49th Annual Juried Competition

The Masur Museum of Art Presents: The 49th Annual Juried Competition Open to the Public May 12 – July 21, 2012, Sponsored by Century Link. Members’ & Artists’ Preview Reception All accepted artists and their guests are welcome. Saturday, May 12, 6 – 8 p.m. Juror’s Gallery Talk featuring Liza Simone, Founding Director of Phantom Galleries Los Angeles Saturday, May 12, 6:30 p.m. The Masur Museum of Art’s Juried Competition has served as a venue for innovation in contemporary art for nearly half a century and has featured both locally and nationally renowned artists. This year’s competition features 62 artists from 23 states!

Best in Show:
Matthew Dercole. if you are in my dreams where will the flies nest, 2011. Porcelain and felted wool.

Second Place (Group of 4):
Teresa Getty. take your chance, ride the pony — only one side bucks, 2011. Silver point, gouache, graphite, and oil on panel.
Joshua Chambers. Every happy family is the same-or-It’s all in the company you keep, 2011. Acrylic on panel.
Kelly Blevins. Self, 2010. Charcoal on paper.
Sharon Shapiro. Emperor’s New Clothes, 2012. Powdered graphite, collage, and colored pencil on paper.

Third Place (Group of 4):
Kate Shannon. Untitled, 2012. Digital Animation from glass slide.
Tanya Chaly. Domestic Nature – Cow, 2011. Charcoal and punctured drawing on paper.
Michael Azgour. Woman in a Cafe, 2012. Oil on canvas.
Mariestella Colon Astacio. Look Up!, 2012. Watercolor, acrylic, and crayon on canvas.

Honorable Mention (Group of 2):
John Harlan Norris. Manager, 2011. Oil on canvas.
PJ Mills. Monster, 2011. Oil on canvas.