Crosscurrents Art Exhibition

Crosscurrents at Oglebay Institute's Stifel Fine Arts Center

April 11 – June 14, 2024
Stifel Fine Arts Center, Wheeling, WV

Oglebay Institute’s multi-media exhibition Crosscurrents has been a staple of our art exhibition season for more than 40 years, showcasing some of the finest artwork from the tri-state area & beyond.

Each year, regional artists compete for a chance to exhibit in this annual show, held in the Hart Galleries of the historic Stifel Fine Arts Center. Works are chosen by a guest juror. Cash prizes awarded to winning artists.

Stifel Fine Arts Center
Stifel Fine Arts Center
1330 National Road
Wheeling, WV 26003


  • Open to all artists 18 years or older, working in any media.
  • Artists must reside in West Virginia, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, Maryland and Virginia.
  • Artists may submit up to three works completed within the last calendar year which have not been previously exhibited at the Stifel Fine Arts Center.


$750 in first, second and third prizes will be awarded at the discretion of the juror.


  • Exhibition dates: April 11–June 14, 2024
  • Deadline for entries: March 10, 2024
  • Notification of chosen pieces: week of March 17
  • Opening reception & awards ceremony: 6:30–8:30pm Thursday, April 11, 2024
  • Hand delivered work drop-off dates: April 4–6, 2024; 9am-5pm Thursday & Friday and 10am-3:30pm Saturday
  • Shipped works accepted April 1–April 6 (Shipping is at the cost of the artist. Return shipping label must be included.)
  • Pick up dates after the close of the exhibit: June 21-29 (Unsold work will be shipped back to the artist at this time.)

For more details and to enter:

  • Go to Crosscurrents
  • You’ll need to set up a free account and profile at
  • Need help setting up an account in CaFE ( Please call the Stifel Fine Arts Center at 304-242-7700 to make an appointment with Kevin Clancy or send him an email.