The Oil City Arts Council and ARTS Oil City put on a multi-tiered juried art exhibition each year in various locations in downtown galleries and office spaces as part of the 45th annual Oil Heritage Festival.
This years OHF art show opens July 19 with a reception in three locations from 6 to 9 p.m.
The show in 2022 featured 101 artists and consisted of over 250 pieces according to a press release.
The show features divisions for Adults 18 and over (both Professional and Amateur), Young Adults ages 13-17, and Children ages 12 & under.
Categories include Watercolors & Pastels, Oils & Acrylics, Three-Dimensional Arts, Graphics and Mixed Media, Digital Art, Black and White Drawing, Fiber Arts, and Photography.
The show will be professionally judged, with First, Second and Third prize ribbons awarded within each category and division, as well as Honorable Mentions, People’s Choice and Best in Show.
There is no entry fee and no pre-registration to participate in 2023 Oil Heritage Festival Art Show. Participants may enter up to three works across any category. Artwork must be delivered to and registered at the Great Room in the National Transit Building on Sunday, July 9 between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m.
No entries will be accepted after 7 p.m. on July 9, 2023.
The exhibits will be in three locations: the National Transit Building at 206 Seneca Street and National Transit Building Annex at 210 Seneca Street, and at 42 Seneca Street.
The show will continue on Thursday July 20 from noon – 4 p.m., Friday July 21 from noon – 6 pm.., Saturday July 22: noon – 6 p.m., and Sunday July 23: noon – 4 p.m.. All events are free and open to the public.
More information and entry forms can be found by clicking here.
For further information about the show, please call 814-673-4151.