Awards Gallery

David Vandiver Best of Show
$2000
“Moments” Nia Curry

Second Place, In Memory of Russell Warren
$1000
“Pye Pond XIV – Grandpa’s Truck” Danielle Fontaine

Third Place
$500
“Countdown, Twenty-Four Minutes” Jackie Ta

Callie Stringer Rainey Award
$1,000
“Blooms on the Blueridge” Lu Wixon

Watercolor Award – In Memory of Ruth Hopkins
$250
“Awakening” Kathy Ogden

Fine Craft Merit Awards
$100

“The Market Hat” Delores Newson

$200
“Thinking It Over” Ginny Gillen
“A Summer Day on Planet Earth” Beverly Walker

Merit Awards
$100
“Psizzz” Akasha Wood
“Prejudiced Rain”  Aldo Muzzarelli
“Bird on a Wire” Dawnyelle Moore
“A Calliope of Color” Donna O’Hara
“don’t bother me” Jay Coleman
“Morning Stretch” Jeff Spearman
“Family” John Pendarvis
“Distract myself so I don’t have to think” KC Christmas
“Fishers” Leslie Wentzell
“Lemon Canopy Sparrow” Lisa Shimko
“The Green Tie” Louisa Pyle Kirk
“GA ARC Iteration IV” RG Brown
“Tiger” Robert Bickel
“Brown Trout in the Trees” Steve Garner
“Magnolia Memories” Teresa Sanders
“Sculpture #3” Turner Ball
“Leaving the Tobacco Barn – Cuba” Willard Pate

$150
“Don’t Be a Smartass” Seth Scheving

$200
“Welcome Home II” Ashley Waller
“Miami Beach” Evelyn Beck
“Summer Rainstorm” Lu Wixon

$250
“Crowns” Debbie Rote
“Jolene” Kym Day

Purchase Awards
$500

“Pendleton Crossing” Al Morris
“Tatana Artica” Aldo Muzzarelli
“Floralishes” Armi Tuorila
“Winter’s Veil” Barbara Brown Whitney
“On the Edge” Brenda Mclean
“Andy’s Lemon Tree” Diann Simms
“The Cottage Room” Deane King
“Countdown, Twenty-Four Minutes” Jackie Ta
“Expression” Rosemary Moore
“Worth the Effort” Shelby Moore
“Small Beings on Window I” Yelitza Diaz

$1,000
“I Come to the Garden Alone” Bob Jolly
“Stalker” Lisa Cook

Award Donors

David Vandiver Best of Show
$2,000
Richard Vandiver and Stan and Kelly King

Second Place, In Memory of Russell Warren
$1,000
Claire Warren

Third Place
$500
Tom and Sue Tuten

Callie Stringer Rainey Award
$1,000
Robert and Lou Rainey

Watercolor Award, In Memory of Ruth Hopkins
$250
Claire Warren

Fine Craft Merit Awards
$100
Addy Smith

$200
Kay & Juan Brown
Kristi & Bob Austin

Merit Award Donors
$100
Alexandria Stathakis
Anderson Artists Guild
April Cameron
Bill Theriot
Billy Wilkes
Catherine Hamby
Diane B. Lee
Diann Simms, In Honor of our Art Teachers
Donna & Mike Vandiver
Dr. and Mrs. Jim Herbert
Gill Powell
Jean & Dewey Niles
Kathryn & Leo Smith
Marlene McClain
Martin Holland Advertising
Pat and JoAnn Vickery
Tracy Weiss

$150
Renaissance Interior Design, Amanda Knobel & Linda Miller

$200
Kimberly & Billy Spears
Lori & Andy Jarman
TL Hanna Visual Arts Department

$250
Pat and Robert Stanford

Purchase Award Donors
Anthony & Annette Guiseppi-Elie
Ben Hagood
Carter Knobel
Darlene & Eric Cohen
Don and Amy Chapman
Floral Arts Ltd
Indigo Custom Framing
Jamie and Myranda Cantrell
Martin Holland Advertising
Pat and Robert Stanford
Phil and Beth Batson
Sally Hancock
Tom and Pam Roose
West Small Business

