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Exhibition Opportunities


Summary: The Oxford Community Arts Center seeks work that subscribes to the title “I Spy”. Work may approach this theme in the broadest manner. Will you make such intricate work that the viewer is challenged to find details in the work? Will you incorporate hidden meanings? Might there be disguised and/or covert characters? Might cryptography be involved? We welcome your surprising solutions to these or other questions related to the theme of “I Spy”.

Deadline: Deadline for submissions: July 1, 2023
Deadline for shipped work to arrive at OCAC: July 25, 2023
Exhibition dates: August 11 - September 2, 2023
Exhibition opening reception is Friday, August 11 at 6pm.

Medium: We invite artists in the tri-state area to submit an application for a juried group exhibition at Oxford Community Art Center. This exhibit will be comprised of both 2D and 3D work. Awards will include 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place with potential for a solo show for the first-place winner.

Entry fee is $20 for up to 5 images. Submit your images and artist statement to Bonnie at and pay your entry fee via the PayPal button below. You do not need to have or create a PayPal Account. To pay with a credit card, please click the PayPal button below and choose the "Pay with Credit Card" option at the bottom. Unpaid and/or incomplete applications will not be considered. If your work is selected, you will be notified and a contract sent. Accepted artworks will be insured while they are at the OCAC. Artists are responsible for transportation and insurance while art is in transit.


Summary: Ready to have an exhibit at the Oxford Community Arts Center? If so complete and return this fillable PDF--ARTIST(S) EXHIBITION PROPOSAL FORM

Deadline: The Exhibition Committee accepts proposals for individual or group exhibitions at any time throughout the year.

Medium: Any medium, genre, and style are accepted. Digital images of your work indicating titles, dimensions, and media; an artist’s statement and artist’s resume are required at the time of submission.

Exhibition Spaces: The OCAC exhibition space consists of three areas:
♦  Gallery with 41 linear feet
♦  Hall Gallery with 86 linear feet
♦  South Parlor with 41 linear feet

New exhibits open on the second Friday of each month.
Artists and artworks are featured on Oxford Community Arts Center's social media accounts.


Child's Play

Summary: The OCAC seeks proposals for site-specific, temporary public art that will enliven the College Avenue neighborhood. OCAC encourages proposals for incisive, surprising, and unique sculptures appropriate for a general audience and which will be exhibited on the grounds of the OCAC. The work will be installed for three months and will rotate quarterly.

Deadline: Anytime

Exhibition Dates: Ongoing

Eligibility Requirements: Open to artists in the southwest Ohio area.

Special Notes: Proposals for works that prompt visitors to return multiple times to experience changes in the piece are encouraged.


Thank you so much for your interest in exhibiting your artwork at the Oxford Community Arts Center. We have several opportunities for artists to exhibit with us listed below.

The Exhibition Committee coordinates Ongoing Artist Proposal, solicits specific Calls for Arts, and oversees the selection process for all exhibitions.

Philosophy: The Exhibition Committee is committed to exhibiting diverse forms of art, particularly artwork created by local artists from Oxford, OH, and the surrounding areas. Originality is the highest priority. Suitability for the space will also be a consideration.

If you have questions, please contact Bonnie Kretschmer, Admin. Asst., by email or phone at 512-524-8506.

We invite you to come by to view these works throughout our galleries.

Current Exhibitions
Upcoming Exhibitions