Seeking artists for Pop-Up Art Boutique Nov. 19-20

The Arts Center will be holding a Holiday Pop-Up Art Boutique on November 19 & 20. Open to artists, jewelry artists, potters, carvers, glass artists, wearables, felting, leather, soap/lotion makers, quilters, bakers, and a variety of unique crafters. ALL EXHIBITORS MUST HAVE HANDCRAFTED WARES. Nothing commercially manufactured will be accepted.

Get the entry form: artist entry form Pop Up Boutique 2021

Exhibitors must include images of their work and booth with their application. These images will be used for publicity purposes, as well.

Applications may be submitted by mail to Ashtabula Arts Center, Pop-Up Boutique, 2928 W. 13th Street, Ashtabula, OH, 44004 or by email to

Plein Aire show winners

Best in Show: “View from Harpersfield Bridge,” Robin Borer, oil painting Alla Prima
First Place Painting: “Hell’s Hollow,” Robin Borer, oil painting Alla Prima
Second Place Painting: “The Home Creek Bed,” Ralph Bacon, acrylic
First Place Graphics: “Skyscape #3,” Glenn Morisue, charcoal
Second Place Graphics: “Another Viewpoint (Conneaut Harbor),” Rosemary Bennet, pastel
Jurors’ Merit Awards: “Windswept Tree (Wright Memorial Property, Outer Banks, NC),” oil pastel; & “Into the Apple Tree,” Dominic Keim, acrylic
“Congrats to all! All beautiful entries! Decisions were based on best efforts in capturing a moment in time I was looking for the most effective spontaneous depiction of the great outdoors.” — Juror Mark Badzik

Call for artists for November exhibit: “Hope in Artistry”

The Ashtabula County Suicide Prevention Coalition and the Ashtabula County LOSS Team, in collaboration with the Ashtabula Arts Center, are seeking art submissions for the fourth annual suicide awareness and prevention show, “Hope in Artistry,” which will be on display in our gallery in November. This is a great opportunity for artists in Ashtabula County and Northeast Ohio to show your work, support survivors of suicide, reduce stigma, and raise awareness to help prevent suicide.

Find details and submission instructions in the application: Hope in Artistry 2020 artist application

“Forms in Nature” Photography Show

Below are the artists and pieces accepted into “Forms in Nature,” on display in our gallery throughout February.

Carol Leikala

  1. Eye Spy
  2. Faded Glory
  3. In the Still of the Morning
  4. Orchid Promise
  5. Time after Time

David Yates

  1. Sharp
  2. Ready To Dance
  3. No Rush
  4. Abstract Shapes
  5. Luminous

Nanette Patrick

  1. Eastern Amberwing
  2. Glossy Ibis
  3. Frozen Lake Erie
  4. Waiting for Mom
  5. Pondering

Jamie Goldstein

  1. Lily Pad
  2. Lake Erie at Gordon Park
  3. Pollinator

Melanie Lyttle

  1. Rainy Spring
  2. Berry Landing Location
  3. Sunny Sitting Spot
  4. Close Up Stop
  5. Fly Landing Pad

Rich McBride

  1. Dipped in Diamonds
  2. Lake Erie Volcano
  3. Help I Lost My Swimming Trunk
  4. Buzz Saw Snowflake

Richard Bailey

  1. Snow Leopard
  2. Pacific Coast I
  3. Purple Orchids
  4. Red Leaf
  5. Tiger Lily

Laura McNally Levine

  1. Waiting for Dinner
  2. Rose
  3. Owl
  4. Stone Arch
  5. Cactus

Arin Altmare

  1. Crazies
  2. Fallen Redwood
  3. Maroon Bells

Dwight Boyer

  1. Christmas Sunset 2019
  2. Male Cardinal
  3. River Crossing
  4. Snowy Owl
  5. Red Fox

Lisa Burroughs

  1. Red and Black Series

Harry Schwentker

  1. Mt Fuji