Gallery

3600 Tremont Road
Upper Arlington, OH 43221

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Since 1910, OAL's annual juried exhibitions continue to be the backbone of the organization's artistic programming, showcasing current work by Ohio artists. For each exhibition, the juror(s) invited by OAL’s Board will apply contemporary standards of excellence to select visual art of the highest merit.

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Juror: Natalia Arbelaez

Natalia Arbelaez is a Colombian American artist, born and raised in Miami, Florida to immigrant parents. She received her B.F.A. from Florida International University and her M.F.A. from The Ohio State University, with an Enrichment Fellowship. In 2016-2017 she was a Rittenberg Fellow at Clay Art Center; Port Chester, New York and was awarded the Inaugural Artaxis Fellowship that funded a residency to Watershed in Newcastle, ME. Her work has been exhibited internationally, in museums, galleries, and included in various collections, such as the Everson Museum, MAD Museum, Fuller Museum and The ICA Miami. She has been recognized by NCECA as a 2018 Emerging Artist and was a 2018-19 resident artist at the Ceramics Program at, Harvard University where she researched pre-Columbian art and histories. Natalia was an artist in residence at the Museum of Art and Design in New York City where she researched the work of historical and influential women ceramicists of color and continued this research as a 2021 and 2023 Visiting Artist at AMOCA in Pomona, CA. She lives and works in The Mid-Hudson Valley region in NY. 

2024 Spring Juried Exhibition Selected Artists

Ashley Bevington

Cassie VanOfferen


Chad Shepherd

Colin Dearth

Cynthia Petry

Dawn Petrill

Denise Buckley

Greg Strouse

Gwen Waight

Hannah Fitzgerald

Jeffrey Knick

Jennifer Brown

Jennifer Sowders

Jim Bowling

John Lauer

Jordanne Renner

Julieta Manrique

Keira Ordonio

Kelly Dawson

Kim Elliott

Lynda McClanahan

Marc Sapp

Maria Laret

Mark Bush

Michael Fornadley

Minnie Lucas

Morris Jackson

Patrick Affourtit

Paul Kroner

Paul Rienzo

Rebecca Gonzalez-Bartoli

Rick Green

River Berry

Robin Traxler

Suzanne Rogers

Timothy Murphy

Spring Juried Exhibition Submission Information

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Entrants must be at least 18 years of age

Artists may enter only their original work

Artwork must have been completed in the last four years

Artists may enter up to three (3) pieces

Artwork larger than 48" x 48" or that requires specific installation methods can be submitted and awarded but may not be exhibited due to venue constraints.


Submissions due: January 28th 11:59pm

Artist Notification: April 11 - All submitting artists are notified of their acceptance or non-acceptance. If you did not get a notification email oal@oal.org

Show Dates: May 8 - July 12

Drop-off: May 3 and 4

Opening Reception: Sunday, May 12 2-4pm

Pickup: July 15 - 17


Juror will award up to 6 winners: $500 for Best of Show, $200 for second place, and $100 for third place; with up to three possible Honorable Mention.


The curators reserve the right to refuse entry of materials not prepared to the specifications listed on the entry form.

Submission of an entry shall constitute agreement on the part of the artist or artist's representative that said images may be used without restriction by the exhibition’s coordinators for the purpose of promoting and documenting the exhibition (e.g., press releases, posters, internet promotion, grant requests and reports)

Sales – All monies from art sales will be disbursed as follows: 25% split between OAL and Concourse Gallery and 75% to the artist within 45 days after the conclusion of the exhibition. Please price your work accordingly.

For questions about submission please email oal@oal.org





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