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Art of the Heartland Show Winners Announced

“Art of the Heartland Show 2022”

 

The Mena Art gallery is excited to present the 2022 “Art of Heartland” Show. This is a spectacular event with a large amount of skill and care on display.

 

The “Art of the Heartland National Competition” debuted in 2015 and has become a prestigious national show held at the Mena Art Gallery. This outstanding exhibit showcases some of the finest in representational paintings from across the country. It will be formally on exhibition from the 31st of August through the 29th of October. When you stop by, please take some time and choose your favorite as you vote for People's Choice. You do not want to miss it!

 

Mena Art Gallery will be open extended hours for this show. Wednesday and Thursday the hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and on Friday and Saturday the hours are from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

 

This year’s winners:

 

Best in Show: “Catch of the Day” by Jeff Legg

 

1st Place: “I Must Escape This Emptiness” by Daniel Cassity

2nd Place: “Ovoid Crock” by Tim Tyler

3rd Place: “Kayeleigh” by Linda Lucas Hardy

 

Arkansas Artist: “Dottie and Sparkie” by Susan Gibson

 

Honorable Mentions:

 

“The Long Shot”, by Joseph Barbieri

 

“The Craftsman”, by James Brantley

 

“Summer Evening-Gulf Islands National Seashore”, by Theresa Grillo Laird

 

“Portrait of a High School Art Teacher”, by Danielle Piloto

 

“Happy Birthday to Ewe”, by Cheryl Harley-Volz

 

Best in Show:              “Catch of the Day” by Jeff Legg

 

1st Place:                       “I Must Escape This Emptiness” by Daniel Cassity   

 

2nd Place:                      “Ovoid Crock” by Tim Tyler

 

3rd Place:                      “Kayeleigh” by Linda Lucas Hardy

 

Arkansas Artist:          “Dottie and Sparkie” by Susan Gibson 

 

“The Long Shot”, by Joseph Barbieri

 

“The Craftsman”, by James Brantley 

 

“Summer Evening-Gulf Islands National Seashore”, by Theresa Grillo Laird

 

“Portrait of a High School Art Teacher”, by Danielle Piloto

 

“Happy Birthday to Ewe”, by Cheryl Harley-Volz

 

9-8-22 1:26 PM KAWX.ORG