The exhibition is on display in Main Library's 2nd Floor Carnegie Gallery from Nov. 24 through Jan. 6. The Award reception takes place on Jan. 6 from 2-4 p.m.
OOVAR is a free online database that showcases the work of more than 2,000 artists from around the world. The show features original works by Ohio artists and is a joint project of the Ohio Arts Council, Columbus Metropolitan Library and the Friends of the Library.
A $1,000 prize will be awarded to the winner of Juror’s Choice, and a $500 prize will be awarded to the People’s Choice winner, whom will be selected by visitors to the exhibit and library customers through Saturday, Jan. 2.
The exhibition will be juried by Charlie Kanwischer (artist), Laura Anthony (CML Friends of the Library) and Kelly Stevelt (Columbus Metropolitan Library Director of Development & Affinity).