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19th Annual National Juried Art Exhibition

April 11 through May 9, 2014

Thank you to all the participating Artists for a fantastic show!

Pictures of this year's Award Winners are below.

 

Southworks Juried Art Exhibition is a national juried art exhibition that OCAF has been holding for years. Since its inception, it has been one of the premier art exhibitions in the region as it brings in several hundred applications from talented artists across the nation. All the exhibit entries are judged in an anonymous fashion by the juror. This process requires each piece of artwork to be accepted or denied based solely upon the level of quality each piece exhibits in relation to the other entries.


SOUTHWORKS 2014: DIRECTORS' CHOICE  
RON MYERS & RICH PANICO

In additon to our Juried Exhibit, OCAF also presents the SOUTHWORKS: DIRECTORS CHOICE EXHIBIT. which features prominent artists on the cutting edge of current art venues. This year the Director’s Choice will showcase selected works by Ron Myers and Rich Panico. 

Athens resident Ron Meyers is an internationally known artist whose work is collected in the United States and abroad. For twenty-years Meyers educated and influenced young artists at the University of Georgia where he retired as Professor Emeritus. Known for his casual forms and lively, pictorial approach in creating utilitarian pottery, each of Meyers’ pieces is imbued with a unique perspective.

Rich Panico trained at Callenwolde in the 70’s and has been a studio potter for 38 years. After the discovery of a small, Neolithic hawk effigy bowl in the early 90’s his focus has been animal effigy pots.  Known for his extensive sketch books, in 2003 Panico began to draw and paint birds and animals in pastel to augment his ceramic work. He is also a physician and a practitioner of meditation and classical yoga.

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Ron Meyers
Untitled
Rich Panico
Perplexed
Rich Panico
Trinity
Ron Meyers
Covered Jar
 

This year's SOUTHWORKS National Juried Art Exhibition, 2014 Award Winners


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Best in Show  

Evolution / Panspermia

Barbara Mann

Silver,18Kg,Obsidian,Meteorite,

Peridot, Diamond,Opal,Rock

 

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1st Merit 2-D  

After Party

Mack Gingles

Charcoal on Rose Paper

 

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1st Merit 3-D   

Moonlight Migration Totem

Janis Wilson Hughes

Stoneware

 

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Merit Award    

Armando J. Bermudez Romero

Stanley Bermudez

Acrylics

 

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Merit Award 

"Subtle Mutations, New Farmington Flora, For Nancy Jo"

LeeAnn Mitchell

Cast Iron

 

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Merit Award

Mystic Haven

Clint Samples

Oil on Canvas

 

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People's Choice Award 

Garden of Love

Joshua Johnson

Prismacolor on Paper


 

Previous Southworks Exhibits:

 

18th Annual National Juried Art Exhibition, 2013

Award Winners

Best in Show:

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Manda McKay
Love You To Death
Oil on canvas, 22” x 28”

 

 

 

Merit 2D:

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Elizabeth Barton
Pump Baby Pump
Wall Quilt, 42”x 53”

 

 

 

Merit 3D:

Berman_1-Bulbous_Figure-19x11x9.5in-Stoneware_and_glaze-850Jorie Berman
Bulbous Figure
Stoneware and glaze,
19”x 11”x 9.5”

 

 

 

 

 

Additional Merit Awards:

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Mary Porter        
Midnight on Hiawassee,
Acrylic on canvas, 36x48

 

 

 

 

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Noah Saunders    
Sun Fighter
Galvanized steel wire
32”x 27”x 10”

 

 

 

 

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Ginger Goekjian    
Miss Mae’s Room,
Photography, 20.5”x 26.5”

 

 

 

 

To see the artwork from the 2011 Southworks Exhibit , click here.


Southworks DIRECTORS' CHOICE 2013

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GHOSTS IN THE FIELD

JIM NEEL

B.F.A., Birmingham-Southern College
M.F.A., The University of Alabama

Jim Neel's sculpture, drawings and photography have appeared in regional and national exhibitions that include Winston-Salem's Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, the New Orleans Contemporary Arts Center, the Montgomery Museum of Art, and the Alexandria Museum of Art as well as academic galleries at Memphis State University, Mississippi State University, the University of Montevallo and the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Working as a freelance photojournalist covering the wars in Central America and life and death among the Serpent Handling Holiness of Appalachia, his work has appeared nationally and internationally in over thirty newspapers, magazines and hard cover publications that include the Los Angeles Times Magazine, the Memphis Commercial Appeal, the Birmingham News and Post Herald, Oxford American magazine, Esquire magazine and Dennis Covington's Salvation on Sandmountain, L'Eglise aux Serpents, and Redneck Riviera.