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‘City in Pane’ and other works receive honors in July-August


First Place and Second Place: City in Pane, giclee print on canvas

I purposely, but I must say anxiously, waited until selections in a couple of prestigious juried competitions were decided (not invited to either) before I posted my honors back in July and August.

Sycamore Frost, First Place in TREES Inc. 2019 contest; First Place in Covered Bridge Art Association Associate Members Show in 2019 and Third Place in 2020 Annual Midwest Photography Show.

It was a great honor to receive a Second Place, Third Place and Honorable Mention in the Annual Midwest Photography Show late-July thru mid-August at the Link Art Gallery in Paris, Illinois.

I also received a First Place in the photography/digital category at River City Art Association’s 12th Annual Juried Exhibition in August in Terre Haute, Indiana.

I am not a professional photographer so competing in both juried categories was quite a challenge for me.

Until this year!

My giclee print on 14 x 20 canvas titled “City in Pane” was awarded Second Place at the Paris show, and a 11 x 14 version,  First Place in the Terre Haute exhibition!!

Telephone Network Interface

The Third Place in the Paris show went to my photograph, “Sycamore Frost,” which received two First Place honors in 2019.

The Honorable Mention at Paris was awarded to “Telephone Network Interface” on aluminum. I have since re-titled it  “Stranglehold,” and it is now displayed in my solo show at Corporate Square in Terre Haute through mid-December.

Upcoming show:

“City in Pane,” as well as two new abstracts, “Flood of Emotions” and “Where Two Rivers Flow as One,” will be on display in the Gaslight Art Colony gallery in Marshall, Illinois Oct. 17 through Nov. 14.

A virtual opening for River City Art Association’s “River Life” membership show is set for 5 p.m. CDT Oct. 17 during the GAC gallery’s Facebook Live event.  Artwork in that exhibition can be purchased on the website at gaslightartcolony.com

 

 

Solo show in Arts Illiana Community Outreach Gallery, Terre Haute


Arts Illiana COG Corporate Square mid-June to mid-December 2020

Here is a sneak peek at my solo show in the Arts Illiana Community Outreach Gallery at Corporate Square in Terre Haute, Indiana.

A total 22 pieces are featured on both levels of this open entryway to the complex on Ohio Boulevard. Several have received awards and honors at local, regional and national juried shows.

Arts Illiana COG Corporate Square 2

The COG is managed by River City Art Association of which I have been a member since January 2013, when my professional artistic journey began in Indiana and Illinois.

In the beginning my shows featured representational photographic images. To set my artistic license apart from contributions by other artists  in the Wabash Valley, my focus shifted to creating one-of-a-kind photography-based abstractions from my photographic images.

Since I am not a professional photographer, this shift to expressionism is now my passion with an occasional “happy accident” in realism.

Search the categories at the top of this post to see examples of my artwork featured in this show as well as other shows since I started my website Sheila T Illustrated in October 2011.