Two Cincinnatians made the cut for this year’s show: Joanne Easton, 2011 master’s degree recipient from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and James Schenck, 2012 master’s degree recipient from the University of Cincinnati. They were among 18 artists chosen from the 135 who made submissions. The lively show, distinguished by variety and skillful execution, runs through Aug. 10. Manifest Gallery. 2727 Woodburn Ave., Walnut Hills. manifestgallery.org.