Winners named as Centre hosts Evansville Fine Art Show | Arts & Culture
The inaugural Evansville Fine Art Show occurred last weekend at the Centre. The event had much positive feedback from the community, as this was a high quality, juried fine art and fine craft event where most of the art has never been seen in Evansville before. There was all forms of discipline for sale, including paintings, clay, glass, sculpture, fiber, wood, jewelry, and more. All work is original and personally handmade by the artist in the show.
The event opened with a ribbon cutting ceremony, hosted by Mayor Winnecke and other prominent members of the community.
There was $1,500 in Professional Artist Awards, a total of seven prizes, two $500 Judge’s Awards of Excellence/Purchase Awards, and five $100 Awards of Excellence. John Streetman, Executive Director of the Evansville Museum of Arts, History & Science, who was the artist judge for the awards. Judging took place on the first day of the show, Friday, November 16, and was based on technique/execution, originality, booth presentation.
Following are the professional artist award winners:
Evansville Professional Artist Award Winners
Two $500 Judge’s Awards of Excellence/Purchase Awards:
Henry Levine, Glass #4414
Joseph Cyberski, Jewelry-Precious #4419
Five $100 Awards of Excellence:
Michael Imes, Clay #4398
Jessie Seib, Digital #4405
Philip C. Thompson, Printmaking #4400
Daniel Dunbar & Carol Butler, Wood #4411
Kimberly Chalos, Mixed Media #4406