In its 28th year, the 2012 West Alabama Juried Show is a competition and exhibit for West Alabama artists featuring prize money and the chance for the public to view the works created by local talent. Visual artists 18 and older residing in Bibb, Fayette, Greene, Hale, Lamar, Marion, Pickens, Perry, Sumter, Tuscaloosa and Walker counties were eligible. Works were delivered in person to The Arts Council office, and then judged by Jeffrey Haupt, Professor of Art, Mississippi State University.
Congratulations to the winners and those artists who will be represented in the show! If your work is ***NOT*** listed below, please visit The Arts Council office for pick up November 13 - 16 from 9 am - noon and 1 - 4pm. Our offices will be closed Monday, November 12 for Veterans Day. The Arts Council would like to thank all of the local artists who participated and shared their talent.
Howard & Michael Goodson and Richard Zoellner Purchase Award - $750
Tom Wegrzynowski for "The Death of General Rabbit"
Gail Skidmore Memorial Cash Award - $300
Diana Whitmer-Francko for "Doges' Palace Texture Study, Venice, Italy"
Three Awards of Excellence - $100 each
Marc Burnette for "Jerusalem"
Yorgo Pasadeos for "Alley"
Amy Pirkle for "The River"
Janis Edwards for "Album of the Memory of Birds 36"
Barbara Portch for "Backward Looking"
Astri Snodgrass for "Interuption"
Upon final editing and completion, print out page 3 of the form. Cut the labels from the page and tape each to the upper right side on the back of the corresponding work. Tape the label to the bottom or back of 3-D pieces, depending on which spot is the most visible.
Bring the completed application and entry payment along with your art work to The Arts Council offices from October 29 to November 2, 2012 between the hours of 9am-noon and 1pm-4pm.