Accepted Entries

“Noah in a Sufi Maelstrom” Akasha Wood
“Psizzz” Akasha Wood
“Autumn Leaves in Mist” Al Junek
“Pendleton Crossing” Al Morris
“The Gathering” Alan Zarter
“Prejudiced Rain” Aldo Muzzarelli
“Tatana Artica” Aldo Muzzarelli
“A Vase in Shadow” Allen Coles
“Chickadee” Ann Heard
“Floralishes” Armi Tuorila
“The Self” Ashley Waller
“Welcome Home II” Ashley Waller
“Pretty In Pink” Ayme Black
“Winter’s Veil” Barbara Brown Whitney
“An Unfinished Peace” Beth Batson
“Composition #5 Cool” Beti Strobeck
“A Summer Day on Planet Earth” Beverly Walker
“Embraced” Beverly Walker
“I Come to the Garden Alone” Bob Jolly
“Woman in Red” Brad Carraway
“Stormy Harbor” Brad Johnson
“St. Stephens Green @ 8AM” Brandy Walters
“Alstrom Point” Brenda Hill
“On the Edge” Brenda Mclean
“Untitled” Bryan Larkin
“Fog” C.T. Weiss
“Cosmic Fantasy” Carol Funke
“Roses Noir” Carol Story
“Edisto Reflection” Carol Story
“Glow” Carole Dennison
“Leap of Faith” Carole Knudson Tinsley
“Just Walk Away” Carrie Gibson
“Winter Birches” Chet Johnson
“Majesty” Chet Johnson
“Royal Crown” Christal Orange
“Plague Mask (with virus)” Cindy Kaiser
“Dads Dogs & Ducks” Cindy Roddey
“Lovely” Cindy Roddey
“Raising His Girls” Clare Woodeshick
“Frost” Connie Lippert
“Messenger Bird” Connie Lippert
“Pye Pond XIV – Grandpa’s Truck” Danielle Fontaine
“Pye Pond XV – Upon Reflection”Danielle Fontaine
“Millicent” Danielle Rentz
“Keepsakes” Danielle Rentz
“Crested Defender” Dave Appleman
“Teton, Clearing Storm” David Locke
“School of Fish” David Wentzell
“Wiamea” David Wentzell
“Octave” David Smith
“Bird on a Wire” Dawnyelle Moore
“The Way You Carry It” Dawnyelle Moore
“A Cottage Room” Deane King
“Crowns” Debbie Rote
“Solar Flare” Debbie Bzdyl
“The Market Hat” Delores Newson
“Hike’s End” Diana Gilham
“Repurposed” Diana Walter
“A New World” Diana Walter
“Mother Emmanuel Series” Diane Hopkins-Hughs
“Happy 40th Birthday” Diane Lee
“Someone Used to Live Here” Diann Simms
“Andy’s Lemon Tree” Diann Simms
“The Dance” Donna O’Hara
“A Calliope of Color” Donna O’Hara
“Pleasure Reading” Edward Shmunes
“Beneath Above” Elaine Bailey
“Triggered” Elaine Bailey
“Catching the Falling Stars” Erica Walker
“Divided they stand, but not for long” Erica Walker
“Miami Beach” Evelyn Beck
“Shining Through” Gail Watson
“Lobster Shack” Gail Watson
“Spirit Vessel” Ginny Gillen
“Thinking it Over” Ginny Gillen
“Conversation” Hamed Mahmoodi
“California Fire 2020” Hans Dohrendorf
“Since VIII” J Michael Simpson
“Willie” Jack Rookard
“Countdown, Twenty-Four Minutes” Jackie Ta
“Three Red Lights, In A Row” Jackie Ta
“Cake” Jake Galm
“Paisley-Koi” James Camak
“This is Sincere” Jamie Hansen
“Grand Tetons I” Jane Friedman
“Autumn Gold” Jane Todd Butcher
“Memory Recall” Jay Coleman
“don’t bother me” Jay Coleman
“Maine” Jean Niles
“Morning Stretch” Jeff Spearman

