2021 Adult Juried Art Exhibit

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The 2021 Adult Juried Art Exhibit opening and gallery reception was held on Thursday, January 21st, 2021 in the Shelby County Arts Center’s EBSCO Fine Art Gallery.

Although COVID has put a damper on our year, this show goes to prove that you can’t stop the creative spirit. With nearly 100 people in attendance, guests had the opportunity to see work from talented artists from across Alabama. Artists entered work in the categories of drawing, photography, painting, 3D design, and mixed-media. Each entry went through two rounds of judging by juror Nelson Grice. Out of over 140 entries to the show, around 70 pieces were selected to be in the exhibit. Grice then made his final selections for the best of each category and best of show from the selected works.

Be sure to stop by the gallery and see this work while it’s on display! The work will remain on display until March 4, 2021. Gallery hours are Monday-Thursday from 10am-5pm.

Featured photos by William Yarbrough and Lindsay Dyess

Artists featured in the exhibit:

Best in Show Winner-Jason Tanner Young

Best in Painting Winner- Anna Lyle

Best in Drawing Winner- Ashley Bond

Best in Photography Winner- Butch Oglesby

Best in 3D Winner- Tracie Noles-Ross

Best in Mixed Media Winner- Xander Booker

Honorable Mention- Executive Director’s Choice- Jamison Harper

Honorable Mention- Staff Choice- Leigh Ann Edmonds

Participating artists:

Jonathan Beeson – Madelyn Carr Bonnett – Bruce Brannen – Michelle Branson – Richard Brown – Morgan Capps – Cynthia Cox – Barbara Crosbie – Becki Delgado – Dariana Dervis – MJ Dobbins – Laura Dudley – Leigh Ann Edmonds – Janice Eubank – Ann Fontaine – Katie Geiger – Phyllis Gentry – Elizabeth Grandy – Lindsey Greer – Daisie Hoitsma – Cadley Jackson – Mara Jambor – Sherry Karr – Bruce Koppenhoefer – Lynn Lacy – Leanna Lesley – Hannah Lewis – Maddie Manston – Michelle McGraw – Melissa McMurray – Robin Metz – Lynita Motes – Stacy Nesbitt – Nancy Paden – Lindanne Phillips – Amy Pickens – Melanie Poole – Gary Ricketts – Calvin Ross – Gonzalo Ruiz – Janet Sanders – Ben Smith – Roger Stephenson – Rachel Strain – Sarah Tanner – Nita Terrell – Kay Vinson – Teresa Wamble – Rhandie Weaver – Cathy Jo Wheeler

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