WABASH — The annual themed art competition is on display in the Honeywell Center’s Clark Gallery. The 2019 theme is Seasons and will be on display through Aug. 19. Sponsorship for the competition is provided by the City of Wabash.
The competition features any medium including paintings, photos, sculptures and textiles. Forty-five artists submitted 112 entries, with 77 selected for display by judges Brad Condie and Ejenobo Oke.
Condie has worked in filmmaking and animation over 17 years. He worked as an artist on six feature-length animated films for Walt Disney Animation Studios, including “Mulan,” “Lilo and Stitch,” “Pocahontas,” “Brother Bear,” “Atlantis” and “The Hunchback of Notre Dame.” Condie earned a Master of Fine Arts in painting and drawing from the University of Florida, and received his Bachelors of Art in Illustration from the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, Calif. He is currently an assistant professor of animation at Ball State University where he teaches traditional 2D animation, character design, experimental animation and 3D computer animation.
Oke received a Bachelor of Art at Manchester University and a MFA at Norfolk State University. She has a history of teaching art at numerous schools and is currently a professor at Manchester University teaching art courses. One entered and placed in the Clark Gallery’s 92 Couty Art Show five times, winning first place in 2010.
A public reception will take place at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 19. Reservations may be made online at www.honeywellcenter.org or by calling the Honeywell Box Office at (260) 563-1102.
Winners of the 2019 themed art competition are:
- Marilyn Kruger’s “Perry’s Milkhouse”
- Avon Waters’ “Dead Wood Fire”
- Timothy Young’s “Autumn View of Backwoods” and “Summer Whispers of Myrtle Beach”
- Christi Ziebarth’s “The Seed’s Ascent: Hope of All Seasons
Paintings (Honorable Mentions)
- Will Carpenter’s “Seasons Change”
- Sarah Lpuginbill’s “Mama’s Fork”
- Brenda Stichter’s “Fortitude”
- Tim Swagerle’s “Pines”
Jewelry (Honorable Mention)
- Kate Perez’s “Snow Storm”
Photography (Honorable Mention)
- Drew Stith’s “Synchronized Sinking”
- Marcus Zwiebel’s “Experimentation”
The Clark Gallery is open to the public. Artwork may be purchased through the Center’s box office between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, contact the Honeywell Box Office at (260) 563-1102.