IU East Whitewater Valley Annual Art Competition inclusions, top ten announced

October 24th, 2013

Indiana University East Whitewater Valley Annual Art Competition (WVAAC) Top Ten Award and Purchase Award recipients have their work on display now through December 6 in The Gallery and Community Room, located in Whitewater Hall.

This year’s competition was juried by Buzz Spector, currently the dean of the College and Graduate School of Art in the Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts at Washington University. The competition accepts entries from artists throughout a 300-mile radius around Richmond.

The WVAAC is made possible thanks to the generous support of the following donors:
Dr. Bradford and Mary Barrett
Dr. David and Marilyn Fulton
Dr. Cory and Ginger Gray
Tom and Christina Hilkert
Patrick and Jane Martin
Dr. Robert and Anne Pennington
Richmond Art Museum
Richmond Podiatry (Dr. Deb Wehman)
Dave Rodgers (Whitewater Broadcasting)
SignGrafX (Peggy North)

Visitors are welcome to view the exhibit during gallery hours, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. For more information, call Ed Thornburg, gallery curator, at (765) 973-8605 or visit iue.edu/gallery.

Top Ten Merit Awards
Megan C. Chandler, Carmel, Ind.:“Helpmeat” Mixed Media (Accordion Book)
Andrew P. Davis, Indianapolis, Ind.: “Bunny Boy” Ceramic with Terra Sigillata, Glaze and Stain
Sara Fleenor, Eaton, Ohio: “Dinner Epilogue” Oil on Canvas
Jody Jones, Richmond, Ind.: “Untitled” Ceramic, Acrylic and Oil
Jack Phelps, Richmond, Ind.: “Coons in Belfry” Aquatint
Kelsey Rubright, Richmond, Ind.: “Zelda Leading the People” Charcoal/Graphite on Paper
Summer Sleight, Richmond, Ind.: “Hexagonal Neck Piece” Felt
Nancy Taylor, Richmond, Ind.: “Summer 2011” Hand-dyed Wool and Beads
Jerry Thompson, Richmond, Ind.: “Lofty Par” Acrylic on Panel
Mark Van Buskirk, Richmond, Ind.: “Black Cows, Blue Sky” Oil on Linen

Purchase Awards
Jack Phelps, Richmond, Ind.: “Coons in Belfry”
Sara Fleenor, Eaton, Ohio: “Dinner Epilogue”
Kelly Joslin, Dayton, Ohio: “Charles”

2013 Whitewater Valley Annual Art Competition Inclusions
Scott Anderson, Hartford City, Ind.: “Gates of Purgatory” Acrylic on Paper and “Fruit of Flattery” Acrylic on Canvas
Andrew Armantrout, Muncie, Ind.: “Moving Landscape” Mixed, on Paper
Walt Bistline, Richmond, Ind.: “Marketplace” Photography and “What Remains” Photography
Rachel Bleil, Indianapolis, Ind.: “Cloud Guardians” Coil-built and Thrown Stoneware with sgraffito & inlayed surface
Bridgette Bogle, Dayton, Ohio: “Barriers” Oil on Canvas
Megan C. Chandler, Carmel, Ind.: “Grow” Mixed Media on Panel, “Cleverest Girl” Mixed Media (Accordion Book) and “Helpmeat” Mixed Media (Accordion Book)
Joe Clapp, Richmond, Ind.: “Blow” Mixed Frame, Collage and Oil
Andrew P. Davis, Indianapolis, Ind.: “Bunny Boy” Ceramic with Terra Sigillata, Glaze and Stain
Braydee Euliss, Muncie, Ind.: “25 Years” Photograms exposed at .01 second intervals, “April 2011, #1” and “April 2011, #2” Ball Jars, Hosiery, Encaustic, Fabric Dye from the “Failures” Series
Sara Fleenor, Eaton, Ohio: “Outlet” Oil on Canvas and “Dinner Epilogue” Oil on Canvas
Jody Jones, Richmond, Ind.: “Untitled” Ceramic, Acrylic and Oil
Kelly Joslin, Dayton, Ohio: “Charles” Giclee Print
Kevin Longley, Brookville, Ohio: “Assemblage #C-1”     Colored Pencil on Ceramic
Laura Miller, Richmond, Ind.: “Buttocks” Gelatin Silver Print
Nalara Park, Richmond, Ind.: “Hidden Knife Brooches” Metal and Mixed Media
Hector Perez, Connersville, Ind.: “Recalculating” Permanent Marker on Paper
Jack Phelps, Richmond, Ind.: “Coons in Belfry” Aquatint
Kelsey Rubright, Richmond, Ind.: “Zelda Leading the People” Charcoal/Graphite on Paper
Suzi Shapiro, Richmond, Ind.: “Princess Banquet” Oil and Thread on Canvas
Summer Sleight, Richmond, Ind.: “Hyperbolic Space Crochet” Copper and “Hexagonal Neck Piece” Felt
Nancy Taylor, Richmond, Ind.: “Summer 2011” Hand-dyed Wool and Beads
Jerry Thompson, Richmond, Ind.: “Lofty Par” Acrylic on Panel
Mark Thompson, Centerville, Ind.: “Untitled” Fused Glass
Mark Van Buskirk, Richmond, Ind.: “Black Cows, Blue Sky” Oil on Linen
David Walker, Jr., Richmond, Ind.: “Untitled” Black and White Photography

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