Friday, August 22, 2014

Embracing Art - A Coming Together of Area Amateur and Professional Artists on display through September 20, 2014.

Embracing Art is an annual juried exhibit featuring works by North Alabama connected artists and was the inaugural exhibit for the Carnegie Visual Arts Center in April of 2003. The exhibit includes works in multiple media including pencil, watercolor,
oil, acrylic, clay, and mixed media. The Art Selection Committee chose artists to be included in the exhibit from their submitted
applications including photographs of up to three piece of their art. The Exhibit Judge, Sloane Bibb awarded Best of Show, 2nd,
and 3rd place winners and a number of Honorable Mention awards from the 53 piece exhibit. Directors Choice winner was also
selected by Kim Mitchell , Executive Director of the Carnegie Visual Arts Center.

Embracing Art XII artists
Gary Anderson
Amita Bhakta
Sherman Barnes
Gail Bergeron
Mary Nelle Black
Dayna Blankenship
Keith Bozeman
Amanda Burns
Julia Lee Carter
Sal Clark
Tammie Clark
Brian Corry
Dustin Curtis
Terry Dunlap
Susan Estes
Arthur Frederick
Rick Henry
Patricia Hrivnak
Wally Inscho
Kathryn Lansing Vaughn
Janet Lindsay
Johanna Littleton
Michael Lott
Joyce Lowery
Robert Matasick
Suzanne Matthews
Becky McBrayer
K.M. McWhorter
Kathryn Price
Mary H. Reed
Robin Roberts
Jackie Segars
Judy Seymour
Sandy Sparks
Rhonda Stennett
Mavis Stephens
Eileen Sunstrom
Leslie Templeton
Angela True
Carol Jane White
Marshall Wise

Award winners
Best of Show- Next Door- Robin Roberts
Second Place- Pond Series XV- K.M. McWhorter
Third Place- Echoes- Dustin Curtis

Honorable Mentions
Nighttime Snow -Keith Boseman
Tree Pot- Brian Corry
South Carolina Sunrise- Mary Reed
Gossip-Grand Canyon Mules- Kathryn Vaughn

Directors Choice -Yellow Guitar- Wally Inscho

Regular viewing hours are Tuesday - Friday, 10 AM - 5 PM and Saturday, 10 AM - 2 PM. The Carnegie is located at 207 Church St. NE Decatur, Alabama 35601

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