Baker Arts annual competition features local, nationwide artists
• Special to the Leader & Times
Baker Arts Center is presenting the 13th National Juried Art Exhibit, which will be open to the public on Tuesday. The artworks will be on display through June 4.
Juror, Laurence Bradshaw, professor of Art and Art History at the University of Nebraska, Omaha has selected 73 works of art created by 45 artists from 18 states to be exhibited in the Baker Arts Center’s 13th National Juried Art Exhibition.
This year’s show will include artwork showing great diversity in materials, techniques and styles among the two and three-dimensional and photographic categories.
This exhibit was sponsored in part by City of Liberal, First National Bank, Windtree Management and Leasing and private sponsors. The Center also receives operational support from the Kansas Arts Commission and the National Endowment for the Arts.
The following artists will be competing for $7,600 in prize money: Walt Curlee, Phenix City, Ala., Wayne Morgan, Hays, Ron Baker, Jacksonville, Ala., Gordon Sherman, Hays, Delmar Guidinger, Santa Rosa, Calif., Brian McCallum, Garden City, Ching Ching Cheng, Altadena, Calif., Lonny V. Matlock, Girard, James Vogel, Petaluma, Calif., Herbert Friedson, Lawrence, Sheldon Steinhauser, Denver, Colo., Marydorsey Wanless, Topeka, Ronnie Cramer, Denver, Colo., Dan Kirchhefer, Topeka, Stanley Scott, Fort Collins, Colo., Jeani Gustafson, Ulysses, Paul Morris, Fort Collins, Michael Elliott-Smith, Alexandria, La., Heather Oelklaus, Colorado Springs, Colo., Leslie Elliottsmith, Alexandria, La., Hyun Joo Jung, Meriden, Conn., Peggy Wyman, Macomb, Mo., Yelizaveta Masalimova, Stamford, Conn., Matthew Derezinski, Kirksville, Mo., Kevin Haran, Oviedo, Fla., William Turner, Saint Louis, Mo., Amanda Greive, Palmer, Ill., Robb Siverson, Fargo, N.D., Aunia Kahn, Shiloh, Ill., Todd Brown, Hastings, Neb., Sun Kyoung Kim, Carbondale, Ill., Clifford Blanchard, Morristown, N.J., Stephen Wolochowicz, South Bend, Ind., Ron Powell, Irvington, N.J., Michael Hernandez, Muncie, Ind., Bill Baker, Corrales, N.M., Dan Koons, Liberal, Jim Shirey, Athen, Ohio, Susan Koons, Liberal, LaQuincy Reed, Norman, Okla., Lisa Campbell, Liberal, Jessica Merry, Texhoma, Okla., Mark Rohlf, Liberal, John Vinklarek, San Angelo, Texas, and Harry Longstreet, Bainbridge Island, Wash.