64 Arts 2015
September 1 - October 23, 2015
Opening Reception: Friday, September 11th 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
2015 Award Winners are as follows:
Best of Show: "The American Dream - Oh Darling! It's Too Distracting" Photography - Bin Feng, Savannah, Georgia
Painting Award: "First and Ten; Do It Again" Sarah Bielski, Statesboro, Georgia
Mixed Media: "Mistaken for Another - Seek Consultation" Ian Shelly, Macomb, Illinois
Sculpture Award: "A Safe Place" Emily Bennett, Terre Haute, Indiana
Works of Paper: "Apocrypha File: Divine Guidance" Timothy Massey, Spencerport, New York
Photography: "The Suburbs" Brennan Probst, Wilmette, Illinois
Ceramics: "Factory Flask" Eleanor Heimbaugh, Hays, Kansas
Thank you to our award sponsors: Blick Art Materials, Harlow & Lila Blum, Grant & Emily Minor, OSF Holy Family Medical Center, Twomey Foundation, and an Anonymous Sponsor.
Travel back in time with the BCA as we host our annual Taste of the Arts fundraiser. Our theme this year is "The Great Gatsby". Join us on Saturday, November 14th, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. in our gallery. The evening will feature a lovely dinner, live and silent auctions, along with music and great wine. Tickets are $60 each and are available at the BCA or from a BCA board member. See you there!
The Buchanan Center for the Arts is thrilled to announce we are accepting applications for the 2016 Community Arts Access grant program. The goal of Community Arts Access is to support programming that enriches lives and promotes enjoyment of the arts in the Warren County region. Nonprofit organizations, individual artists, and K-12 schools are invited to apply. Applications are due by Friday, December 4th at 5:00 p.m. All art forms are eligible. For specific guidelines, an application, or further questions, please contact the BCA office at 309-734-3033.
The Buchanan Center for the Arts is grateful for the continued funding of this program through our annual Taste of the Arts fundraiser and a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency, a state agency.
Join us in the BCA gallery on Wednesday, October 14th at 10 a.m. for Old Friends Talk Art. Judi Minor, fused glass artist, will speak about her artistic processes and the evolution of her work as influenced by her travels throughout the US and Murano, Italy.
This program is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.