Throughout the ages, animals have always been a meaningful subject in art. This February, the Ocean City Center for the Arts will feature an exhibit dedicated to the prevailing theme of Animals in Art. All media will be accepted, both 2D and 3D, including: oils, acrylics, watercolors, photography, mixed media, fiber arts, and sculpture. A portion of all sales from the exhibit will benefit the Worcester County Humane Society, a no-kill animal shelter.

JUDGE: Ursula Ehrhardt, Art History professor and art critic.

Prizes awarded for first place: $125, second place: $100, third place: $75, and 3 honorable mentions at the judge's discretion.


DROP OFF: Sunday Feb 1 from 2-4PM, Monday Feb 2 from 10AM-12PM   

PICK UP: Sunday March 1 from 2-4PM, Monday March 2 from 10AM-12PM   


ENTRY FEE: $10 per entry for members, $15 for non members 


EXHIBIT DATES: February 2- 28 

with opening reception on Friday February 6 from 5-7PM


ELIGIBILITY: Artist must be 18 years or older. Artist may submit up to two pieces of original artwork. Work must be never before shown at an ALOC judged show. All hanging artwork must be securely framed and properly wired for hanging. The maximum outside frame dimensions may not exceed 32"x40". Please  click here for complete entry requirements.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: The ALOC has the right to refuse any artwork that does not meet its exhibit criteria. Artwork will be displayed on a space available basis.

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The Art League of Ocean City is a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing the visual arts to the community through education, exhibits, scholarship programs and public service projects. Financial support comes primarily through membership dues from individuals and corporate sponsors. Funding is also provided by the Worcester County Arts Council, Maryland State Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts, organizations dedicated to cultivating a vibrant cultural community where the arts thrive. The Art League of Ocean City is grateful to the Town of Ocean City for partnering to construct the Ocean City Center for the Arts.