Summer Art Show (Ages 18+)

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Summer Art Show

Welcome to the Virtual 9th Annual Summer Art Show

Artists ages 18 and over were invited to submit their artwork in July. You can view all 92 entries further below or view our Flickr site album display.

Here are the staff favorites.

Favorite Painting

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"Ode to John" by Susan Shopoff, Oil on Canvas

"Ode to John" by Susan Shopoff, Oil on Canvas

Favorite Drawing

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"Jeff Bridges" by Ricardo Solorzano-Cardenas, Graphite Pencil

"Jeff Bridges" by Ricardo Solorzano-Cardenas, Graphite Pencil

Favorite Photograph

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"Seaturtle" by Ginger Beck, Photography

"Seaturtle" by Ginger Beck, Photography 

Favorite Mixed-Media

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Under the Sea by Deb Turner, Mixed Media: Stained Glass

Under the Sea by Deb Turner, Mixed Media: Stained Glass

Favorite Digital Media

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"Sandhill Crane" by Jenifer Dearinger, Digital Media

"Sandhill Crane" by Jenifer Dearinger, Digital Media  

Summer 2022 Art Show Entries

Submissions were accepted July 1-30. Along with a completed 2022 Entry Form, each artist emailed a picture/file of their work. Emails included: first and last name of the artist and the title of each piece. Each artist could submit up to three (3) pieces of artwork.

If you have any questions or concerns, please email Cheris Carpenter or call the Adult Services Department at 352-334-3940.

Guidelines for Artists/Artwork
  • Entrants must be ages 18+
  • Each entrant is limited to three (3) pieces of artwork
  • All artwork must be the original work of the entrant
  • Artwork must be submitted as a digital photo or digitized drawing
  • Please submit artwork as a .jpeg, .png, or .pdf. All artwork submissions must have a resolution of at least 600 dpi and file sizes should be no larger than 20 mb to be accepted for entry
  • Artwork should be submitted by email to Cheris Carpenter at ccarpenter@aclib.us
  • All entries must be accompanied by a completed Entry Form signed by the artist. This form will serve as a release allowing the library to use and/or display the artist's work on the library website, social media pages, and YouTube Channel
  • Artwork will be displayed on the library's website and its social media sites, including Facebook, Flickr, and Instagram
  • A virtual showing of all submitted artwork will take place to kick off the art show during the first week of August 2022