BGSU hosting 16th annual NOW OH art show through Aug. 4


Celebrating the talents of regional artists, the Bowling Green State University Fine Arts Center Galleries is hosting the 16th annual Northwest Ohio (NOW OH) art show now through Aug. 4.

This year’s show features juried works by artists 16 years old and older from Wood, Defiance, Erie, Fulton, Hancock, Henry, Lucas, Ottawa, Paulding, Sandusky, Seneca and Williams counties. Top artists earned cash prizes and gift certificates for their works.

BGSU alumna Melissa Ladd was selected to judge this year’s NOW OH art show. Ladd holds a master’s degree in art history from BGSU and bachelor’s degrees in art history and archaeology from the College of Wooster. She also earned a certificate in public history from BGSU. Ladd focuses her work on contemporary art with research in graffiti and graffiti culture and is pursuing a career in gallery and museum curatorship.

The NOW OH art show is open Tuesday-Saturday from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sunday from 1-4 p.m. in the BGSU Fine Arts Center Galleries with free parking daily after 6 p.m. and on weekends in Lot N on the BGSU campus.

Sponsored by the Ohio Arts Council, the BGSU School of Art and local businesses, the NOW OH art show is free and open to the public.

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