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This year the jury viewed over 500 collages and assemblages, entered from six different countries including the United States, Croatia, Italy, Hungary, Canada and France! 96 pieces were selected for this exhibit.

The jury consisted of the following artists and art professionals:
Alexander Aitkin: Full-time Lecturer of Art, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
Mindy Tousle: Professional Collage Fine Artist, Cleveland, Ohio
Arnold Tunstall: Collections Manager and Curator, Akron Art Museum, Akron, Ohio

The awards were chosen by:
Martin Ball: Professor, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio

View the work of two members of the jury:

  • Alexander Aitken : SylvanAlexander Aitken : Sylvan
  • Mindy Tousley : Desert ImpressionsMindy Tousley : Desert Impressions


Interested in purchasing? All sales will be made directly with the artist. For more information contact Gretchen Bierbaum, NCS President at with the artist's name and title of the piece you are interested in along with your name, email address and phone number. The NCS will not be taking a commission on sales.