David L. Dickirson Best in Show
Charly Jupiter Hamilton
Bases Loaded: Summer Evening in Power Park (Charleston, WV)
Acrylic on Canvas
“An energetic piece with a complex, well integrated design overlaid with a Folk Art charm.”
Vernon F. Howell
“This is an intricate, intimate piece. The density of the composition is quite skillful and inventive.”
Oil on Canvas
“This is a lovely handling of paint -- the diptych (2 panel) layout is a successful format here. The piece captures an authentic moment in time, a snapshot in paint.”
Bubinga Sculpted Console Cabinet
“Masterful craftsmanship culminating in an elegant, well designed piece. Sensitive attention to the wood selections” as well as carving/construction details.”
TBA! Cast a ballot during the exhibition's run and make your voice heard. The piece which accrues the most votes will be deemed the "People's Choice."
About the 2016 Jury/Judge Team
Marcia Goldenstein received her MFA degree in Painting and Drawing from the University of Nebraska. She has been a visiting artist at the National Academy of Fine Arts, Bratislava, Slovakia; Sichuan University, Chengdu, China; Beihang University, Beijing; the University of Texas, San Antonio; Arizona State University, Tempe, University of Indianapolis; Tudor Hall, UK, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts; and other universities, schools and museums. She has also attended residencies in the US, China and the UK. Her works have been exhibited in numerous solo and group exhibitions in the United States, Europe and China. She is represented in permanent collections at the Joslyn Museum, Omaha, NE; Sheldon Memorial Gallery, Lincoln, NE; Institute for Great Plains Studies, Lincoln, NE; Knoxville Museum of Art, Sioux City Art Center, Arkansas Art Center, Hallmark, Kansas City, TVA; Tennessee State Museum, Nashville, TN and many other museum, corporate and private collections.
She is Professor Emerita of Painting and Drawing at the University of Tennessee School of Art and is currently on the Board of Governors of Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts.
Carmen Grier is a studio artist and teacher. Her home/studio are in rural Mitchell County, NC where she resides with her husband - potter, teacher and writer Terry Gess. Carmen has taught and exhibited nationally and her award-winning work has been featured in Fiberarts Magazine and Surface Design Journal. She currently teaches Fibers in the