Winners announced in 28th Annual Juried Art Exhibit

By Herald Staff

JASPER — Winners for the 28th Annual Juried Art Exhibit at Jasper Community Arts, Thyen-Clark Cultural Center, were announced at the award ceremony and reception on Thursday.

Best of Show went to David Cunningham of Indianapolis for his piece, Birth of Aphrodite.

Award of Excellence went to Randy Simmons of Paducah, Kentucky, for his piece, You and the Clouds.

Award of High Honor went to Brent Oglesbee of Bowling Green, Kentucky, for his piece, Custodian.

Judge’s Award of High Honor went to James Hubbard of Indianapolis for his piece, Rolling Cadence.

Judge’s Award of High Honor went to Rob Millard-Mendez of Evansville for his piece, Blood Vessel.

Honorable Mentions: Monte Young of Jasper for his piece, Garden Vase; Andy Jendrzejewski of Vincennes for his piece, Looking Within; Kazhia Kolb of Saint Meinrad for her piece, Outdoor Café 2; Tania Wineglass of Indianapolis for her piece, For my Sons; and Kaylynn Rasche of Jasper for her piece, Boo.

This year’s judge for the show was Chester Burton, and artist and art educator. To ensure fairness, judging is made without identifying the artists.

The galleries at the Thyen-Clark Cultural Center, located at 100 Third Ave., Suite A, in Jasper, are open to the public Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Sunday from noon to 3 p.m. School groups, clubs and students are welcome. Admission is free. Donations are appreciated.

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