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‘Party Girl’ receives First Place in juried exhibition


First Place: “Party Girl” by Sheila K. Ter Meer (photo courtesy of Patrick Robbins)

Another honor for my photography-based digital art abstraction titled “Party Girl.”

On Aug. 3, I received a First Place at the River City Art Association 10th Annual Juried Exhibition awards ceremony in First Financial Bank at Terre Haute, Indiana.

Juror and artist David Erickson, also professor emeritus of art at Indiana State University in Terre Haute, selected the winners.

All 82 works by 29 artists in the exhibition remain on display during regular banking hours through Aug. 30. In September, “Party Girl” and other winning entries will be on display in First Financial’s Springhill Branch in Terre Haute.

“Party Girl” made her debut in the 2018 Juried Exhibition at Arts Illiana Gallery in Terre Haute. . . read more.

 

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Artwork by RCAA’s Sheila K. Ter Meer in Arts Illiana Gallery ‘Self Portraits’ exhibition


Born on the Libra-Scorpio Cusp for Arts Illiana

This abstraction of my conflicted self, titled “Born on the Libra-Scorpio Cusp,” has been selected for “Self Portraits: The Original Selfie,” the current exhibition in the Arts Illiana Gallery in Terre Haute, Indiana.

My digital art and other “Selfies” selected by guest curator and Terre Haute artist Rachel Hellmann can be viewed through July 21 in the gallery at 23 N. Sixth St.

The full title is “Middle Child Born on the Libra-Scorpio Cusp.”

A brief explanation (because it would take several minutes and space here to explain the imagery cocooned by the two opposing profiles):

The Libra-Scorpio Cusp – Oct. 20 through 26 – also is referred to as the Cusp of Drama and Criticism.

I was born a middle child on the middle date of this transitional phase. (The drama – and passion – begin.)

So you ask, which of these signs of passion pulls me stronger?

According to DailyHoroscope.com … “The greatest challenge for Libra-Scorpio cuspers is to balance the mental nature of Libra with the emotional side of Scorpio.”

I believe God predetermined my birth date and birth order, but I must admit, the traits of a Libra and a Scorpio combined with the clinical explanation of middle child syndrome often fit my psychological profile to a T !

When it comes to my artwork, I am my own worst critic.

River City Art Association

Born on the Libra-Scorpio Cusp, abstract digital art by Sheila K. Ter Meer of Brazil, Indiana

“Born on the Libra-Scorpio Cusp” by River City Art Association member Sheila K. Ter Meer of Brazil, Indiana, is one of 55 pieces selected for “Self Portraits: The Original Selfie,” the current exhibition in the Arts Illiana Gallery in Terre Haute.

Guest curator and Terre Haute artist Rachel Hellmann made her selections from sixty-eight entries in the regional juried exhibition.

Ter Meer is one of 39 artists from Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan and Ohio featured in the exhibition in the gallery at 23 N. Sixth St.

Her abstract digital art can be viewed now through July 21, when the gallery will host a closing reception with Rachel Hellmann and several of the featured artists.

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