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2014 Indiana Heritage Arts 36th Exhibition and Sale

2014 Indiana Heritage Arts
This years show had an excellent selection of art covering a variety of media and subject matter. With 30,000 in prize money for this years show, judge Jason Saunders from Nashville Tennessee was tasked with determining which of the 135 artist were juried into the show. From the 71 juried artist, Jason picked the Following winners for this years prizes.

First Prize Gold Award of $5,000 went to last year First Prize winner Fred Doloresco for his oil painting titled "Kettle Corn". Todd Reifers was awarded the Second Prize Silver Award taking home $3,000 for his painting Titled "Winter Shadows, Monument Circle". Third Prize Bronze Award of $2,000 went to Dale Popovich with a painting titled "Miners Falls". This years People's Choice was award of $500 went to Ken Bucklew for his painting titled "On the River Bend. Every year the IHA Board of Directors picks a painting for purchase to be included in the IHA collection. This years Directors Purchase Award went to Lyle Denney for a painting titled "I. U. Summer Studies".
 
Awards of Excellent $1,000
 
Ken Bucklew - "On the River Bend" 
Bill Inman - "Colors of Wind" 
J.D. Naraine - "Aqua Pillow" 
Jerry Smith  - "Frozen Cascade" 
  
Memorial Awards and Merit Awards
 
Rhonda Bontrager - Cariani Award "Cold Day on Bear Creek" 
Roy Boswell - Ron Elkins award –"Glowing Calm" 
Mary Ann Davis - Will Vawter Award—"Snow on Central" 
Lynn Dunbar - Hoosier Salon Merit Award –"Winter Homecoming" 
Robert Eberle - Abe Eyed Award "Opalescence" 
Forrest Formsma - Ada Shulz memorial "Springs Bounty" 
Tim Greatbatch - Carl Graf Award "Deep December Snow" 
Troy Kilgore = Plein Air Award —"Fish Town, Leland Mi" 
Joel Knapp - Margaret Colglazier Award -"Along the River" 
T.C. Steele Memorial—"Beginnings" Wyatt LeGrand
Larry Rudolech - C. Curry Bohm award—"Brown County Farm" 
Douglas Runyan - Adolph Shulz award "Eventide"
Carol Strock Wasson - Taylor English Award "Values Close to Home"
Dan Woodsen -  Barbara K. Judd Award "The Evening" 
 
List of Artists Juried into the 2014 Indiana Heritage Arts Exhibition
 
Andrea Bojrab  Rhonda Bontrager  William Borden  Roy Boswell
Eric Brock Charlene Brown Luke Buck  Ken Bucklew
Ron Burgess Mark Burkett Carol Cammack Kevin Carlson
John Michael Carter  Sharlyn Cheeseman  Kathryn Clark  Douglas David
Mary Ann Davis  Lyle Denney  W.A. Dodds  Steve Dodge
Fred Doloresco  Lynn Dunbar  Robert Eberle  Dick Ferrer
Forrest Formsma  Jodie Friend Victoria Gillieron  Gerrie Govert
Tim Greatbatch  Gwen Gutwein  Randall Scott Harden  Sandee Hazelbaker
Jeannie Hilfiker  Thomas Himsel  Corrine Hull  Bill Inman
Troy Kilgore Jeff Klinker Joel Knapp  Valery Kosorukov 
Ryan Lee  Wyatt LeGrand  Judith Lewis  Diane Lyon 
Ronald Mack  Susan Mauck  Michael McAuley  Jeanne McLeish 
JD Naraine  Pamela Newell  Chris Newlund Elizabeth O'Rear 
James Oblack  Vandra Pentecost  Pamela Pfrang Dale Popovich
Todd Reifers  Rodney Reveal  Patricia Rhoden Thom Robinson 
Lawrence Rudolech  Douglas Runyon  David Seward  Donna Shortt 
Carolyn Sichting  Jerry Smith  Carol Strock Wasson  Katie Whipple 
Libby Whipple  Dan Woodson  Tom Woodson   
 

Brown County Art Gallery 2013 Collector Showcase (Treasure Hunt 2.0)

2013 Collector Showcase

Treasure Hunt 2.0 was the theme for the 2013 Collector Showcase organized by The Brown County Art Gallery Foundation. Treasure Hunt was a follow-up to last year’s successful showcase focusing on paintings found by collectors with a story.  In addition to the approximately 70 wonderful works of art on loan by the owners for public viewing, there were also two special exhibits. One was an original work of art from the nationally known bird and wildlife artist William Zimmerman (10-01-1937 to 11-19-2011) on loan from his family. The second special exhibit included works of art from woodblock artist Gustave Baumann who was known as an exceptional woodblock artist and is a favorite of many collectors of Indiana art. Both Bill Zimmerman and Gustave Baumann will have a permanent gallery in the future expansion of the Brown County Art Gallery. Proceeds from the show went to the capital fund drive in support of the Brown County Art Gallery expansion.

The 2013 Collectors Showcase opened at 6:00 pm on Saturday October 12th with a reservation only reception for 55.00 per person. Admission included wine, food and music along with raffles. On Sunday October 13th, the doors opened to the general public from noon to 5:00 pm for an 8.50 admission fee.  Admission to the event included a very nice full color catalog with pictures of the artwork work on display at the show

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