The Harlin Museum of West Plains, MO will be hosting its annual Ozarks-themed multimedia art show, Our Ozarks In Art, and is calling for competition submissions from all forms of artists– painters, photographers, sketch and graphic artists, sculptors, and model-makers, craft artisans, etc. All forms of photography and fine art are eligible for the competition.
Entry dates for the show will be Friday, August 19th & Saturday, August 20th from 12 pm – 4 pm at the museum, located at 405 Worcester Ave. in West Plains, MO. Entries must meet the given guidelines for acceptance into the competition portion of the show. The show’s final categories and prizes to be awarded will be determined by the actual entries received.
Entry fees are $5.00 per entry, with a cost break of $20.00 for five entries–four entries, plus one for free! Entries will be evaluated for artistic quality, integrity, technique, and presentation, as well as how skillfully they represent “the Ozarks” by conveying through art the essence of the 2022 theme, which is Ozark Waterways.
The show’s entries will be on display to the public as an exhibit in the museum’s Hathcock Gallery, beginning Friday, August 26th, 2022, and will run for a 3-week engagement, ending on Sunday, September 18th.
Those who are interested in entering the competition can find entry guidelines and other pertinent information on the museum’s website at https://harlinmuseum.com/programs/art-show-competition-guidelines/2021-our-ozarks-in-art/ or on flyers that are available in the museum’s lobby. Any questions regarding eligibility or other inquiries can be emailed to the museum at or you may contact the museum directly at (417) 256-7801.