“Into the Color Factory” Jenny Bishop Heaton
“Letters Home” Jess Stone
“Marvin” Jim Belling
“Wind Swept” Jim Belling
“Coastal Carolina” Jim Jackson
“Maine Memories” Jim Matthews
“Peaceful Hideaway” Joan Calhoun
“Takin’ a Break” Joanne Anderson
“Anything Else?” Joanne Anderson
“Family” John Pendarvis
“Out of This World” Julie Lamp
“Fantastic” Julie Lamp
“Solitude” Karen Powell
“Pawleys Island Groin #3” Karen Sokol
“Red Canoe – Spring Reflections” Kathe Harris
“Frigid Dawn – Warrior Mountains, Saluda, NC” Kathe Harris
“What a Tangled Web We Weave” Kathy Moore
“Ascend” Kathy Moore
“Awakening” Kathy Ogden
“Painted w Ash” Katie Tillman
“Fire and Water” Kay Lovingood
“Distract myself so I don’t have to think” KC Christmas
“Above it All” Kristin Casio
“Jolene” Kym Day
“Quarantine Happy” Kym Day
“Aspen Glow” Larry Bennett
“Are We There Yet!” Larry Seymour
“Hiding Place” Larry Seymour
“Fishers” Leslie Wentzell
“Celebration” Libby Brown
“The Lady of the Wal” Linda Kelleher
“In Memory of Christa” Linda Kelleher
“Stalker” Lisa Cook
“Simple Gifts” Lisa Cook
“Lemon Canopy Sparrow” Lisa Shimko
“Grandpa’s Barn” Loretta Addison
“Travelers Rest – Come Warm by the Fire” Loretta Addison
“Paradise Lost” Lori Carroll
“Vacancy” Lori Solymosi
“The Green Tie” Louisa Pyle Kirk
“Blooms on the Blueridge” Lu Wixon
“Summer Rainstorm” Lu Wixon
“But I Want to Go That Way” Margaret Mattox
“Cold Feet” Martina Zinn
“There’s Always One” Martina Zinn
“Magnolia Music” Mary Catherine Willis
“Safe Lodging” Mary Cooper McDonough
“The Woodland Sprite’s Bath” Matthew Brophy
“Seattle USA Mar 2020” Melody Davis
“Sienna Sequestor” Michael Fowler
“Rough Seas” Michaela McIntosh
“A Wee Bit of Joy” Mishelle Barnett
“Moments” Nia Curry
“Arctic Dawn” Pam Kelley
“Butting Heads” Pat Cato
“Papaw’s House” Peyton Tolley
“Menchu” Peyton Tolley
“Clockworks” Phyllis Rookard
“1st Floor (2)” Rachel Watson
“The Battered Sky” Rebecca Splawn
“GA ARC Iteration IV” RG Brown
“Dandelion” Robert Bickel
“Tiger” Robert Bickel
“Luzianne” Robert Silance
“Expression” Rosemary Moore
“Triumphant Firesong” Ross Bryant
“Heart Song” Ruth ILG
“Desert Traveler” Sandra Bates
“No Easy Way Out” Sandra Weber
“Don’t Be a Smartass” Seth Scheving
“Element of Waning” ShAy Black
“Worth the Effort” Shelby Moore
“Brown Trout in the Trees” Steve Garner
“Three Shades of Summer” Steven Jordan
“Produce Stand” Steven Jordan
“Life’s Terrain” Sydney Gambrell
“Magnolia Memories” Teresa Sanders
“Cutting Board #1” Timothy Clayton
“Come Play With Me” Toni Elkins
“Sculpture #3” Turner Ball
“Sculpture #4” Turner Ball
“Sand Storm” Valerie Lowe
“Ocean Shades” Valerie Lowe
“Twist” Warren Carpenter
“Firesong Sings” Wendy Converse
“Pond Blooms” Wesa Neely
“Holes” Will Barnes
“Leaving the Tobacco Barn – Cuba” Willard Pate
“Inside the Tobacco Barn – Cuba” Willard Pate
“Small Beings on Window I” Yelitza Diaz
“Springtime” Yvonne Park
“Mousa Island” Yvonne Park

Awards

The Annual Juried Show historically presents several thousands of dollars in awards to artists. These awards are made possible by the generosity of Anderson Arts Center supporters who want to reward artists for their talent. We are so thankful for our community donors who value the arts.

David Vandiver Best of Show
$2000

Second Place
$1000

Third Place
$500

Callie Stringer Rainey Award
$1,000

Photography Merit Awards
$100-$250

Fine Craft Merit Awards
$100-$200

Watercolor Award
$250

Merit Awards
$200-$100
All merit awards are bestowed by the juror in recognition of excellence in the visual arts.

Purchase Awards
$500/$1000

• Purchase awards are given to artists whose artwork is chosen to be purchased by the donor of the award.
• Regardless of the price of your work, you may select to offer your piece for a purchase award of $500 or $1000.
• The full amount of the award will be given to the artist.
• There is no commission given to the Arts Center for a Purchase award sale. You must mark the appropriate box on the entry card to be considered for a purchase award.

Artwork Sales
All entries are available for sale through the gallery unless otherwise noted.
• If a work is not for sale, NFS (Not For Sale) must be noted on your entry card.
• A 35% commission will be charged by the Anderson Arts Center.
• No PORs (Price on Request) will be accepted.
• All work for sale must have the price listed and will be sold as exhibited.

