The Chesterton Art
Center is proud to announce the winners for the 2018 Art Comp exhibit.
Honors were presented Sunday, Sept. 9, at the Opening Reception.
Art Comp is a
biennial juried art competition that includes artists from Illinois,
Indiana, and Michigan in a variety of mediums. The jurors this year included
Gregg Hertzlieb from the Brauer Museum at Valparaiso University, and Lora
Fosberg from the Lubeznik Center for the Arts.
included Kathy Los-Rathburn, Best in Show with her “Coal & Coil” watercolor
painting, sponsored by the Duneland Resale. First place went to Jimmy Duke
Johnston with his acrylic painting, “Still Life of Jars.” Second place went
to Lisa George's acrylic painting titled, “South Shore Train in Michigan
City.” Third place went to Dina Heijselaar's watercolor, “Reminiscing.”
Media awards were
given to Mary Ann Pals (drawing), George Kassal (photography), Deborah
Stipanovich (painting), Erin Cramer (mixed media), Joel Pisowicz (3-D),
Stephanie Carnell (intaglio print), and Holly Jackson (acrylic). Gift
certificates from Glenn L. Firme & Company were given to Sonya Gott (mixed
media), and Harold Neulieb (print). A purchase award from the Pines Village
Retirement Communities was presented to Kathy Los-Rathburn for “Coal &
sponsors for the exhibit included the Duneland Resale, Pines Village
Retirement Communities, and 1st Source Bank, as well as Joel Janowski, Dr.
Dan Keilman, Delta Theta Tau Sorority, and Glenn L. Firme & Associates.
The 2018 Art Comp
exhibit will hang at the Chesterton Art Center until October 3.
The Art Center is
at 115 S. 4th St., Chesterton.
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