Art from the HeARTland
If you weren't able to attend the Art from the HeARTland reception on July 23, this spectacular collection of artwork will be on view through August 27, in the new BCA gallery. Congratulations to Vera Fornander - she is the winner of the Art from the HeARTland basket filled with artwork from Linda Sickmon, Janis Mars Wunderlich, and Beth Thommesen.
Our gallery reception was filled with great art, good friends, and lots of fun. Thank you for supporting the artists and the arts in our community. Thank you Bill & Sandy Wallace, LMP Agency, and Margie Simmons for sponsoring the gallery reception. The 2021 award winners selected by juror Jan Brandt are as follows:
Honorable Mention Awards Name: Carolyn Bailey Title: Illinois Prairie
Name: Emily Nyquist Title: Heron
Name: Cherry Simmons Title: Blackbird and Babies
Name: Lisa Lesch Morrow Title: Edge Crossing
Photography Award Name: Mark Dierker Title: Green Giant
Painting Award Name: Kent Broadbent Title: The June Moon
Mixed Media Award Name: Julie D. Nelson Title: Flamingo Flower & Moon
Sculpture Award Name: Stephanie J. Baugh Title: Atmosphere
Works on Paper Award Name: Deb Lutz Title: Garden Path
Best of Show Award (pictured) Name: Mark Dierker Title: Heaven & Earth Medium: Photography
Deadline for Entry: Saturday, June 26
Art from the HeARTland features artwork of all mediums from local and regional artists as part of our ongoing mission to offer creative and diverse artistic experiences. A maximum of three entries per artist. $5/artwork for BCA members and $8/artwork for non-members. Juror Jan Brandt will announce awards at our opening reception 6pm Friday, July 23. Click on the link below for entry details and prospectus. Art from the HeARTland will be of view July 20-August 27, 2021.