The 21st Annual Lakeside Statewide Juried Art Exhibition 

The Art Association of Oswego is now accepting entries for the 21st Annual Lakeside Statewide Juried Art Exhibition. Entry in this exhibition is open to all artists 18 years of age and older, living or working in New York State over the last 2 years. Eligible artwork must have been completed no earlier than 2016. Acceptable media include: drawing, painting, sculpture, mixed media, printmaking, photography, ceramics, digital media and all fine craft. The purpose of the exhibition is to offer a sampling of artwork currently being produced in New York State. The show will run from March 24th until April 22nd.

The juror for this year’s Lakeside Statewide Juried Exhibition will be Melissa Martin of Sterling, NY. Ms. Martin is an artist and educator who currently teaches graphic design classes at SUNY Oswego. She taught art and technology at the high school level in Oswego, NY for over 25 years. Her students have won countless awards and contests in fine arts, graphics and web design. Many of her students have won gold and silver key awards in scholastic art competitions at the regional level and gold medals on the national level for drawing, illustration and graphic design.

The entry deadline is Monday, February 19. Over $1,000 in prizes will be awarded. This exhibition is made possible by a grant from Exelon Generation.

Click here for the Prospectus.

If you need help re-sizing your images for submission, please look at this tutorial.

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2018 Main Gallery Schedule (dates may be subject to change)*

Show Dates Reception
Diocesan Art Show March 3 – March 11 Sat 3/3 7-9 pm
21st Annual Lakeside Statewide Juried Art Exhibition  March 24 – April 22 Sat 3/24 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Making Good: Abstracts (Nonobjective art by students from area colleges) April 27 – May 6 Fri 4/27 5-7 pm
Mexico School District (tentative) May 19 – May 27 Sat 4/19 6-8 pm
Bemelman Festival / Madeline Show June 2 – June 3
Truthseekers June 9 – July 1 Sat 6/9 7-9 pm
AAO Members’ Show (optional theme: optimism)

(Lower gallery: Small Art salon / Kids Prints)

July 14 – Aug 12 Fri 7/14 7-9 pm
Eric Sundberg / Bonnie Bergan Aug 25 – Sept 16 Sat 8/25 7-9 pm
Comic invitational: Aaron Z. Lee and Friends Sept 29 – Oct 21 Sat 9/29 7-9 pm
Patrick Glover Oct 27 – Nov 18 Sat 10/27 7-9 pm
3rd Annual Holiday Arts & Crafts Sale Fri Nov 23 – Sun Dec 23


*Regular gallery hours are from 10 am to 1 pm on Saturdays and from 1 pm to 4 pm Sundays. The galleries may also open during art classes, theater performances and by appointment. Group tours are encouraged.

Unless indicated differently, exhibitions will occupy both the upstairs and downstairs galleries.

For more information, please call us at (315) 216-6782.