Saturday, May 29, 2010

Amateur Art Show Opens at BCA in Monmouth, IL

A delighful reception opened this year's Amateur Art Competition at the Buchanan Center for the Arts in Monmouth, IL on Sat. May 29th.  With over thirty works--both two and three dimensional-- tasefully displayed in the BCA gallery, you can let your eyes feast on the creative talent indigenous to Western Illinois. 

Cherry Simmons, this year's judge, is shown awarding the "Best of Show" prize to a whimisical metal sculpture arrangement by Mike Jones.  The show will run at the BCA gallery for the next five weeks.

Several of the winners and the judge will be attending the OFTA (Old Friends Talk Arts) meeting on Wed. June 9th at 10:00 AM at the BCA.  Ms. Simmons will make some comments on the show and the artists will share some thoughts about their own creative processes.

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