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Winners in RCAA 7th Annual Juried Exhibition at First Financial Bank


Sheila T Illustrated:

Two of my 3 entries won awards in this exhibition: First Place in 3-D/Mixed Media; and People’s Choice and Third Place in Photography.

First Place, 3D/Mixed Media: Sheila K. Ter Meer
First Place, 3D/Mixed Media: Sheila K. Ter Meer
People's Choice: Sheila K. Ter Meer, also Third Place in Photography
People’s Choice: Sheila K. Ter Meer, also Third Place in Photography

Originally posted on River City Art Association:

First Place, Painting: Julia London-Meddles First Place, Painting: Julia London-Meddles

More than 50 entries by 19 Wabash Valley artists are featured in the River City Art Association 7th Annual Juried Exhibition on display through Aug. 19 in First Financial Bank at Sixth Street and Wabash Avenue.

First Financial and vice president of marketing Terry Tevlin hosted the opening reception and awards ceremony for RCAA’s annual competition on Aug. 7 during Downtown Terre Haute First Friday activities.

First Place, Drawing: Mike Bender First Place, Drawing: Mike Bender

A lot of great work in every medium” made the judging difficult, said Christy Brinkman-Robertson, assistant art curator at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and Summer Youth Art Program director at Swope Art Gallery, in her judge’s comments.

The winners, she added, “displayed great craftsmanship” and “either had a great study of a subject or had artworks that told a story.”

First place medallions were awarded to RCAA president Mike Bender of Terre Haute for…

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Springtime at Craig Park, Brazil, Indiana


Brazil, Indiana
Brazil, Indiana

According to Wikimapia, former Brazil, Indiana Mayor Norval Pickett Jr.  initiated the development of George Craig Park in 1977 in honor of the former Indiana Governor from Brazil from 1953 to 1957.

Brazil, Indiana
Brazil, Indiana

Craig Park contains more than 70 acres comprised of both the former waterworks department for the City of Brazil and 54 1/2 acres purchased with a grant from the United States Housing and Urban Development Department from Rhema Mae Bennett.

Craig Park april 2015 086EandCC

Today, Craig Park consists of two lakes available for bank fishing, two shelters, a mini-playground, an overland running track developed by Northview High School Cross Country Team, and more than 50 acres of potential development.

Brazil, Indiana
Brazil, Indiana

More recent is the addition of the Clay County Parent Bereavement Support Group memorial

George Craig Park, Brazil, Indiana
George Craig Park, Brazil, Indiana

“In Loving Memory of Our Children.”

George Craig Park, Brazil, Indiana
George Craig Park, Brazil, Indiana