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Celebration of the Arts 2015 Award Winners
Best of Show - Dean Christensen - Selfie #1
Kentucky Museum Purchase Award - C. David Jones - Smoking Spaniard
WGST Merit Award - Jeff Jensen - Study in Yellow - Aa#1
Amateur Ceramics and Glass
1st place - Donna Potzick - Ode to Hundertwasser
2nd place - Betsy Shoenfelt - Siesta
3rd place - Rick Shireman - Blue Vase #2
Amateur Fiber Arts
1st place - Jeannine Thames - 4 Random Weave Baskets
2nd place - Jeannine Thames - "Hairyetta" the Guardian Angel
Amateur Mixed Media
1st place - Tammy Oberhausen Rastoder - Abandoned
2nd place - Laura Boggs - Beach Crab
3rd place - Deborah Harp Cole - Untitled
1st place - Kim Spradlin Hanna - Sunday Driving
2nd place - Ana LaRouche - Flower Study #8
3rd place - Sharon Woodward - Entourage
Honorable Mention - Tish Sabens - Baby Boomer
1st place - Cheryl Kirby-Stokes - Balancing Act
2nd place - Aaron Gross - All Great Achievements Arose from Dissatisfaction
3rd place - Julie Barrick - Oxbow Bend
1st place - Tim Lutenski - Chained to a Series of Bad Dreams
2nd place - Robert Shymkus - The Lost Slipper
3rd place - Robert Goodwin - Screech Owl
1st place - Gloria Mayo - Watermelon Season
2nd place - Sharon Wassom - The Purple Tree
3rd place - Marge Deller - Yellow Mellow Mushroom
Amateur Works on Paper
1st place - Darren Mason - Vinyl Grooves
2nd place - Tylerann Lay - Rap Monster
3rd place - Tylerann Lay - KAI
Professional Ceramics and Glass
1st place - Holly Thompson - Timeline
2nd place - Jenna Hall - Porcine
3rd place - Kristina Arnold - Untitled
Professional Fiber Arts
1st place - Cynthia Houston - Sky Diptych
2nd place - Colleen Hathaway - Blue
3rd place - Hannah Cooper - Nocturnal Glow
Professional Mixed Media
1st place - Brent Dedas - Revision No. 4
2nd place - Cynthia Cline - Quadverse
3rd place - Jason Anderson - Mississippi Elvis
1st place - Yvonne Petkus - Negation
2nd place - Cassie Kulig - Morning
3rd place - Nathan Hendricksen - Cupid Lucha
Honorable Mention - Neli Ouzounova - Cycle: Reconfigured
Honorable Mention - Amy Wetsch - Ian
1st place - Michael Ingram - The Little Baker
2nd place - Sheila Reeves - Merritt Island "Glow-ry"
3rd place - Gretchen Gilkey - Untitled
Honorable Mention - Cherre Federico - The Butterfly Emerges
1st place - Elaina Smith - Center of Gravity
2nd place - David Marquez - Germination 002
3rd place - Alena Cieszko - Kinetic Necklace
1st place - Lana Williams - Three
2nd place - Misha Ambrosia - Guthrie Tower Reflections
3rd place - Tom Poole - Hay Today, Gone Tomorrow
Professional Works on Paper
1st place - Cindy Schott - The Invasion of Bowling Green
2nd place - Laurin Notheisen - In the Park #2
3rd place - Travis Bilbrey - Abuse
Honorable Mention - Laura Bianco - Untitled
The exhibit will open to the general public as scheduled during regular museum hours.
Museum hours are Monday through Saturday 9 to 4, Sundays from 1 to 4.
The closing date will remain unchanged - Saturday, April 4 - with art scheduled for pickup from 5 to 7 pm.
All Kentucky residents 18 years of age or older living within a 65-mile radius of Bowling Green, Kentucky may submit a maximum of two works in any acceptable category (see below) as either a professional or amateur artist. WKU art and photography students, or students trained in related areas, enter in the Professional Division.
All entries must be original and completed during the past two years. Greenware, utilitarian kits and craft items are not eligible. Organizers reserve the right to disqualify from consideration any work which does not meet acceptable standards or poses installation problems and to determine appropriate divisions.
Includes college level students and persons with significant art training, as well as persons who regularly sell their work.
Includes persons with limited art training who enjoy art as a hobby.
A maximum of two works may be submitted by one artist
Accepted work must remain on exhibit February 28 - April 4, 2015. The exhibition committee reserves the right to reject any work that does not meet the criteria set forth in the prospectus. Organizers reserve the right to reproduce any work submitted for educational or promotional purposes. Submission of an entry to this exhibition will be understood to indicate agreement on the part of the artist with all conditions set forth in the prospectus.
Reasonable precautions will be taken in handling entries, but the Kentucky Museum is not responsible for the loss of or damage to submitted works. Artists should arrange for their own insurance. The Kentucky Museum is not responsible for works left behind at the close of the exhibition. Unclaimed artwork becomes the property of the Kentucky Museum 30 days after the exhibition closes.
All framed entries must be prepared for hanging with properly sized eyelets and wire.
Other works which hang must have appropriate hanging devises. Entries not properly
prepared or those presenting impossible handling or installation problems will not
All works must be hand-delivered and picked up by the Artist on the dates listed on the Celebration of the Arts Calendar. No work will be released to anyone other than the Artist without written permission from the Artist.
Celebration of the Arts
Friday, February 13 by 4:30 pm - Deadline for submitting
Thursday, February 26 - 9:00 am to 3:00 pm - Artists hand deliver artwork to the Kentucky Museum
Friday, February 27 - 1:00 to 7:00 pm - Artists hand deliver artwork to the Kentucky Museum
Friday, March 6 - 7:30 to 9:30 - Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony for artists, family, friends and the community at the Kentucky Museum
March 7 - April 4 - Exhibition open to the public
April 4 - 5:00-7:00 pm - Artists pick up work
2014 Purchase Award
Please complete the Entry form and return with
Kentucky Museum Friends, Celebration of the Arts Committee
Entry fee covers all works submitted by one artist.
Absolutely no corrections or substitutions
Entry forms will be available at US Bank locations, the Kentucky Museum and on this
Vernissage Artshow Preview Party
The exhibit is sponsored by US Bank, Dorothy Grider Art Exhibit Fund and Kentucky Museum Friends
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