WAPAKONETA — The Greater Wapakoneta Community Exhibit will have its opening reception from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11, at Riverside Art Center, 3 W. Auglaize St., Wapakoneta.
The annual exhibit includes artists from Auglaize County and abutting counties with categories for watercolor, oil, sculpture/ceramics, drawing, photography and acrylics. The exhibit is free and open to the public, and children are welcome.
The judge was Chad Hughes, an artist, designer, photographer, planner, historian and collector who grew up and lives in Harrod.
The exhibit is on display from noon to 4 p.m. Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays through Oct. 3.
Riverside Art Center Hosts 2020 Greater Wapakoneta Community Exhibit
Exhibit September 11th - October 3rd
Reception: Friday September 11th 5:30PM - 6:30PM
Gallery Hours Wednesday - Friday 12-4PM and Saturday 10AM - 2PM
Exhibit Free and open to public, *children welcome*
Gallery Contact Mellissa Shroyer 419-738-2352
This annual exhibit hosts artists from Auglaize County and any county abutting to Auglaize County
Featured categories: Watercolor, Oil, Sculpture/Ceramics, Drawing, Photography and Acrylics
Meet our Judge:
Chad Hughes an artist, a designer, a photographer, a planner, a historian, a collector and much more. The drive to see and do all things started at a young age when he began to draw and paint. From the small town of Harrod, Ohio where he still currently resides, he loves all things community. As a production designer and graphic artist for Lima Memorial Health System he brings small and larger projects to life. His eye for design and master planning skills have made his talents sought after in the midwest. He attended the Columbus College of Art & Design and graduated in 2010 with a BFA in Advertising, Photography and Copywriting. He has owned and operated lifebulb design for over 15 years where he has captured countless weddings and family memories. His list of design clients includes the Columbus College of Art and Design, Extreme Makeover Home Edition, United States Track & Field, The Columbus Urban League, Lima Memorial Foundation, Kewpee Hamburgers, LuLus Diner, Lima Public Library, The Columbus Zoo, Westerville City Schools, The Allen County Fair, The Auglaize Township Historical Society, Wilcox Family Chiropractic, Dentakeeping, Allen East Local Schools, Zion Lutheran Church, The ‘Stang Gang, Wapak Summer Moon Festival, The History Hoodlums & the Tim Tebow Foundation - Night to Shine. His most recent accomplishment was curating a multi-artist, multi-gallery show titled “ commUNITY” at ArtSpace/Lima where he showcased many different types and aspects of what a community can be. Chad is honored to be judging the 2020 Greater Wapakoneta Community Art Exhibit and is excited to showcase & encourage local talent in our community.