Columbus, Ohio

german village art league

About GVAL

The German Village Art League was formed in 2009 to develop an artist alliance, to cultivate awareness, appreciation, and accessibility of contemporary art.

The league offers exhibition opportunities and a dialogue among artists, and promotes the neighborhood as a creative, 

                                                  artistic community. 

Check out an upcoming exhibition 
and call for artists for 

GVAL's 2020 "New Year, New Art" Art Exhibition 
January 8 -31, 2020
Grandview Heights Library

The German Village Art League will open their first show of the 2020,

“New Year, New Art”,

at Grandview Library on January 8 – January 31, 2020.

Grandview Heights Public Library is located at
Phone 614-486-2951

================================================================The German Village Art League is pleased to announce their first art exhibition in 2020 “New Year, New Art”, which is an all member exhibition of GVAL member artists. 

The opening of the exhibition will be on January 8 – January 31, 2020, 10:00am – 9:00pm.

Exhibition Times: 10:00am – 8:00pm

Location: 1685 West First Avenue., Columbus, OH 43212

Phone 614-486-2951

Dates: January 8 – January 31, 2020

Visual Artist Requirements:

Drop Off Date and Time: Tuesday, January 7, 2020, 4:00pm-6:00pm

Drop off and Pick up Location: Grandview Heights Public Library located at 1685 West First Avenue

Columbus, OH 43212

Pick up Date and Time: Friday, January 31, 2020, 5:00pm-7:00pm.

All questions should be sent to [email protected] *If you are unable to pick up your artwork at the date and time, please notify GVAL to make alternative arrangements for pickup. German Village Art League and the Grandview Heights Public Library are not responsible for storage and delivery of your work.

All artwork MUST be delivered between 4:00pm - 6:00pm on Tuesday, January 7.

Artwork Submissions

GVAL offers its members the opportunity to submit 1-2 images that describe their personal artistic language.

Visual Artwork Submission Guidelines

Visual Entries Due Sunday, January 5, 2020 at 10:00pm.

1. Each artist may submit 1-2 entries as.jpeg files

2. Title each jpeg "lastname1.jpeg"

Ex:"ross1.jpeg, ross2.jpeg”

3. Each submission should be in .jpeg format and no larger than 5"x7" 200ppi; and should include title and price (Grandview Library takes 40% commission of sales during the exhibition – so price accordingly).

4. Include: Full Name, email address and phone number in the email submission. Submit all files to [email protected]

5. Each artist submitting must be a 2020 German Village Art League Member Artist. 

If you are not a GVAL member and would like to join, go to our website at and pay through PayPal or bring a check for 2020 membership for $25.00 when you drop off your work.