Abstractly Speaking – January 2022

About the Show

Abstractly Speaking, abstract art can touch the emotions in a fresh, raw and powerfully direct way.  Art that does not attempt to represent external reality, but seeks to achieve its effect using shapes, forms, colors, and textures. This exhibition is from January 1 – 27, 2022.

Fees and Deadlines

Entry Fee: $15 members / $20 non-members.
Limit of three entries per artist.

Application Deadline: December 13, 2021
Acceptance Notification: by December 19
Art Intake: December 22 & 23 at the Center
Reception / Awards: January 1, 2022 4-7PM
Art Pickup: January 28 & 29, 11AM-4PM


Best of Show: $100

1st Place: $75

2nd Place $50

People’s Choice will receive a ribbon.

About the Judge

Amy Vidra received her BFA from The Cleveland Institute of Art in Photography but always had a passion for painting. The photographic frame has influenced her abstract compositions and attention to details. She is an award-winning abstract painter whose work has been shown in juried exhibitions throughout the country and internationally in Canada. Her work is in several private collections across the United States and in France. She pairs bold saturated colors with soft transparency to create a rich narrative. You can see her work in upcoming exhibitions across the country or go to her website amyvidra.com.