The 17th Michiana Annual Art Competition (MAAC) Exhibition opened last Friday, June 7 at the Box Factory for the Arts to a packed house of artists and community supporters. The exhibition runs now through July 13, featuring 79 artists and over 130 pieces.
We are proud to announce the 2019 Award Winners:
Best of Show and Best in Category winners were selected by jurors Jessica Lentych Loyd and William Tourtillotte.
Best of Show – $1,000:
Greg Constantine for “Cody (Orange)”
Best in Category Winners – $250 each:
Photography – Vasilisa Kiselevich for “Abandoned”
Digital Media – Leslie Victor for “Telegraph Road”
Mixed Media – Kaylee Dalton for “Silt”
Painting – Diana Seely for “Girl with flower earring”
Drawing – Kimberly Wood for “Cupidity”
Glass – Judy Hallisy for “Lapis Sunset”
Sculpture – Rebecca Hungerford for “The Last Glacier”
Ceramic – Thomas Rice for “Balance”
Four Sponsor Awards were presented:
Twin City Camera Club- $250 to Joel Brussell for “Milkweed Universe”
Susan Craw- $250 to William Andert for “Foliage and Fruit Drop”
Krasl Art Center – $300 to Rebecca Hungerford for “Snow Drift”
Box Factory for the Arts Emerging Artist Award – $250 to Biff Vigil for “where in your body do you feel it that you ‘don’t want to live on Mars’?”
The Box Factory for the Arts thanks our 2019 Sponsors: Southwest Michigan Tourist Council, Chemical Bank, Krasl Art Center, Vail Rubber, The John Devries Agency, Inc, Kate and Joe Ulrey, Twin City Camera Club, Box Factory for the Arts Emerging Artist Fund and Susan Craw.