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64 Arts

Updated: Nov 15, 2023

Thank you Community Events & Engagement Committee for another wonderful arts evening at the Buchanan Center and congratulations to all artists and their amazing artwork.

Special thanks to our reception sponsors Spears & Spears and Maude Specklebelly's!

Deadline for entry is 11pm CST June 1, 2023. 64 ARTS showcases artwork from across the United States and promotes the importance of the arts in the Warren County community and surrounding region. Juror Preston Jackson, an American painter, sculptor, educator, and creator of many public art sculptures in the Central Illinois area, will curate this year's 15th anniversary exhibition. All entries are submitted digitally through: (CaFÉ). There is a $30 entry fee for up to three (3) works of art in this exhibition, with one image per piece of art. Work must be created within the last two years. Visit CaFÉ for more details. 64 ARTS will be on view in the BCA Gallery September 19-November 3, 2023.

Gallery reception is 5-7pm Friday, September 22. Awards will be announced at 6pm. This event is free and open to the public. The exhibition sponsor is Blick Art Materials, and the reception sponsors are Spears & Spears and Maude Specklebelly's. See you in the gallery!

2023 64 Arts Juried National Exhibition Awards

Works on Paper Award:

Jennifer Clarke – “Sonoran Defences”

John Ohler Drawing Award:

Christine B. Miller – “Mags “Tree of Life” Ballet: Buoyant Green”

James Keefe Photography Award:

Kaleb Fowler – “In the Eye of a Bison”

Sculpture Award:

Juan Granados – “Promise (Promesa)”

Mixed Media Award:

Kristine Hinrichs – “The Iceman”

Painting Award:

Denise Presnell – “Outlier”

Ceramics Award:

Janis Mars Wunderlich – “Lost in the Woods”

Mary Jane Twomey Best of Show Award:

Zoe Beaudry – “Another Knife in My Back”

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