Sunday, March 07, 2010

Oils, watercolors, acrylics, bronze and iron: the NW La Triennial Competition show at Meadows Museum of Art, Centenary College

Artists whose works were selected by jurors Maria Lopez and Dr David Holcombe for the Second Northwest Louisiana Artists' Competition at Meadows Museum of Art were as follows, says Diane DuFilho:

Bruce Allen, Susan E. Attaway, Janet Barlow, Neverlyn F. Brown, Nicholas Bustamante, Joshua Chambers, Mark Charleville, Elizabeth Crafts, Zama B. Dexter, Kristi Jones Diaz, Debbie Engle, Emily Ezell, Helen Feild, Rebecca Francis, Patricia Garrison, Walter W. Green, Myron Griffing, Dorothy Kristin Hanna, Randy Hedgcock, Jane B. Heggen, Mary Virginia Hill, Albino Hinojosa, Gwen Talbot Hodges, Talbot Hopkins, Bob Horne, Judy Horne, Neil Johnson, Camille S. Jungman, Kevin Kennedy, Thomas M. Little, Pamela Viviano McDonald, Sena H. McWilliams, Jasmine Morelock, Tama Ripps Nathan, Theresa Rogers Odom, Joan Purdy, Tony Reans, Betty Robertson, Bennett Sewell, Pat Sewell, Barry and Greta Shanklin, Ellen Soffer, Steven Soffer, Su Stella, Lacey Stinson, Blair Thrall, Robert E. Trudeau, Charlie Viers, Karelle Von Hefley, Allison Dickson West and Jerry Wray.

Talks by artists will take place on Sunday afternoons throughout the spring. Poetry readings and book signings by northwest Louisiana writers have been scheduled as part of the Triennial Competition program calendar as follows:

Sun, March 21, 2 to 4 pm: Northwest Louisiana poetry readings and book signings featuring Julie Kane, Northwestern State University professor and prize-winning author of "Jazz Funeral" and "Rhythm & Booze," and Ashley Mace Havird, award-winning author of "Dirt Eaters.

Sun, April 18, 2 to 4 pm: Poetry readings and book signings featuring David Havird, professor of English at Centenary College and author of the 2009 Robert Phillips Poetry Chapbook Prize for "Penelope's Design," and Dorie LaRue, professor of English at LSUS, author of two books of poetry and one novel, "Resurrecting Virgin," winner of the Omaha Prize for Fiction.

Meadows Museum, Centenary College, is open from noon to 4 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, noon to 5 p.m. Thursdays and 1 to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.

Info: (318) 869-5040.

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