The Dutch Art Gallery presented the 8th Annual Juried Art Exhibition with a warm reception filled with goodies, cake and champagne! The first 50 guests received a gift bag that included an original miniature art created by some of the artists in the show.
Attendees enjoyed a variety of music performed by Joseph Alcatraz. Thirty-seven artists and seventy-two entries were accepted in this art exhibition. Lou Ann Bower, Robert De Leon, Steve Hahn, Tina Bohlman, Barron Postmus, Elizabeth Mahy, Nancy Sterling Tyler, Ben Williams, Bob Shepherd, Kristine Byars, Deb Miller, Vernita Bridges Hoyt, Ann McCann, Janis Krendick, Mike Schroeder, Kyle Wood, Sheri Jones, Kay Wyne, Ed Crumley, Hebe Brooks, Jim Phipps, Sharon Hodges, Doris Vasek, Jordan Grimes, Donna Weber, Jean Adyr, Laurieann Dygowski, Lisa Adams Reed, Susan Jump, Victoria Mauldin, Selena Dixon, Hallie Thompson, Steve Ko, Elizabeth Rugg, Barbara Brush, James Swanson and Ann Rogers
Entries were open to anyone residing in Texas as well as members of a variety of artist organizations. The Gallery has all of the entries framed and displayed until January 31, 2016. Winners were announced on Saturday, November 7. Each received a cash prize and guests who attended were asked to vote on their favorite entry for a People’s Choice Award.
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1st Place Winner goes to an original acrylic base with oil pastel on a 16×20 gallery wrap canvas called, “Capulin Volcano – Juniper On The Edge” by Laurieann Dygowski.
2nd Place Winner goes to an original 37x34x22 wood sculpture and mixed media called, “Watcher In The Shadows” by Jordan Grimes.
3rd Place Winner goes to an original 16×20 acrylic on canvas called, “Rusty Jewel” by Susan Jump.
People’s Choice Winner goes to an original oil and cold wax on 36×60 panel called, “The Future Is Here” by Lisa Adams Reed.
For more detail and pictures of the reception see dutchartgallery.net