Artist, Alan Friend
Four artists shared $1,000 in awards:
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.