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The "Featured" Folder is closed to submissions.

How to Join
If you would like to be a member of the club, click the "join our Group" link at the top of the page. You do not have to be a resident of Ohio to join, Ohio lovers are welcome, too!

How to Submit to the Gallery
You must be a Member to submit to the Gallery. Click the "Submit Art" at the top of the page or the "Submit to the Gallery" on our Gallery page. On the pop-up picker, choose the thumb you'd like to submit and click Ok. Your submission will be approved as long as it meets the following requirements:

:bulletblue: Ten submissions per member per day.
:bulletblue: Please submit to the correct folder!
:bulletblue: The deviation must not have the mature content tag, contain nudity, or excessive violence/gore. Mild violence and innuendo will be approved on a case by case basis.
:bulletblue: The deviation must not contain copyrighted art or photographs. Anything made with screenshots, celebrity photos, coloring book pages, or any other type of art theft will not only be rejected, but will be reported to dA.

:bulletblue: Featured Favorites must be Ohio related. Member share is open to members only and can be any type of art.
:bulletblue: The deviation must not have the mature content tag, contain nudity, or excessive violence/gore. Mild violence and innuendo will be approved on a case by case basis.
:bulletblue: The deviation must not contain copyrighted art or photographs. Anything made with screenshots, celebrity photos, coloring book pages, or any other type of art theft will not only be rejected, but will be reported to dA.

:bulletpurple: Suggestions do not need to be your own art, but please refrain from suggesting others' art that is already popular on dA.
:bulletpurple: You may make as many suggestions to favorites as you like; please be courteous to the admins, however, and refrain from sending in many dozens of suggestions at once.
:bulletpurple: Please note that member suggestions will be approved more quickly than watcher suggestions.

How to Advertise a devMeet
Send the Group a note with the place, date, and time to meet. The Group will send out a notice on our devMeet page and update the Meet journal. We recommend you also post to the devMeet forum here:… . Meets should take place in Ohio or within a 30 minute drive of any border. Meets further away will be reviewed on a case by case basis.

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OhioDeviants is the place for deviants from the state of Ohio or deviants who just love Ohio to meet and share art. If you were born or ever lived in the Buckeye State or just love to visit, then come join our Group!
Founded 11 Years ago
Apr 11, 2004

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:Angel: Update Regarding "Angels Without Wings" ~ Many thanks to Nameda (Natasha) for her tireless work with "Angels Without Wings" ~ she has stepped down and Sserenita (Denise) has taken over for her. Be sure to stop by the sites of Nameda and Sserenita to say a big thank you and welcome respectively. .: angel :. 
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Who are Angels without Wings? 

:innocent: rvmp 

They are those fellow deviants:

:bulletyellow: who more or less regularly feature other deviants
:bulletyellow:  who always willingly give tips, hints, helpful comments
yellow:  who answer at least a fair amount of the comments they get
yellow:  who give kind and or uplifting words where they see its needed
yellow:  who feature and pimp projects and deviants who need support/help
:bulletyellow:  who take the time to suggest DD's on a more or less regular basis
yellow:  who take the time to suggest seniority every now and then
yellow:  who give fair and helpful critiques (whether official or not)
yellow:  or whatever else helpful, kind, supportive they might do
You can read all about it HERE

just like heaven Animated Heart Border by HauntingEchoesAnimated Heart Border by HauntingEchoesjust like heaven 

Every first weekend of the month four (4) deviants will be awarded with a pair of wings and get
featured by Sserenita and her fellow Gangstas of love (in alphabetical order):

Annissina Bushaqua davincipoppalag DeviBrigard Dieffi Digithalie Dygyt-Alice Egil21 Emerald-Depths EveLivesey FeliziasInklingsOfOblivion Just-To-Look1 KiwiCocktail kvdolan little-owlette MayEbony msfowle MYPeanutGallery Nameda PurpleInk777 rainylake RoseCS signmeupscotty SolidMars Sserenita Stygma suezn TheGalleryOfEve The-Lost-Hope TheRafflesia Tigles1Artistry TouchofArtistry TurningTheTides WDWParksGal Windklang WishmasterAlchemist

On Hiatus for the time being: ANGELICA-LILY CelestialMemories iDJPanda ArtBYbeverly gigi50 Tales-of-Tao

:salute: Wanted: New Gangstas of Love!  :iconlovesqueeplz: If you'd like to spread the joy of featuring new Angels Without Wings apply now!  It’s a simple task that you need to do once every month.  Journal content is given to you, complete.  Just choose 3 deviations from each of the new Angels galleries to add to the journal, upload it to your own account, and notify the new Angels of their feature.  Simply note :iconsserenita: to apply.

Hamtaro Mouse Emoji-08 (Heart Angel) [V1] Angel Emoticon Angel With Harp 

Now without further delay on to the four (4) Brand :new: Angels:

Angel fella (Universe) 

:iconsomeconfettiplz: Congratulations Everyone! :iconsomeconfettiplz:
:iconwingsplz: It’s a delight to award you with the wings you so deserve! :iconwingsplz:
:please: Please do remember to leave comments for each of our dear Gangstas who feature you in their individual journals. And, you can now display the AWW stamp on your frontpage, in your journals or ID :D

Angel without Wings Award by Nameda

Sweet-Medley Divider by PhoebeRose

:iconkiwicocktail: suggested by TouchofArtistry & Nameda

KiwiCocktail is already an angel in her own rite. If you meet her, you can’t unsee what a loving, kind person she is. Julia is also really devoted to the community of Deviantart – she shares her collections of other people’s artworks on her page, she creates features regularly, and also promotes the names of outstanding artists and dear friends, as well as groups with description – basically her page itself gives a lot of help to dA-dwellers! She also leads a group, I-Heart-Colors to spread some visual happiness, suggests DDs and always lends a hand to those who need it, and is an absolutely great companion. Julia uses her point donations to help other artists with commissions and premium memberships, and also gives them to those who are in need. While she is busy doing all of this great work, she still finds time to mentor artists who are opening new groups. She has also recently become a gangsta of love – and as she indeed is a valuable asset to this community and makes an excellent AWW!

