Memorial Art Show Tradition Coninutes

Posted on July 02, 2014

For more than half a century, Lakeside Chautauqua has hosted an annual art show, welcoming work from artists of all ages and skill levels.

This year’s Katharine C. Crampton Memorial Art Show will display artwork from July 8-26 in the Hoover Auditorium Lobby. The show is comprised of two-dimensional artwork in a variety of media.

The grand opening of the Katharine C. Crampton Memorial Art Show will be held at 6:45 p.m. Tuesday, July 8, in Hoover Auditorium. This reception is a wonderful opportunity to meet the award-winning artists and the first chance to purchase artwork.

Solo acoustic guitarist, Spencer Eller, will provide music during the reception.

Guests may view the art show a half-hour prior to all evening Hoover Auditorium.

For more than half a century, Lakeside Chautauqua has hosted an annual art show, welcoming work from artists of all ages and skill levels.

This year’s Katharine C. Crampton Memorial Art Show will display artwork from July 8-26 in the Hoover Auditorium Lobby. The show is comprised of two-dimensional artwork in a variety of media.

The grand opening of the Katharine C. Crampton Memorial Art Show will be held at 6:45 p.m. Tuesday, July 8, in Hoover Auditorium. This reception is a wonderful opportunity to meet the award-winning art-ists and the first chance to purchase artwork.

Solo acoustic guitarist, Spencer Eller, will provide music during the reception.

Guests may view the art show a half-hour prior to all evening Hoover Auditorium shows, as well as Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3-5 p.m.

There are special catego¬ries for youth (ages 13-18) and children’s artwork (age 12 and under).

The submissions will be judged by artist Laura Osborne from Maumee, Ohio for the following awards: First, Second and Third Place in both adult and youth divisions, Honorable Mentions and Awards of Merit in each medium.

Guests to the Katharine C. Crampton Memorial Art Show will be able to vote on the People’s Choice Award, the winner of which will be announced the final week of the show.

Lakeside Chautauqua staff members will select the recipient of the Laura J. Werden Lakeside Award, which will be given to the piece that best represents a Lakeside image or scene.

Werden, the namesake of this award, directed and organized the annual Lakeside Art Exhibit from 1956-1999.

The art show is named in honor of long-time Lakesider, Katharine C. Crampton, who was a strong supporter of the arts in Lakeside Chautauqua.

For more information, visit www.lakesideohio.com/calendar.

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