Friday, August 19, 2011

Gallery Talk Tonight!

Please Join Us for our Gallery Talk!!!

Our current exhibition: "A History of Everything & Nothing" by Susan Li O'Connor
What a great show!!! So many people have been in to see this amazing installation with such a great response! The show runs through the end of August. Stop in & check it out!

Below are some highlights from the last gallery talk for our "Hello Science" Exhibition. What a success! So many people came out!

Friday, August 5, 2011

Right on the Mark

Tonight: Opening Reception for Susan Li O'Connor's
A History of Everything and Nothing
At the City Art Center from 6-9pm
We hope you can join us to celebrate this fabulous site-specific art installation!
The show is up for the month of August
Gallery Hours: Thurs. 1-4pm, Fri. 4-7pm, Sat. 2-7pm


The CAC is accepting submissions for unframed drawings for the September Exhibition until August 29
What we are looking for*:
sketches of: your pet, family, clouds, clowns, rhinoceroses, toes, water, pears, or anything else you like (or don't like)
plans for your ideas
pictures of your thoughts and dreams
automated drawings
*These are loose perimeters for the project and the submissions are not limited to this list

How this show is going to roll:
We are looking for unframed drawings & doodles because the idea is to fill the CAC with drawings that will be pinned to the walls
(Upon submission, the artists agree that their work may be pinned in the corners)
If you want your drawing to be labeled with your name. please print or sign the drawing (we are not making labels for each drawing)
We are hoping to cover every inch of wall space with drawings!

Who can submit their work:
people who can only draw a stick figure
people who cannot draw a stick figure
local artists
regional artists
international artists (why not?)
local or regional or international non-artists
sort-of-maybe artists
collaborations between artists and/or semi-artists (we love collaborations!)
animals that can draw

What kind of paper should one use:
all kinds of drawing paper will be accepted
we are also interested in what kind of paper you might come up with such as:
hotel stationary
junk mail envelopes
company letterhead
post-it notes
notebook paper
backs of memos
cocktail napkins
Also acceptable: anything you could come up with that can be drawn upon!

What kind of pencil or pen can be used:
anything that makes a mark

How do I submit my drawing(s):
Up to 5 Drawings (Doodles, etc) will be accepted per person
No Entry Fee (However, these shows do cost $, so a $5-10 donation would greatly help us out!)
Drop off in person during our gallery hours (Th. 1-4pm, Fri. 4-7pm, Sat.2-7pm)
*or other arrangements can be made for drop-off, see below for questions contact

Mail or Ship to:
City Art Center
c/o Exhibitions
22 E. Winter Street
Delaware, Ohio 43015

Please Note: This exhibition includes drawings which may display some elements of nudity

Questions regarding this exhibition may be directed to: Jessi

Proposals for Upcoming Art Exhibitions Can be emailed to:
Write "Proposal" in your Subject Line.
Please include your Exhibition Proposal, outlining your idea for the show, list of artists, etc
10-12 Digital Images (max in one email is 12 MB) that demonstrates your show concept
Artist Bio(s)
Proposals for winter exhibitions are being reviewed at the end of August

Local Artists need a space to display your work? The CAC is working with the Strand Theatre to find artists to show work in the lobby of the theatre. Work needs to be framed for this space. Contact Jessi: