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Entries for Annual Promowest and Columbus Makes Art Exhibition Now Being Accepted

in Press Releases January 23, 2017 2 min read

Deadline for submissions February 27, 2017

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Greater Columbus Arts Council (Arts Council), in collaboration with PromoWest Productions, is now accepting entries for their annual art exhibition on the south side of A&R Music Bar in the Arena District.

Designed to celebrate the area’s amazing artists, designers and photographers, PromoWest and Columbus Makes Art, will feature the work of four publicly selected artists on digitally produced 5’ x 8’ panels.

Entrants must be residents of Franklin County.  Any artist and/or photographer, or team of artists and/or photographers or designers is eligible. Only one design per artist/team is allowed, and previous PromoWest concert or venue posters are NOT eligible for submission. Applicants must register and apply online at by February 27, 2017 at 5 p.m.

A review committee of community and Arena District business representatives will select up to 10 artists for the public vote, of which four finalists will be selected for the exhibition and awarded an honorarium by the Arts Council.

For more information on PromoWest Productions, contact Becky Long at, (614) 461-5483 ext. 206.

For technical assistance with the submission form contact Jami Goldstein at, or call (614) 221-8492.

About PromoWest Productions: Having hosted over 8,000 concerts since 1984, PromoWest Productions is the largest full-service independent entertainment company in the Midwest. Proud to be locally owned and operated for 30 years, PromoWest has focused on bringing Columbus the most eclectic regional and national acts in entertainment as well as showcasing local and developing acts. PromoWest owns and operates EXPRESS LIVE!, Newport Music Hall, The Basement and the A&R Music Bar in Columbus, OH; Stage AE in Pittsburgh, PA and Bunbury Music Festival in Cincinnati, OH. PromoWest also produces PromoWest Live, a weekly TV show featuring live concert performances that airs on NBC after SNL in the Columbus market. PromoWest would like to thank the music fans, the City of Columbus, Greater Columbus Arts Council and its partners for their support over the past 30 years.

About the Greater Columbus Arts Council: Through vision and leadership, advocacy and collaboration, the Greater Columbus Arts Council supports art and advances the culture of the region. A catalyst for excellence and innovation, the Arts Council funds exemplary artists and arts organizations and provides programs, events and services of public value that educate and engage all audiences in our community. The Arts Council thanks the City of Columbus and the Ohio Arts Council for their continued support.

The Columbus Makes Art campaign is a city-wide, collaborative marketing effort designed to highlight the incredible talent of central Ohio artists.

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CONTACT: Jami Goldstein
(614) 221-8492