Elkhart Juried Regional

36TH ELKHART JURIED REGIONAL 2014

 ELIGIBILITY FOR 2014:

 The Midwest Museum of American Art is pleased to announce the 36th Elkhart Juried Regional Art Exhibition, October 10 - December 7, 2014. This all-media competition is open to artists 18 years and older who are residents of Allen, DeKalb, Elkhart, Fulton, Jasper, Kosciusko, Lake, LaGrange, LaPorte, Marshall, Newton, Noble, Porter, Pulaski, St. Joseph, Starke, Steuben or Whitley counties in Indiana and Berrien, Branch, Cass, or St. Joseph counties in Michigan. Each entrant may submit one (1) or two (2) works which must be original in concept and execution, created within the last two (2) years, not completed under instruction and not previously exhibited at the Midwest Museum or any other competition within the region.
 

ENTRY FEE: $25.00 entitles entrant to submit one entry.  $40 for  two entries.  Entry fee is non-refundable. Limit  up to (2) works.
 

ENTRIES DUE: All works must be hand delivered September 13 through September 27 during special museum hours: Mon.-Fri., 9:00AM - 5:00PM or Sat. & Sun., 1:00PM-4:00PM.
 

SIZE LIMITATIONS: Length or width may not exceed seven (7) feet. No work of art may exceed 100 lbs. in weight.
 

FRAMING & PRESENTATION: All entries must be prepared for installation. Two-dimensional work must be framed and wired for hanging. Three-dimensional work  should be self-supporting or be able to be placed on a pedestal. No installation pieces accepted. No works will be accepted that require the artist present for installation.
 

PICK-UP of  ACCEPTED and NOT ACCEPTED WORKS: Non-accepted work must be picked-up September 30 through October 5 during regular museum hours, Tues.-Fri., 10:00AM to 4:00PM, or Sat. & Sun., 1:00PM-4:00PM

Accepted works must remain for the duration of the exhibition and may then be picked up December 9 through December 30, 2014. All work not claimed by January  4, 2015 will then automatically be considered the property of the Midwest Museum of American Art to dispose of in any way it sees fit.
 

HOLD HARMLESS CLAUSE: The greatest care will be taken in the handling of all entries, however the MMAA disclaims any liability for loss or damage in connection with the 35th Elkhart Juried Regional. 

SALE OF WORK: Unless otherwise indicated by the artist, all work is for sale. A commission of 25% on work sold is payable to the Midwest Museum. There is no commission fee on Purchase Awards.
 

AWARDS RECEPTION: All submitting artists, friends and museum members are invited to attend an Awards Reception on Friday evening, October 10, from 7:00-9:00 PM.
 

JURORS: The distinguished jurors for the exhibition will be Rachel Perry, Curator of Art Emeritus, Indiana State Museum, and Dr. Steve Conant, Collector & Artist, Indianapolis, IN.

For the PDF file of the prospectus, please click here.

This exhibition is sponsored by the Elkhart County Conventions & Visitors Bureau.

Over $25,000 in cash prizes!

2014 Calendar- IMPORTANT DATES

September 13 thru September 27- Entries to be hand delivered to the Midwest Museum

September 28- Judging

September 29- Notifications mailed

September 30 thru October 5- Non-accepted works to be picked up

October 10- opening Awards Reception 7:00-9:00 PM

December 7- exhibition closes

December 9 thru December 30- Accepted works to be picked up (any artwork not picked up by January 4, 2015 becomes MMAA property)

36th ELKHART JURIED REGIONAL AWARD RECIPIENTS


Robert Albers, Valparaiso, IN

“Study in Red”, Red Heart wood with Ash

Stacy & Zane Lankford Purchase Award


Stephen Beck, Elkhart, IN

"Serene", digital color photograph

Steve & Traci Bollero Purchase Award

 

Neil Boston, Syracuse, IN

“Double Dog Care”, mixed media

BEST MIXED MEDIA AWARD

“Study in Green #2”, pastel & acrylic

Dr. Brian & Summer King Purchase Award (#1)

 

M.T. Carey, Gary IN

“Gothic Perch”, digital black & white photography

BEST PHOTOGRAPHY AWARD

 

Laurie Schirmer Carpenter, Valparaiso, IN

“Clearing Up”, oil on canvas

Dick & Yvonne Ransel Purchase Award

 

Joseph Chomyn, South Bend, IN

“Thrown Porcelain Vase with Wax Resist Decoration”, ceramic

BEST CERAMIC AWARD

 

James F. Cooke, Granger, IN

“Storm Clearing, Connemara”, pastel

BEST DRAWING AWARD

Dan & Jan Morrison Purchase Award

 

Frances Cox, Michiana Shores, IN

“White Vase with Fruit”, oil on paper

Drs. Dan & Linda Burns Purchase Award

 

