The Springfield Art Museum presents "4x4: 2018 Midwest Invitational Exhibition". This biennial show recognizes and encourages emerging contemporary artists working in all media who reside in the four-state region of Missouri, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Kansas. it features works by four artists, one from each state: Shawn Bitters (Kansas), Jason Cytacki (Oklahoma), Dawn Holder (Arkansas), and Meghan Rowswell (Missouri). This year’s juror is Jennifer Scanlan, Curatorial and Exhibitions Director at Oklahoma Contemporary in Oklahoma City. Scanlan is tasked with awarding a $3,000 cash prize to one artist for their body of work. This year's winner will be announced at the Opening Reception on Friday, August 24 from 5:30 to 7 PM.