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Exhibits at the Visual Art Center

A new exhibit every other month is a big reason to keep coming  back!

On Display:

PCAA Student and Teacher Show

January 19-March 14

Opening: Arts Night Out Friday, February 9 6pm-10pm


Exhibit Schedule

Preble's Creative Kids: 

Grades K-8 March 23-April 13

High School April 20-May 10

Upcoming events

    • 27 Mar 2018
    • 4 May 2018
    • 12:00 AM



    Grow the Arts: Eagle’s Point Art for Residence Call for Entry  

     

    About the Project:   

    The Bistro, Star Theater, and Residence at Eagle's Point all call the historic Eaton High School home.  Eagle's Point is a project led in part by HIT Foundation (Home is the Foundation) a nonprofit based in Eaton that is focused on addressing community housing needs.  The Preble County Art Association (PCAA) in partnership with The HIT Foundation and Ohio Capital Impact Corporation is commissioning up to fifteen works of art to hang inside The Residence at Eagle's Point.  Artists will work with the PCAA and Eagle's Point representatives to create works inspired by resident's dreams and aspirations.  Up to four artists will be chosen to work on this project that will result in 10-15 works in total.  The installation of work will be paired with an open house reception.  This project will be completed in the winter of 2019.   

    How to Apply: 

    Submissions must be emailed to classes@preblearts.org  by midnight on Friday, May 4. 

    Submission must include: 

    ·         Digital examples of 5-10 works created within the past five years 

    ·         Written statement on why this project is of interest  

    Artists must undergo interview with PCAA staff as part of the selection process. This will be scheduled after the submission is received.   

    Artists must be willing and able to participate in mandatory communications and collaborations with Eagle's Point representatives and PCAA. 

    If Chosen: 

    ·         Artists must assemble a work proposal, including the scope and budget of the pieces.  PCAA retains final decision making in proposal agreement. 

    ·         Artists must produce 2-4 pieces depending on size that will be part of a permanent collection of Eagle's Point and displayed in the residence area of the building.    

    ·         Artists will be compensated between $300-$500 depending on size and materials used in piece.  Payment will be delivered upon completion of project. 

    ·         Works will be developed through an interactive process working with the residents at Eagle's Point. 

    ·         Attendance and participation in meetings and subsequent communication with project stakeholders is required. 

    ·         Completed artworks will be delivered to PCAA in winter 2018. 

     

     



     



    • 27 Mar 2018
    • 18 May 2018


    Preble County Art Association Summer Camp Instructor Description
     

    The PCAA offers multiple art camps focusing on children grades, one PreK camp, and one teen camp. 

    The summer camp instructor will work directly with PCAA staff to develop projects that fit the themes and goals set by the PCAA.  Instructors are responsible for teaching an age appropriate class that inspires student’s creative processes and self-expression through learning the skills, genresand fundamentals of Art. 

    Responsible To: Education Manager and Executive Director 

    Desired Qualifications:  Summer Camp experience preferred.  Experience with Arts and Crafts/Ceramics programs required.  High energy, enthusiastic, creative person with a great spirit of summer camp.  Ability to accept guidance and supervision.  Good character, integrity, adaptability, enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, and self-control. Degree in Art or the pursuance of a degree is preferred but not required if sufficient experience is had.  

    Pre-Camp:  

    • The PCAA will provide a camp summary, syllabus template and any specified projects. The instructor will complete the syllabus and submit for approval 2 weeks before camp. The projects will be approved based on quality, time and budget.  

    • Complete a background check and any paperwork required.  

    • Depending on camper attendance, instructors will have 1 group of children for the 3 hour block or will have 2 groups of children that switch at the snack break. If there are 2 groups of children, a lesson plan will be repeated.  

    During Camp: 

    • Follow Camp Policies 

    • Be on time and ready to receive students as specified in policies 

    • Make sure attendance is taken and students are accounted for.  

    • Review allergy/special needs reports as given 

    • Provide additional information to students who need extra guidance or additional challenge 

    • Communicate any concerns or issues directly to the Education Manager 

    • Be able to problem solve and adapt project to the needs of the students 

    • Provide students feedback throughout lessons 

    • Give direction to assistants and use their time accordingly 

    • Manage disruptive behavior and handle disciplinary problems as prescribed in policy 

    • Ensure safety of all students 

    • Communicate effectively with parents as needed 

    • Create a fun and inclusive atmosphere 

    • Promote teamwork and a positive work environment 

     Supplies and Studio Maintenance 

    • Keep supplies and cabinets clean and organized 

    • Make sure all supplies and space are clean, well maintained, and ready for next instructor 

    • Ensure studios are as clean as you found them, enlisting students and classroom aids the cleanup process.  

    • Communicate supply, inventory or equipment needs to PCAA staff.

    Apply by sending a resume, cover letter, two letters of recommendation, and 5 images to caitlin@preblearts.orgThe cover letter should include what camps you are interested in teaching and examples of projects you would present.  


    • 20 Jul 2018
    • 21 Sep 2018
    • Art Center
    Register

    Annual Juried Show 

    July 20-September 21

    Arts Night/ Opening: Friday, July 20, 6pm-10pm

    Entries will be accepted in multiple mediums including but not limited to: Oil, Acrylic, Watercolor, Drawing, Photography, Printmaking, Pastel, Mixed-Media, Sculpture, Wood, Textiles and Pottery. 2-D works must be framed with a hanging wire. Pedestals for 3-D works are limited; however, we will do our best to accommodate them. Works must be presentable, completely finished and ready to exhibit. Work must fit through a standard size door. The PCAA staff has the right to reject any work not properly prepared for display. This exhibition is open to all artists 18 years and older. Work must be available for the entire exhibit.  Works previously exhibited at the Visual Art Center are NOT eligible. This is a JURIED exhibit and all works will be juried in. Not all submissions will be accepted.

    Digital entries are due Friday, June 22nd and can be emailed to classes@preblearts.org

    In person drop offs are Tues, July 10 and Wed, July 11 11am-6pm.

    *If you are submitting more than 3 pieces, chose the "add guest" option for up to two additional works.

    Please fill out the attached form to submit with entries 

    Entry Form Only, 2018.pdf

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