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Call for Group Exhibition Proposals - Fall 2019

There is no entry fee and the deadline for all submissions is April 30, 2019.


About Orange Art Center

Situated in a serene park setting, nestled in the woods just outside Orange High School in Pepper Pike, the Orange Art Center is located in a former residence, built in the 1930s. Initially offering classes in 1980, the organization has welcomed students of all ages and skill levels from neighborhoods throughout Northeast Ohio into our community for more than 38 years. The Orange Art Center features a unique indoor gallery space ideal for 2D and 3D artist work. The expansive and visible outdoor space may be utilized for sculpture artists installations. The Orange Art Center is offering you the opportunity to curate your own gallery right in the heart of Northeast Ohio's vibrant art community. Orange Art Center is calling for artist groups to submit proposals for an exhibition for Fall 2019.

How it Works

The Orange Art Center provides their indoor gallery space as well as their outdoor park setting as a venue for an art exhibition and/or installation this Fall 2019. The artist group understands they will be responsible for creating a relevant/trending theme for the show, planning, installing, collaborative marketing and breaking down the exhibition, under the guidelines and support of Orange Art Center. Artists should be prepared to show their work from August - December. Exact exhibition dates will be determined upon acceptance of the proposal.

Selection Process

All interested artist groups must first submit a completed application by e-mail to These proposals are then reviewed by the Orange Art Center staff. The criteria for judging will be the quality, engagement, interaction, and compatibility of the work within the OAC gallery and installation spaces. If selected, artists will be invited to the art center for an in-person final interview. The final selected artist group will be notified no later than June 1, 2019.  

Application Procedure

To be considered, please complete the application form and return it by email to Email is the only method in which submissions may be received. For questions, email The deadline to apply is April 30, 2019.


The Orange Art Center will confirm the receipt of each proposal by e-mail. Interviews will be scheduled by e-mail and all members of the artist group must be present for the interview process. Acceptance notification will be sent by e-mail by June 1, 2019. 

Questions? E-mail or call 216.831.5130

Art Instructors + Class Proposals


Download the Class Proposal Template and submit by e-mail along with your resume and short bio to


The Orange Art Center (OAC) is seeking qualified art instructors to teach art classes or  workshops for young artists and/or adults in the newly renovated studios at OAC. OAC is accepting class proposals from teaching artists in the following disciplines: Painting +  Drawing, Illustration, Ceramics, Sculpture, Jewelry + Metals, Photography + Video, and  Printmaking. If you are an experienced art instructor looking to join a dedicated community of artist faculty members and students, please submit your bio, resume, and class proposal to No phone calls please. A background check is required. Read more about OAC here.


  • BFA in one of the requested disciplines or BA in Art Education / Art History

  • At least 3 years of teaching experience in a structured educational environment

  • Ability to manage a classroom with students of various skill levels

  • Enthusiasm for teaching and sharing art experiences with students

How to Apply

Apply by email at and provide the following:

  • Short biography (300 words)

  • Resume

  • Class Proposal - Download


CALL FOR oac student ARTWORK

2019 Painting + Drawing Student Show

February 22 - May 1

Open to previous and current OAC Students.

Each student will be represented by at least one artwork.

All submissions are welcome!


Artwork Drop Off Dates, 10am - 2pm

  • Monday Feb 11

  • Tuesday Feb 12

  • Wednesday Feb 13

  • Thursday Feb 14

Deadline for Submissions

  • Thursday, Feb 14, 2019

Other Requirements

  • Maximum size of works: 36in X 48in

  • Please keep submissions to 3 works per student

  • NOTE: If you are in an evening class, you may leave your submission with your instructor during class time.

Questions? E-mail or call 216.831.5130

Arts Administration Associate Position


About OAC

Situated in a serene park setting and nestled in the woods just outside Orange High School in Pepper Pike, the Orange Art Center (OAC) is located in a former residence, built in the 1930s and later expanded with the addition of three new studio spaces. Initially offering art classes in 1980, the organization has welcomed students of all ages and skill levels from neighborhoods throughout Northeast Ohio into our community for more than 38 years.

The OAC has received an extensive renovation, new programming and re-branding as it entered a new chapter in August 2016 under the Orange City School District and is the newest Division of Orange Community Education and Recreation.

Job Description + Title

The Orange Art Center is seeking an Arts Administration Associate to join our creative team. This part-time position will be responsible for a variety of tasks and projects that will encompass aspects of: gallery exhibitions, programming, general office operations, events, fundraising, marketing and communications. This multi-tasking opportunity aligns best with a highly creative, motivated, detailed and organized individual. The ideal candidate would be experienced and skilled in writing content, customer service, Microsoft Office and Adobe Suite. The preferred requirement for this position is a Bachelor’s degree in liberal/visual arts, business and/or marketing and communications. The work hours and days are flexible and the compensation is competitive. This position will offer the benefits of being an Orange City School District employee. 

Please submit a cover letter and resume to We request no phone calls regarding this position. For more information about the Orange Art Center, please visit