2017 Indiana Heritage Arts 39th Exhibition and Sale

Sixty One artists representing 101 paintings were juried into this years Indiana Heritage Arts Exhibition. The exhibition opened on June 10, 2017, and ran through July 1, 2017. This year's judge Lori Putnam is a Nashville Tennessee native and is plein air and studio painter. She had the tough job of deciding which paintings were juried into this year's show. She said "this is perhaps one of the hardest exhibitions I have ever had to judge" This year's show had a wide variety of subject matter that resulted in a well-rounded exhibition. It also demonstrates the wide variety of artistic talent entering the show. The Indiana Heritage Arts Exhibition in Nashville Indiana should be on everyone lists of must-see exhibitions in Indiana.

List of Artist Receiving Awards

IHA Gold Award · $5000

First prize went to Fred Doloresco for a painting titled "Snow Vestured Story."

IHA Silver Award · $3000

Second prize went to Dan Bulleit for a painting titled "Dancing in the Shadows."

IHA Bronze Award · $2000

Third prize went to C. W. Mundy for a painting titled "Cap Ferrat, France."

Directors’ Purchase Award

Fred Doloresco for painting titles "Snow Vestured Story."

People’s Choice Award · $500

Dan Bulleit for a painting titled "Dancing in the Shadows."

Awards of Excellence  IHA Ribbon · $1000

Steve Dodge for a painting titled "Navaho Weaver."
C. W. Mundy for a painting titled "Roses."
David Dale for a painting titled "Asleep."
Dan Woodson for a painting titled "Brown County Shade."

Memorial Awards of $500

Frederick W. Rigley Memorial Award went to Libby Whipple for a painting titled "The Potter’s Shed."
T. C. Steele Memorial Award went to Roy Boswell for a painting titled "Autumn’s Embrace."
Ada Shulz Memorial Award went to Char Brown for a painting titled "Little Miss Sunshine."

Memorial Awards of $300

C. Curry Bohm Memorial Award went to Dale Popovich for a painting titled "Snowy Spring Runoff."
Carl Graf Memorial Award went to Lawrence Rudolech for a painting titled, "Morning Walk."

Memorial Awards of $250

John “Abe” Eyed Memorial Award went to Jerry Smith for a painting titled, "Trackside Loogootee."
Margaret Colglazier Memorial Award - Impressionistic Oil went to Kathy Blankenheim for a painting titled "Snow on the Circle."
Taylor English Memorial Award went to Bruce Neckar for a painting titled "Field Ready."
Will Vawter Memorial Award went to Karen Graeser for a painting titled "Moonlight Meditation."
Ronald O. Elkins Memorial Award went to Wyatt Legrand for a painting titled "Twenty-Nine."
Adolph Shulz Memorial went to Tim Greatbatch for a painting titled "Play of the Water."

Merit Awards of $500

Talbot Street Art Fair, Inc. Merit Award went to Luke Buck for a painting titled "Magnolia Oak."
Indiana Plein Air Painters Merit Award went to Donna Shortt for a painting titled "Twelfth Night."
Hoosier Salon Merit Award went to Mark Burkett for a painting titled "In the Morning."

List of Artists Juried Into the Show


Kathy Blankenheim, Andrea Bojrab, William Borden, Roy Boswell, Jeffery Bottom, Eric Brock, Rebecca Brody, Rena Brouwer, Char Brown, Charlene Brown, Lue Buck, Ken Bucklew, Dan Bulleit, Ron Birgess, Mark Burkett, Judy Burst


Wayne Cambell, Kevin Carlson, Jodie Cole


David Dale, Steve Dodge, Fred Doloresco, Jed Dorsey, Lynn Dunbar


Stephen Edwards


Charlene George, Karen Graeser, Bruce Gray, Time Greatbatch, Chris Griffen-Woods


Thomas Himsel, Lynn Lynch Hughes, Corrine Hull


Bill Inman


Troy Kilgore, Jeff Klinker


Wyatt LeGrand, Judith Lewis, Diane Lyon


Cassia Margolis, Jeanne McLeish, C. W. Mundy, 


Bruce Neckar, Pam Newell, Chris Newlund


Maureen O'Hare Pesta, Dale Popovich


Mark Ratzlaff, Cheri Rol, Lawrence Rudolech, Douglas Runyan


Nancy Shake, Donna Shortt, Jerry Smith


Elizabeth Von Der Lohe


Carrol Strock Wasson, Libby Whipple, Rick Wilson, Marilyn Witt, Dan Woodson, Tom Woodson 



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