November 1 – November 30, 2019

2019 Golden Ticket

2019 Juried Art Exhibition

CCAC’s 10th Annual Golden Ticket will feature the diverse, talented artists living or working within a 25-mile radius of the Clifton Cultural Arts Center. All fine art disciplines were encouraged to apply.

This year’s esteemed jurors are Melvin Grier, award-winning photojournalist; Raphaela Platow, Alice & Harris Weston Director and Chief Curator at the Contemporary Arts Center; Robert Wicks, Ph.D, Professor and Director, Miami University Art Museum; and Paige Wideman, lecturer at Northern Kentucky University.

Exhibited artists include: Helen Adams, Kelly Asbury, Janiene Baker, Jan Boone, Alan Brown, Ellina Chetverikova, Lisa Hueil Conner, T.J. Evans, Amy Foltz, Josie Gearhart, Margot Gotoff, Michael Hensley, Devan Horton, Jonathan Kamholtz, Sally Kamholtz, CT King, Michael Kitei, Becky Linhardt, William Linthicum, Carol MacConnell, Lisa Miller, D.C. Myles, Susan Clore Namei, Pat Olding, Carole Price, Su Ready, Noell Roberts, Jens G Rosenkrantz Jr, Phillip Schaefer, Bill Scott, Barbara Sferra, Cherl Smits, Barbara Stewart, Linda Susman, Randy Michael David Vuksta, Jan Wiesner, and Clinton Wood.

Over $1500 in cash prizes will be awarded for Best in Show (for whom CCAC will also host a solo exhibition), second and third place, honorable mention, people’s choice, and hosts’ choice. Winners will be announced during the opening reception.

Opening Reception & Awards

November 1, 2019, 6 – 9 p.m.
CCAC @ Short Vine Gallery: 2728 Short Vine St.

Gallery Hours

Tuesdays and Thursdays, noon – 3 p.m.
Saturdays, 10 a.m. – noon
By Appointment



Best in Show Sponsors:

  • Gaslight Properties
  • Murray Sinclaire, Jr.

Second Place Sponsors:

  • Druffel – DiTomassi
  • Blick Art Materials
  • Mark McKillip & Amira Beer
  • Mariner Wealth Advisors

Third Place Sponsors:

  • Sara M. & Michelle Vance Waddell
  • LCNB National Bank
  • Pension Corporation of America
  • PLAZA Artist Supplies

Season Wine Sponsor: Delicato Family Vineyards

Hors d’oeuvres by the Boca Restaurant Group

(513) 497-2860

Golden Ticket 2019 Winners include:

Best in Show:
Mistress and Marauders by Ct King

2nd Place:
The Offer by Devan Horton

3rd Place:
Patterns of War by TJ Evans

Honorable Mention:
Sphinx Moth by Jonathan Kamholtz

Honorable Mention:
The Escape by Josie Gearhart

People’s Choice:
Stars of El Paso by Ellina Chetverikova

“The Golden Ticket is (second to the Cincinnati Art Museum 4th Floor Award) the most prestigious award for local working artists in the Cincinnati region.”
– Aaron Betsky, Former Director, Cincinnati Art Museum


  • Best in Show: $800 + One person show (mutually acceptable dates)
  • 2nd Place: $300
  • 3rd Place: $200
  • Honorable Mention: Gift Card valued at $150
  • People’s Choice: $100


CCAC @ Short Vine (2728 Short Vine Street)

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