Embracing Art: A Coming Together of Area Amateur & Professional Artists
August 12 – September 20, 2014 —
Embracing Art : A Coming Together of Area Amateur & Professional Artists was the inaugural exhibition at the Carnegie Visual Arts Center in 2003. The annual show now commemorates the opening of the Carnegie Visual Arts Center as a place of art for all people, and celebrates the creative spirit of Decatur, Alabama. Artists may submit up to 3 pieces for consideration, and accepted works are selected by jury. Presented for the 12th time, the exhibit feature works in multiple mediums, highlighting the talent of area artists. Awards include Best of Show, 2nd Place, 3rd Place, Honorable Mention, and Director’s Choice.
The following artists’ works were accepted for display in the exhibit.
Award winners are as follows:
Best of Show – Next Door by Robin Roberts
Second Place – Pond Series XV by K.M. McWhorter
Third Place – Echoes by Dustin Curtis
Honorable Mention – Nighttime Snow by Keith Boseman
Honorable Mention – Tree Pot by Brian Corry
Honorable Mention – South Carolina Sunrise by Mary Reed
Honorable Mention – Gossip-Grand Canyon Mules by Kathryn Vaughn
Directors Choice – Yellow Guitar by Wally Inscho