New ID (and hair!) by KiwiCocktail

Sea Life by KiwiCocktail  Vaporeon: Colored by KiwiCocktail   Tales from the VicinityThere's this guy
who had a girl,
yet he never
appreciated her
like he should have
One time,
he betrayed her
and it was over
Now she's gone
but is still on his mind
He wants her back.
And there is a girl
She loves a guy
who doesn't deserve her
He makes her cry
and every day,
she sees couples
who have it
so much easier
She wants to be with him
yet deep down,
she knows...
she would be happier
without him in her life.
There's a man, too
his heart like a stone
There's only one person
who really, truly
understands him
He is unhappy
and selfish, except
when it comes to her
That's why
he has no idea...
that another person,
his wife,
is planning
to leave him.
We also see a woman
who is a mother
without someone to take care of
She has lost a part of her,
feels astray
But is trying to find herself
through the wrong methods.
There is a guy
lost in the obstacle course
of fate
He has lost so much
and is relying
on the only good thing
remaining is his life
to get him throu
 When the City Sleeps by KiwiCocktail

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Angel without Wings Award by Nameda

:icongwendolyn12: suggested by cinyu

Ellen is a Professional Traditional Artist from Brazil with a deep passion for the DeviantART community. She has an impressive list of accomplishments, which include being awarded seniority and the Deviousness Award. She also served the past year as a CV and has firmly rooted herself at the heart of the Anime/Manga community. Ellen is described by her peers as selfless and giving and helps anyone she comes in contact with. She always shows support for her fellow deviants and puts her best effort into any project she undertakes. It is because of her undying dedication and inspiring efforts that we happily award her with a long deserved pair of wings!

Bart and I. by Gwendolyn12

Rainbow Llama by Gwendolyn12  I Choose Life by Gwendolyn12  Comm.: Shinmunafosun by Gwendolyn12  Moonlight Drop by Gwendolyn12

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Angel without Wings Award by Nameda

:iconminato-kushina: suggested by Just-To-Look1

Its time for DeviantArt's #1 DD suggester to receive her very own pair of Wings! With four (4) years of DD suggesting, she has devoted her community spirit with more than 1000 accepted DDs, meaning thousands of deviants have gained exposure through DDs. When you look through her accepted DDs favorites' folder, you will be amazed at how fascinating her art choices have been to bring forth those lovely pieces to our attention. Currently admin of nine groups, she is on a mission of suggesting about 50 DD per week. She chooses those art pieces from groups, the front page, the favorites of other deviants and from just using a random search; you can imagine the time, effort and dedication she has been putting in for such a long time. Over brimming with love for community she promotes in others to participate a lot, join groups, make feature journals and give random comments and favorites or even donations and presents, if and whenever you can to give happiness and attention to others.

While she's not suggesting a DD, she's a wonderful friend who gives uplifting and encouraging comments. She's a deviant worthy enough to gain her wings.

M.K. by Minato-Kushina

Looking high - Athens by Minato-Kushina  Meet me on the Equinox by Minato-Kushina  Mind Reading by Minato-Kushina  White Christmas - Secret Santa 2013 by Minato-Kushina

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Angel without Wings Award by Nameda

:iconlolita-artz: suggested by RogueMudblood

Julie is a beautiful soul who makes it clear on a daily basis how important the community is to her. She creates beautiful weekly-features for deviants throughout the community and generously doles out the recognition that every artist deserves. She leaves comments for numerous other deviants. On top of being admin of six groups, she always responds to the comments left on her own works, letting users know she appreciates their feedback. Visiting her DA page makes you realize how active and beloved she is by the community, and how she values art by putting up so many art pieces of her and others. I urge you to go and explore her profile; you may well gain a wonderful friend on top of fantastic talent and support.

me and mister Tox by Lolita-Artz

Themis by Lolita-Artz  sky 4 (stock) by Lolita-Artz  butterfly by Lolita-Artz  novel expression book cover 1 (updated) by Lolita-Artz

Candle Divider o1 by AngelicHellraiser

black divider by ToxiceStea

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:iconwingsplz: Wanted – Nominations for new Angels Without Wings :iconwingsplz:
If you know any deserving deviants who meet the criteria at the top of this journal, please tell us!  We are always looking for new Angels to award.

Simply Note :iconsserenita: :icondieffi: :iconfelizias: or :icontouchofartistry: with ‘AWW Suggestion’ as the subject, along with at least five (5) sentences telling us why the deviant deserves to earn their Wings.  Please, one suggestion per Note only!

If you do suggest, please have a look to make sure the nominees good deeds are visible for everyone visiting their pages!!  Everyone needs to clearly see why the person deserves their Award. And please write at least five (5) sentences why you suggest this deviant :D

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