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Works sought for Kentucky National Wildlife Art Exhibit

Awards total more than $12,000

Art by Ron Orlando
Art by Ron Orlando

FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 15, 2016) — The Ohio Valley Art League and the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources are seeking entries through July 29 for the 2016 Kentucky National Wildlife Art Exhibit. This is the 12th biennial year for this juried wildlife exhibit.

The exhibit is open to U.S. residents 18 years and older. Artists may enter up to two works of art in any two- or three-dimensional media including oil, acrylic, pastel, watercolor, colored pencil, charcoal, scratchboard and sculpture created in wood, bronze, other metals or stone. No photography will be accepted. Wildlife depicted must be native to the U.S.

Artists may submit digital images of their artwork on CD or in an email to the Ohio Valley Art League. Initial judging of these images will determine which works will be selected for the exhibit. Awards totaling more $12,000 will be presented.

The exhibit will open to the public in October at the Henderson Fine Arts Center.