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About the Bryn Du Art Exhibition

The Bryn Du Art Exhibition is an annual juried exhibition at the historic Bryn Du Mansion in Granville, Ohio featuring current works by regional professional and non-professional artists sponsored by the Bryn Du Commission and the Village of Granville. The Exhibition is also supported by grants from the Ohio Arts Council and the Granville Arts Council, and sponsorships by local businesses.

Submission Guidelines

All submitting artists must be over 18 years old and reside in the United States.

To be considered for entry all work must be completed after December 31, 2015.  No previously entered material will be considered.

Only two-dimensional and three-dimensional works will be considered.

Images of your submissions must accompany your completed entry form.

Please make every effort to apply online, as that is the preferred method. If you must mail or hand-deliver your entry, color prints/reproductions must be included. Prints/reproductions should not be larger than 8.5 x 11 and labeled with the title, dimensions, and medium. DO NOT include your name on prints/reproductions. Remember the quality of your printed piece will be the image the juror will be using to judge. Prints/reproductions will not be returned to you. When submitting by mail, remember to include your signed entry form.

Submit only 1 composition image per work, unless it is a 3D piece. You may e-mail additional images of 3D work to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

You will be notified of your accepted or declined status via email.

All accepted work must remain at Bryn Du Mansion for the entirety of the exhibition.

Sign and submit the Exhibition Contract section as a required part of this application. A digitally typed signature will stand for an ink signature.

The Bryn Du Art Exhibition reserves the right to remove any artwork at any time during the exhibition.

The Bryn Du Art Exhibition maintains the right to reject any work that differs from the corresponding entry form or that fails to maintain the exhibition’s standards. The Bryn Du Art Exhibition and the Village of Granville reserves the right to reproduce images of accepted work in support of its programming in perpetuity.

Artwork will be handled with the greatest of care by the Bryn Du Art Exhibition, however, insurance, if desired for shipping, exhibition or any other reason, is the responsibility of the individual artist. Neither the Village of Granville, nor the Bryn Du Art Exhibition, will be liable for loss or damage to any work submitted to this exhibition.


Artist Statements

Artist statements are optional for professional artist submissions. Statements are to be limited to 250 words or less. It is possible to upload a statement during the online submission process. Edits for clarity and grammar will be made if needed.  Artist statements will be made available at the exhibition for visitors to read.

Method of Entry

All entries are due by close of business on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017. Online entries must pay with credit card or debit card via PayPal. Membership in PayPal is not required.

Mailed or hand-delivered entries must also be received by close of business on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017 and include a full copy of a completed and signed registration, digital file(s) on CD or flash drive or supporting color prints/reproductions, and payment. Payment for mailed or hand-delivered entries must be in the form of a check or money order payable to the Bryn Du Commission and delivered to:

Bryn Du Art Exhibition
c/o Village of Granville
P.O. Box 514
Granville, Ohio 43023


Entry Fee

There is a $35.00 entry fee for up to three (3) works. Fees are non-refundable. Checks and money orders should be made payable to the Bryn Du Commission.

Payment will only be accepted with your initial submission. No IOUs or alternate arrangements will be made. If you are mailing or hand-delivering your submission, remember to include your payment in the form of a check or money order payable to the Bryn Du Commission. Your submission will not be considered until your payment posts.


Accepted works should be delivered on Sunday, March 12, 2017 between 12pm and 1:30pm to the Bryn Du Mansion at the address below. Any work delivered later than 1:30pm on the 12th will be refused unless other arrangements have been made. All work must be ready to install upon delivery (cleats, d-rings, custom hardware, etc.). If a painting is not framed, it must be gallery wrapped (its sides must be painted). Works on paper using magnets or pins are also acceptable.

Bryn Du Mansion
537 Jones Road
Granville, Ohio

Artists are responsible for picking up their works between 10 am – 12 pm, or 5 to 7pm, Thursday, March 30, 2017 after the conclusion of the Exhibition. Artwork may not be removed prior to this time.

Image Recommendations and Filenames

We prefer artwork to be submitted online at Please make every effort to apply online. Uploaded files are limited to 1MB per image (1024Kb). Accepted file format extensions include jpg, jpeg, and png. Image files should be in RGB color profile. Please prepare your file with a resolution and size suitable for the jurors.

Do not include open spaces, special characters, or punctuation in your filenames. 

We prefer a digital copy of the image on disk, or flash drive, and only include prints as a last resort. Prints/reproductions submitted by mail or hand-delivered should be high resolution but not exceed 8.5 x 11.


Artists should price their submitted work for sale or identify it as not for sale. The price as listed on the submission form will be so listed in the exhibition catalog. No changes will be made. Sold works will be released to the buyer at the end of the exhibition.

Art purchases will be accepted throughout the run of the exhibition dates. Artists will be paid for sold works at the conclusion of the show. Artists are responsible for the payment of any and all applicable taxes.

The Bryn Du Commission shall receive a 10% commission of the listed price from the artist for works sold. Artists must pay commissions at the conclusion of the exhibition and prior to receiving payment for sold works.