Freedom in Motion Exhibitor Application

Freedom in Motion - Stifel Fine Arts Center

July 9 – August 22, 2020
Stifel Fine Arts Center, Wheeling, WV

Freedom in Motion is an all-media exhibition that can include drawings, paintings, photography, video, assemblage pieces, pottery and more that use bicycles as subject matter. Artwork made from bicycle parts, as well as custom fabricated bicycles, are also eligible for submission.

This is a juried exhibition. Artists may submit up to three works for the application fee of $25. The work must fit within the theme of the show and regulations for display.

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


Open to all artists working in any media.


Monetary awards for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places will be awarded.


  • Submission deadline: Sunday May 31, 2020
  • Notification of jury results: June 11-13, 2020
  • Accepted works received: June 15- June 27, 2020
  • Exhibition opens: Thursday July 9, 2020
  • Opening night reception: July 9, 2020, 6:30- 8:30pm
  • Exhibition closes: August 22, 2020

Procedures & Requirements:

  • A nonrefundable $25 entry fee entitles an artist to submit up to three entries. You will be prompted to pay the $25 entry fee upon completing the application.
  • All works will be submitted online using the form on this page.
  • A 30% commission will be retained on work sold through the exhibition. West Virginia sales tax of 7% will also be charged. This applies to all work and merchandise sold at the exhibition.
  • All entries for wall hanging must have a stable wire hanger or necessary hanging hardware.
  • Entries will be subject to reproduction for catalog, newspaper, promotional, and documentational use.
  • Entries must be structurally sound to withstand the rigors of public presentation. The Stifel Fine Arts Center will not ensure entries deemed unstable or unacceptably fragile. Entries in question will be accepted for jurying only if the artist signs an insurance waiver. Other works will be insured while in the possession of the Stifel Fine Arts Center.

Freedom in Motion Exhibitor Application:

Contact Information:

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*Please upload AT LEAST ONE entry. Submitting quality photos of your artwork greatly increases your chances of being selected into the show.

5Mb size limit per attachment, or 25 Mb total per application. (file types allowed .jpg .png .tiff .gif .pdf)

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Fees and Conditions

*After submission, you will be redirected to Oglebay Institute’s payment portal to submit the $25 application fee. You can login using Facebook, Twitter or your existing OI customer account. If you don't have an OI account, please consider creating one so we can inform you of all upcoming exhibiting opportunities.

Failure to submit payment along with your application may result in disqualification. If you are not automatically redirected after submitting this form, click here. For questions, please call 304-242-7700.

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