The Top Ten and awards for the Whitewater Valley Annual Art Competition were announced during the artists’ reception held Wednesday, November 5. There were 160 donors, patrons, faculty members, students, artists and general art lovers attended the awards reception.
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Indiana University East is announcing the inclusions of the Whitewater Valley Annual Art Competition during a reception for the artists. James Yood, an adjunct full professor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in the department of Art History, Theory and Criticism, publicly juried the competition held on October 4 at IU East.
Indiana University East will accept art entries beginning Monday, September 22 for the 30th Whitewater Valley Annual Art Competition.
The competition will begin at 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 4 in Whitewater Hall. The top ten entries will receive a monetary award.
The 30th Whitewater Valley Annual Art Competition will be juried by James Yood, an adjunct full professor in contemporary art history and criticism at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in the Department of Art History, Theory and Criticism. He is also the director of the New Arts Journalism program.
Jon Hughes is a journalist, author, playwright and self-taught photojournalist. “The City at Night” is currently on exhibit at the Indiana University East Meijer Artway in Whitewater Hall until August 22.
Indiana University East will feature two local potters, Nate Wilson and David Nagy, in The Gallery. “David Nagy / Nate Wilson: Excellence in Clay” begins May 19 and continues through June 27. Members of the Richmond Art Club will have paintings and pottery on display in the Meijer Artway from May 26 to July 3.
“My grid paintings incorporate imagery deduced from organic forms, like rocks and dried pieces of clay, and function as a spreadsheet of one-shot, individual paintings grouped together. Once the organic properties are placed within a geometric system, a dialogue of patterns, both symmetrical and asymmetrical, typify this reciprocal relationship,” Payne said.
Richmond residents W. Ray Stevens and Doris Turnbaugh each began their art training at an early age and today paint their surroundings in oils and watercolor.
Indiana University East announced the winners of the Whitewater Valley Annual Art Competition Wednesday, October 31 during a reception for the artists. David Russick, former director/curator of the Herron Galleries at the Herron School of Art and Design at IUPUI and currently works for the Indianapolis Museum of Art, publicly juried the competition held on October 6 at IU East.
The competition accepts entries from artists throughout a 300-mile radius around Richmond.
Accepted entries will be on exhibit in Whitewater Hall now until December 21 in The Gallery at IU East. For more information on the show, please call Ed Thornburg, curator, at (765) 973-8605.
Whitewater Top Ten 2007 Cash Awards and Purchase Awards
Indiana University East will accept art entries beginning Monday, September 24 for the 2007 Whitewater Valley Annual Art Competition.
The competition will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 6 in Whitewater Hall. The top 10 entries will receive a monetary award.