Indiana University East announced the inclusions for exhibit of the Whitewater Valley Annual Art Competition during an artists’ reception held October 28. The 31st Annual Whitewater Art Competition was held October 3 at IU East.
The 31st Whitewater Valley Annual Art Competition will be held Saturday, October 3, at Indiana University East.
This year’s competition is juried by Corin Hewitt who holds a B.A. from Oberlin College and an M.F.A. from The Milton-Avery School of the Arts at Bard College. He also attended the Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Kunste Karlsruhe in Germany and Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in Maine.
The Indiana University East art gallery will display “A Metaphor For A Metaphor” by Ball State University faculty Scott Anderson, Hannah Barnes, and David Hannon. The exhibit will be on display in The Gallery, located in Whitewater Hall, from August 24 to September 18.
Indiana University East will feature a group of artists, the Indiana Plein Air Painters Association, in the Meijer Artway. The exhibit, “From Women’s Hands the works of Plein Air Painters,” begins January 20 and continues through March 13.
Indiana University East will be showcasing “The Works of Kathy L. McGhee,” in The Gallery beginning January 26 through March 18.
“Indirectly through the use of stories and images, people can see and observe themselves in a new light. We have been exposed to fables, parables, myths, and stories with hidden meanings and depth all of our lives,” McGhee said. “This ability to assimilate ourselves into a story of image and to discover hidden meaning is something with which I have been experimenting for some time. The significance of this and what it means in regard to how we think, perceive ourselves, and how we interact with others is of great interest to me.”
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.
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.