Judy Crawford, DeMotte, IN

“Jumping In” oil on canvas

Scott & Kristin Mereness Purchase Award

 

Jan Dean, South Bend, IN

“Biology Pair 1”, bronze on marble

Jim & Bev Haas Purchase Award (#1)

 

Irina Dorofeeva, South Bend, IN

“Red Tree”, hand-dyed silk batik painting

Braden & Katie McCormick Purchase Award

 

Cynthia Fielding, Stevensville, MI

“November”, glass

Jack & Angie Welter Purchase Award

 

Gwen Gutwein, Ft. Wayne, IN

“Preparing the Fly”, oil on canvas

Jack & Karen Cittadine BEST OF SHOW Award

 

Lori Haselrick, Elkhart, IN

“Treeline Series: Solitude”, oil on canvas

Steve & Jane Poe Purchase Award

 

Abner Hershberger, Goshen, IN

“Intersection IV”, acrylic & mixed media

Dr. Bradley & Brooke Swanson Purchase Award

 

Clare Hoinville, Niles, MI

“Blue Tablecloth”, oil on linen

Jonas Howard Memorial Merit Award for Painting

 

Peter Jones, Bridgman, MI

“Winter is Coming”, digital color photography

Paul Schultz & Margaret Forster Purchase Award

 

Bill Kremer, Edwardsburg, MI

“Sculptural Vessel I”, wood fired stoneware

Abby Thomas Purchase Award

“Sculptural Vessel 2”, wood fired stoneware

Craig Gibson Purchase Award

 

Marilyn Kruger, Akron, IN

“Tracks”, oil

Michael & Rebecca Kubacki Purchase Award

“The O & M”, oil

Dr. Brian & Summer King Purchase Award (#2)

 

Stacy Lankford, Cassopolis, MI

“Portal”, digital color photography

Robert Weed Plywood Corporation Purchase Award

 

Dick Lehman, Middlebury, IN

“Wood-fired Tsubo”, wood-fired stoneware

Bill & Mary Kuhn Purchase Award

 

Sunday Mahaja, Goshen, IN

“Tree of Life”, welded steel

Dr. Wesley Mark & Dr. Mary Harder Purchase Award

William & Jeanne Batten Merit Award for Sculpture

 

Cynthia H. Marks, Elkhart, IN

“Summer Passage with Southern Crested Cara-Cara”, stoneware

Joe Greenlee Purchase Award

“Klee on Clay #2”, stoneware

Stan & June Disher Purchase Award

 

Catherine McCormick, Granger, IN

“Autumn Again”, pastel

McQuistion & Poe LLC Purchase Award


Morgan Medlin, Bristol, IN

“Copper Lady”, steel & copper

James & Patty Brotherson Purchase Award

 

Tom Meuninck, Walkerton, IN

“Hive”, porcelain

Mark & Susan Henshaw Purchase Award

“Pundits II”, porcelain

James & Bev Haas Purchase Award (#2)


John Mishler, Goshen, IN

“Dream Shadows”, welded & pained aluminum

Drs. Terry Bryant & Liz Elliot Purchase Award

“Winged Flight”, welded & painted aluminum

Dr. Gordon & Jennifer Hughes Purchase Award


Dora Natella, Granger, IN

“Meditation #2”, terra cotta

BEST SCULPTURE AWARD

 

Perry Olshein, Tippecanoe, IN

“Old Albany”, oil

BEST PAINTING AWARD


Diane Overmyer, Wakarusa, IN

“Twilight at the Dunes”, oil on canvas

Brian & Jeanelle Brady Purchase Award

 

Judith Rein, La Porte, IN

“Japanese Window”, watercolor

Connie Fulmer Purchase Award

 

Kay Rhodes, Elkhart, IN

“Nature’s Texture”, digital black & white photograph

Mary Feddersen Memorial Purchase Award for Photography

(given by Susan Lehman & Connie Minzey)


Marcia Sindone, La Porte, IN

“What Ever Happened to the Seven Dwarfs”, mixed media

Ken & Kathy Zienty Merit Award for Mixed Media

 

Ellen Stuckey, Auburn, IN

“#36 Leaves”, fiber

Jack & Karen Cittadine Purchase Award

 

Tom Tackett, Stevensville, MI

“Crisp Point, U.P., Michigan”, digital color photograph

Ron C. Miazga Memorial Purchase Award for Photography

(given by Tom Soper & Lucy Zimmerman)


Mark Vander Vinne, Porter, IN

“Looking for Monet”, oil

Warrick & Boyn Purchase Award

 

Jackie Welsh, South Bend, IN

“Agave”, oil on canvas

Dr. Rick & Cindy Burns Purchase Award