74th Annual Wabash Valley Exhibition

September 1 – October 21, 2018

Schell and Hulman Galleries



Reception September 7, 5-8p.m.; Awards Ceremony at 7p.m.


Howard E. Wooden, Sr. Memorial Best of Show Grand Prize

Michael Neary, Lebanon, Illinois
Backyard PM, 2017, oil on BFK paper mounted on canvas with acrylic polymer


Lind Law Firm Grand Prize

John DenHouter, Edwardsville, Illinois
Long Shot, 2018, oil on canvas


Quinquagenary Grand Prize in Painting

Neil Garrison, Terre Haute, Indiana
Wabash River Oxbow, 2018, acrylic on canvas


Anonymous Award of Distinction

Amy MacLennan, Lebanon, Illinois
Bend North of Lebanon, 2016, pastel on paper


Alliance of the Swope Award of Distinction

Rob Millard-Mendez, Evansville, Indiana
Empiricist Mask, 2016, wood, paint, glass eyes


Alliance of the Swope Award of Honor

Alicia Criswell, Lafayette, Indiana
Reconciliation, 2017, acrylic on canvas


Sue Bentrop Award of Honor

Jeanne Mcleish, Mooresville, Indiana
Dawn from Prospect Point, 2016, oil on linen


Arts Illiana Award of Recognition

Kathryn Houghton, Crawfordsville, Indiana
Sentries, 2016, acrylic on stretched canvas


Joan and David Zaun Award of Recognition

James Swanson, LaGrange Park, Illinois
Looking at Renoir, 2018, oil


Nancy and Fred Nation Award of Recognition

Soulaf Abas, Terre Haute, Indiana
Home Sweet Home #2, 2018, etching on paper


Barbara A. Vogel Award of Recognition

Jim Pearson, Lawrenceville, Illinois
Landscape, Memory and Bone GWN, 2018, digital print with pigment ink on archival matte paper


Sherron R. Jolly Award of Recognition

Mark Burkett, Mooresville, Indiana
Teasel, 2016, oil-based ink on paper


Dr. Robert H. Puckett Award of Recognition in memory of Barabara C. Puckett

Mark Burkett, Mooresville, Indiana
Honeycomb Rock, 2017, oil on masonite panel


Eileen Prose Award of Recognition in memory of Ted Prose

Rajesh Naidu, Terre Haute, Indiana
Kristen, 2018, oil on canvas


Michael D. Buzash Annual Artistic Award of Reconition

Kyle Surges, Lockport, Illinois
Drinking Happy Bird, 2017, oil on panel


Rachel Berenson Perry Award of Merit

Cathleen Hogan, Terre Haute, Indiana
Melange, 2018, stoneware, metallic pigments, oil pastel, paint


Danette Angermeier Memorial Fund Award of Merit

James Kellar, Bloomington, Indiana
Old Store Roston, 2017, pigmented archival ink on fiber paper


Emily and John Gedrick Purchase Award

Maggie Capettini, Downers Grove, Illinois
Dancing Iris, 2018, oil on gessoboard
Austin Roberts, Terre Haute, Indiana
The Hermit, 2017, relief print with hand applied watercolor


Indiana State University Permanent Art Collection Purchase Award

Mark Burkett, Mooresville, Indiana
Teasel, 2016, oil-based ink on paper
Nancy Nichols-Pethick, Terre Haute, Indiana
Remains V, 2018, oil on wood panel


Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Purchase Award

Brianna Orndorff, West Terre Haute, Indiana
Landslide, 2017, acrylics, pigments, liquid gold leaf and resin on wood panel


Full list of accepted works on the following page.