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The 24th Annual Jack Lunt Memorial Juried Art Exhibition

November 13 - December 17, 2016

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Left: 24th Annual Jack Lunt Memorial Juried Art Exhibition
Right: Sunshower (Rainstick), Paul Buhrmester, 2016

The Jack Lunt Memorial Juried Art Exhibition began in 1987 as a collaboration between southcentral Kentucky philanthropist, Jerry E. Baker and the Capital Arts Alliance. For over twenty years, the show was exhibited in the Capital Arts Center Houchens Gallery and included a wide variety of pieces from artists throughout the region. The Downing Museum is proud to host the 24th annual exhibition. 


Best of Show, Sponsored by Sarah & Harvey Johnston, In Memory of Joe Downing:
Steve Clay
Dumpster Dive #1
, 2016 

1st Place, Sponsored by Jerry E. Baker:
Leslie Nichols
One Big Human Experience, 2016
Acrylic on paper 

2nd Place, Sponsored by Bob & Laura Hilliard:
Bill Guffey
, 2016
Oil on canvas

3rd Place, Sponsored by the Vitale Family:
Misha Ambrosia 
, 2012
Watercolor & acrylic

Downing Museum Purchase Award:
Print Mafia—Connie Collingsworth & Jim Madison 
Beauty Parlor 1977
, 2015
Screen print on repurposed wood palette

Downing Museum Purchase Award:
Beth Reitmeyer
Field of Dreams: Geode
, 2016
Acrylic on plastics, thread, chenille stems, & twinkle lights

Honorable Mention:
Jonathan Lerner
Angels Were Once Human2016
Acrylic on canvas

Honorable Mention:
Marilee Salvator, 
Composition 13
, 2012
Etching, screen printing, waterless lithography, watercolor 

Honorable Mention:
Wade Watson
Arts and Crafts style occasional table
, 2014 
Purple heart & quarter-sawn oak 


Click HERE for the exhibition catalog.  

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