National Arts Program Registration Deadline


The City of Cleveland welcomes everyone in Cleveland (must be a current resident) to join us for the National Arts Program. Your art has a chance to be recognized nationally in our special 20th year anniversary.  Artists invited to participate in this exhibition include City of Cleveland residents, employees and their immediate family members. The National Arts Program® is pleased to provide materials and funding for this visual art exhibit including awards totaling $3,450.

Public Exhibit: The exhibit is free and will be open to the public March 1 - 15, 2019 during the following hours: Monday - Friday: noon - 7 PM and Saturday 10 AM - 2 PM.

Reception Date: Mar 1, 2019

Exhibition Venue: Cudell Fine Arts, 10013 Detroit Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44102

    • Drop off week is February 11 - 16th 12:00pm - 7:00pm. Deadline is Friday February 16th at 7:00pm.
    • No fee 
    • limit one entry per person
    • youth categories: ages 5-7, 8-12 and 13-17
    • adult categories: amateur, intermediate, professional, and special needs 18+
    • any medium, 2D works framed no more than 48”( no sawtooth hooks) 3D mediums ready to be displayed no more than 50lbs 
    • Juried show! Cash prizes!
    • youth awards: 1st place - $150, 2nd - $100 3rd- $50
    • adult awards: for each category (total of three awards each) 1st - $350, 2nd - $250 3rd- $150

Register online or pick up a form at 10013 Detroit Avenue Cleveland Ohio 44102 in the Cudell Fine Arts building 


    • Participants must be an employee of the City of Cleveland, a family member of an employee, or a City of Cleveland resident. Proof of residency is required to enter the exhibition.
    • Only 1 entry per artist will be admitted.
    • All entries submitted must be the original work of the applicant completed within the last three years.
    • Not accepted: kits; paint-by number pieces; photocopies or photographs of artwork; magazine or book illustrations, random snapshots.
    • The National Arts Program®, the City of Cleveland, and Cudell Fine Arts reserve the right to disqualify entries they consider to be unacceptable or inappropriate for a public exhibit.
    • On artwork designated for sale, Cudell Fine Arts will take 25% sales commission calculated on the net price.
Friday, February 15, 2019
Rosa Casiano, Cultural Arts Manager, 216.664.4183 or via email at