Melanie Douthit received 1st Place 2-D Professional (no picture available).
The winners of Union Arts Council’s 3rd Annual Competitive Art Exhibition:
Best of Show Adina Miller, “Austin”, portrait on porcelain
People’s Choice Chabaket Simpson, painting of lakeside cabin
1st place Adina Miller, “Rose of Sharon”, painting on porcelain
2-D Fine Arts – Amateur
1st Richard Lowery, “Herons in Fog” photo
2nd Marie Fitzgerald, “Magnolia” painting
3rd Barbara Houser, “Water Lotus Flower,” watercolor
Honorable Mentions Gene Barron, Richard Lowery
2-D Fine Arts – Professional
1st Melanie Douthit, “Poppy Mist”
2nd Charlene Vail, “Granny’s Trunk”
3rd Joyce Beauvais, “Louisiana Saturday Night”
Honorable Mentions Ophelia Autrey, Chabaket Simpson, Charlene Vail, Melanie Douthit
3-D Fine Art – Amateur
1st Jonathan Beckler, “Exposed Root”, wood sculpture
2nd Jonathan Beckler, “Viking Bowl”,, wood sculpture
3rd Jonathan Beckler, “Desert Formation”, wood sculpture
3-D Fine Art – Professional
1st Audie Maxey, “Walnut Hollow Form,” wood sculpture
2nd Audie Maxey, “Hickory Bowl,” wood sculpture
3rd Audie Maxey, “Sycamore Vase,” wood sculpture
1st Skylar Read
2nd Raven Hendrix
3rd Sarah Patterson
Union Arts Council will hold its third annual Competitive Art Exhibition on Saturday, December 6, at Claiborne Electric Cooperative in Farmerville. The event is open to adult amateur, adult professional, and youth artists (grades 9-12) residing in Union Parish, and to adult artists who are former residents of the parish. Entries will be accepted in two-dimensional fine art (paintings, photography), three-dimensional art (sculpture, ceramics, etc.), and folk art.
Peter Jones, Professor Emeritus in the Louisiana Tech School of Art, will be judge for the competition.
Adult artists will receive ribbons and cash awards; youth artists will receive ribbons and gift certificates. A “People’s Choice” award also will be presented.
Artists should bring their entries to Claiborne Electric on Friday, Dec. 5, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
For details or questions, contact Bob Ward, exhibition coordinator, at 318-791-8038. Or send email to email@example.com
CLICK on prospectus, below, for complete details on art categories, entry fees, requirements for artists, etc.
Grab your friends and come see what’s going on at the Union Arts Council’s Watermelon Festival booth!
Enjoy music and art by some of your favorite local musicians and artists! Amanda McDowell will share her musical talents, along with music by many area musicians.
We’ll have an art exhibit featuring work by many well-known regional and area artists, including Sue Abbott, Phoebe Allen, Ricky Cox, Melanie Douthit, Barbara Houser, Richard Lowery, Eric McAdams, Santanna Mitchell, Mary Moore, Peggy Touchstone, Linda Snider-Ward, and Robert Ward. Barbara Houser will also be demonstrating her art process.
Our booth is located inside the courthouse, and we’ll be there Friday, July 25th, 6:00 – 9:00pm and Saturday, July 26th, 8:00am til 3:00pm. Come join the fun!