SculpTOUR Awards
$1,000 cash prize for up to six sculptures

Eligibility
• Minimum 18 years old
• Only original works not previously shown at the AAC
• Must have been created within the past two years
• Any media welcome – including painting, pastel, drawing, sculpture, pottery, basketry, graphic, wood, mixed media, photography, metalwork, and jewelry, etc.
• All work to be hung must be appropriately and securely wired for hanging.
• No clip mounting and no sawtooth hangers
• If subject to damage, must be under plexiglass or glass (gallery-wrapped canvas acceptable)
• All 3-D work must sit solidly on a flat surface or properly mounted for hanging
• No size restrictions, but MUST be transportable and able to be hung in a conventionally sized gallery

How To Enter:
• Complete the Juried Show Entry Card online OR when you deliver works to the Arts Center.
• Pay the appropriate fee ($40 for one OR two entries).
• Deliver works to the Anderson Arts Center March 25- 27, 10 am – 4 pm

Liability
The Anderson Arts Center assumes responsibility for insuring and caring for the works of art selected for exhibition while they are in our possession. However, the Anderson Arts Center will not assume costs of shipping artwork or insurance while in transit to or from the Anderson Arts Center. The Anderson Arts Center reserves the right to refuse any entry and to withdraw any work from the exhibition at its discretion. The Anderson Arts Center reserves the right to photograph and reproduce any entry submitted for educational or publicity purposes.

Our Juror: Cecelia Lucas Stucker

A South Carolina native, Cecelia Lucas Stucker has been a part of the international contemporary art scene for 14 years. She founded her company, CC: Curating & Collections, in 2012 shaping five private collections in Europe and the United States as well as curating socially-minded exhibitions for galleries and museums in the US, France, Germany, Italy, Britain, Denmark, Thailand, and Nigeria. In addition to her curatorial and advisory endeavors, she has contributed to the Hollywood Reporter, So It Goes, and Purple Magazine & Diary. Ms. Stucker established the Palmetto Curatorial Exchange in SC in 2014 teaching collegiate students professional practice, making contemporary art accessible to underserved publics, and instituting humanitarian collaborations with local communities. Her formal education includes double degrees in Studio Art (painting) and Art History from the University of South Carolina with additional studies at New York University and the International School of Painting in Umbria, Italy. In 2011, Ms. Stucker received a Master of Art Business degree from Sotheby’s Institute of Art in New York. Presently, she is filming a documentary series, Route to Resettlement: Narratives, in collaboration with black community leaders around South Carolina.

SCULPTOUR: Partnership for Public Art
Outdoor sculpture artists are also invited to participate in the Juried Show through our SculpTOUR partnership with the City of Anderson. This competition and exhibition allows for up to six outdoor sculptures to be juried into a year-long outdoor exhibition with cash prizes of $1,000 each. A special sculpture selection committee will juror this artwork.

• Pieces will be installed before May 7 and must remain for one year.
• The Art on the Town kick-off event on May 14 is considered the opening reception for this exhibit. (Subject to change for compliance with COVID-19 regulations)
• Artists chosen must be available during the installation and takedown processes. Installation costs and insurance is the responsibility of the Anderson Arts Center.

How To Enter SculpTOUR:
• Complete the Juried Show Entry Card attached.
• Pay the appropriate fee ($40 for one OR two entries).
• Submit THREE IMAGES of each entry before March 27.
• Submit an artist resume, description of the works, and images before March 27 to aprilc@andersonarts.org.

Calendar of Events

Accepting Entries
March 25th – 27th
10:00am – 4pm

Preview Perusal
For Award Donors
March 27th
4:30pm – 6:30pm

m.ART.ket
By Appointment ONLY
March 28, 1:00pm – 4:00pm OR
April 5-9, 10:00am – 5:00pm

Juried Cards Mailed & Results Online
April 1st

Art on the Town Results Online
April 12th

Exhibit Dates
April 16th – May 20th

Awards Ceremony
April 16th
6:30pm -8:30pm

Art on the Town Art Crawl
(Subject to change for compliance with COVID-19 regulations)
May 14th
6:00pm – 10:00pm

Art on the Town Viewing
May 7th – 23rd

Not-Accepted Entries Pickup
April 16th
10:00am – 7:00pm

Accepted Entries Pickup
 June 3rd – 4th, 10:00am – 5:00pm
June 5th, 10:00am – 2:00pm

WE'D LOVE FOR YOU TO JOIN US!

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