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When:  Saturday, September 22, 2018 (11 AM – 5 PM)

Where:  Main Street, historic Milford, Ohio 45150

The 13th Annual Art Affaire, presented by GMAHS, will be held Saturday, September 22, 2018 – always the 4th Saturday in September.

Art Affaire is a juried outdoor show that features art and fine craft. The emphasis is on original work, both in concept and execution, by artists working in the following mediums: clay/ceramics; digital art; drawing; fiber art; glass; jewelry; leather; metalwork; mixed media; painting; photography; paper/print making; sculpture; wearable art; wood; other.

The winner of its third annual Art Affaire poster image competition is June Pfaff Daley of Pleasant Ridge. She received $1,000 for her winning design.

June Pfaff Daley wins Milford’s Art Affaire Poster Image Competition

Winning Image Will Support 13th Annual Art Affaire Promotion

Milford, Ohio—May 24, 2018—The Greater Milford Area Historical Society (GMAHS) and poster competition sponsor, the City of Milford, are pleased to announce the winner of the 2018 Art Affaire Poster Image competition. June Pfaff Daley of Pleasant Ridge (Cincinnati) created the winning poster and will be awarded $1,000 for her entry.

Daley’s “The Promont Art Cart” image features a Promont steeple-inspired umbrella that shades a whimsical old-time cart peddling a variety of creative wares and entertainment. The mixed-media work includes vintage catalog and music papers, various trim pieces and embroidery.

The nine artists that entered this year’s competition included:  Kate Albert (Milford); Chris Clements (Milford); June Pfaff Daley (Cincinnati); Marian Fisher (Liberty Township); Joyce Grothaus (Milford); Scott Hempleman (Cincinnati); Ann Huddleston (Cincinnati); Bobbi Thies (Milford); and Dee Turner (Milford).

The Historical Society would like to thank this year’s judges:  Michael Doss, city manager, City of Milford; Fred Albrecht, mayor, City of Milford; and Carl Samson – an internationally acclaimed portrait artist, figurative and plein-air landscape painter, based in Cincinnati and residing in historic South Milford.

“GMAHS is proud of the response to its Art Affaire poster competition,” says Suzette Albrecht, GMAHS board member and poster competition coordinator for Art Affaire. “In its third year, the program has gained momentum and the posters are becoming a collector’s item. It will be exciting to see how the competition evolves, as each year will bring something new for the collector.

GMAHS will use the winning image to create promotional materials for Art Affaire, including the collectible 20”x30” poster, which will be available in July. Posters will cost $10 and will be available for purchase at Promont, 906 Main Street, Milford, Ohio (open most Sunday’s 1-4 PM); and at Row House Gallery and Custom Framing located at 211 Main Street, historic Milford. Row House is open Tuesday-Friday, 10 AM to 5 PM and Saturday 10 AM to 4 PM. Posters will also be available during the 13th Annual Art Affaire, which will be held on Saturday, September 22, 11 AM to 5 PM on Main Street in Historic Milford.

Art Affaire is presented by the Greater Milford Area Historical Society in association with Lykins Energy Solutions with major sponsorship from Proforma Albrecht & Company, City of Milford; D.E.R. Development, and Jeff Wyler Automotive Family. Other contributors include Accounting Plus LLC, Miami Township, and Park National Bank. The event is a key fundraiser for GMAHS.

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