Artist, Alan Friend

In celebration of the Smithsonian Water/Ways Exhibit, the Shiawassee Arts Center is presenting an All-Media Water-Themed Juried Art Competition February 23 to April 7, 2019.

Artist, Ann Loveless
Artist, John Gregg
Artist, Vicki Frappier

Four artists shared $1,000 in awards:

  • $500 1st Place Award:  “Breaking Waves at Sundown”, photograph, Alan Friend, East Lansing
  • $250 2nd Place Award  “Shiawassee River Reflections”, textile, Ann Loveless, Frankfort
  • $150 3rd Place Award   “Autumn at Tahquamenon Falls”, photograph, John Gregg, Eaton Rapids
  • $100 4th Place Award    “Cedarville”, acrylic, Vicki Frappier, Flushing

Artists receiving honorable mentions are Delaney Asbridge of Henderson, Linda Beeman, Jeff Deason, Karen Mead-Elford and Dr. Michael Schmidt of Owosso, Dan Chrenka of Swartz Creek, Nancy Kremsreiter of Lansing, Lee Kronenberg of Williamston, Christine McRae of Haslett, Sheryl Stephens of Holt, Tom Tomasek of Ovid and Tammy Vandermolen of Leslie.

A total of fifty-eight entries were selected for exhibit by the juror, Shelly Hendrick Kasprzycki, who is the President and CEO of the Michigan Humanities Council. She stated, “Arts and the humanities go hand-in-hand and I looked forward to the opportunity to exercise my love of art as a jurist in this competition.”

The Smithsonian Water/Ways Exhibition, held in conjunction with SAC’s Juried Competition, is made possible by the Michigan Humanities Council with support from the Cook Family Foundation and the Shiawassee County Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Competition Artists

Delaney Asbridge
Juanita Baldwin
Janet Baugher
Linda Beeman
Anita Brett
Rebecca Case
Dan Chrenka
Angela Clayton
Bob Crawford
Anni Crouter
Lisabeth Curnow
Carolyn Damstra
Jeff Deason
Doug DeLind
Laura DeLind
Ruth Egnater
Joel Ellis                               
Vicki Frappier
Alan Friend
Emily Frushour
Janice Gongloff
Mark Green
John Gregg

Marcia Guestschow

Angela Hamilton
Rosemary Hayes
Jessica Hickey
Barbara Hranilovich
Suzanne Hunt
Cheryl Knoch
Nancy Kremsreiter
John Kroneman
Lee Kronenberg  
Nancy Kronenberg
Marti Liddle-Lameti
Ann Loveless
Clarence Lum
Susan McGuire
Kim McKerracher
Christine McRae
Karen Mead-Elford
Sue Monroe
Gary Mulnix
David Purdue
Karl Racenis
Paul Rozycki
Maureen Ryan
Anita Saviko
Dr. Michael Schmidt
Sheryl Stephens
Rich Tesner
Sharon Theile
Tom Tomasek
Catherine Tonning-Popowich
Linda Van Cise
Tammy Vandermolen
James Velthoven

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