Top Ten WVAAC artists announced

November 14, 2008 |

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.

Top ten
View All Top Ten Images

The 30th annual competition was juried by James Yood, an adjunct full professor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in the department of Art History, Theory and Criticism. He choose 69 of 226 submission pieces for the exhibit. The exhibit is going on now through December 12 in The Gallery, located in Whitewater Hall. 

Top Ten
$250 Awards

Barrett Award: Scott Anderson of Hartford City, Tree of Dogma and Intolerance (Acrylic on Paper on Canvas)
Fulton Award: Patricia Kowalski-King of Selma, Second Thoughts (Embroidery)
Gray Award: Hannah Barnes of Muncie, Slipped Dryer (Oil on Wood Panel)
Curator Award: David Hannon of Muncie, Lost Pilgrimage (Mixed Media Painting) Zinkan Award: Susanna Tanner of Richmond, Going Green (Giclee Print of Digital Image)

$150 Awards
IU East Alumni Association Award: Walt Bistline of Richmond, Ice Fog (Archival Pigment Inkjet Print) Martin Award: Harriet Rollitt of Richmond, Earlham Women Soccer Team ’07 (Oil on Panel)
Pennington Award: Clara Whitman Parrett of Centerville, Ohio, Prevailing (High-Fire Redware Clay) Tom Award: Jesse Mahmoudi of Indianapolis, Untitled (Ink on Paper) Vincent Award: Jim Hair of Richmond, Portal (Giclee Print from Original Negative)

Purchase Awards
The IU East University Art Acquisition Committee selected the following for purchase and the pieces will be added to the university collection:
Scott Anderson, Tree of Dogma and Intolerance, $1,050 (Acrylic on Canvas on Panel)
C. Pat McClelland, Liberty Leading the People, $850 (Mixed Assemblage)
Nate Wilson, Eye of the Storm, $300 (Earthenware Platter)

Brad and Mary Barrett
David and Marilyn Fulton
Cory and Ginger Gray
Patrick and Jane Martin
Robert and Anne Pennington
Jack and Doris Phelps
Kyle Tom
Edward and Judith Thornburg
Wayne and Jane Vincent
Rob and Mary Zinkan