IU East’s WVAAC Top Ten, Purchase award recipients

November 19th, 2012

Indiana University East Whitewater Valley Annual Art Competition Top Ten Award and Purchase Award recipients have their work on display now through December 7 in The Gallery and Meijer Artway, located in Whitewater Hall.

This year’s competition was juried by Barbara Tannenbaum, Curator of Photography at the Cleveland Museum of Art. The competition accepts entries from artists throughout a 300-mile radius around Richmond.

The WVAAC would not be possible without the generous support of its donors. The following people are noted for their contributions:

Belden Americas
Kyle Tom Real Estate Services
Richmond Podiatry (Dr. Deborah Wehman)
Bradford & Mary Barrett
David & Marilyn Fulton
Cory & Ginger Gray
Robert & Anne Pennington
Patrick & Jane Martin
In-Kind:
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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.

A full list of entrants to the exhibit is available on the IU East Media Relations website.

Top Ten Merit Awards
Dan Cooper, Indianapolis, Ind.: “Going Somewhere Else” Acrylic on Canvas
Mark Gardner, Centerville, Ind.: “Psattry” Pen and Ink on Paper
Lisa Gettinger, Rushville, Ind.: “Making Fall Hay II” Oil on Canvas
Jim Hair, Richmond, Ind.: “Diane and Mike on Main Street” Giclee Print
Heather Hill, Fountain City, Ind.:“Sanctuary” Pastel and Charcoal
Sungyeoul Lee, Richmond, Ind.: “Hollow” Sterling, Copper Mesh, Steel Wire, Powder Coating
Kevin Longley, Brookville, Ohio: “A View of John” Colored Pencil on Paper
Emily Palmer, Richmond, Ind.: “Persephone” Gelatin Silver Photograph
Jack Phelps, Williamsburg, Ind.: “Hay Field” Aquatint Print
Lindsay Pitts, Richmond, Ind.: “Untitled Nude II” Gelatin Silver Photograph

Purchase Awards
Carl Gay, Richmond, Ind.: “Greenhouse Effect” Digital Photograph
Heather Hill, Fountain City, Ind.: “Sanctuary” Pastel and Charcoal
Carol Sexton, Richmond, Ind.: “Knot” Carved Indiana Limestone
Richard Spence, Eaton, Ohio: “Divisions of Time” Acrylic on Panel
Annette Warfel, Richmond, Ind.: “9 Trees” Pastel on Paper