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BFAC’s Juried Art Show reception slated for tonight

BFAC’s Juried Art Show reception slated for tonight
July 21
09:29 2018

The 27th annual Juried Art Show opened at the Breckenridge Fine Arts Center this week, and a reception will honor the artists this evening, Saturday, July 21.

William Schneider’s “Black Widow” won the Clay Pitzer Memorial Best of Show award in the 2018 Juried Art Show at the Breckenridge Fine Arts Center. (Photo by Tony Pilkington/Breckenridge Texan)

More than 100 pieces of art from artists as far away as Hawaii and as close as Breckenridge are featured in the show. Artist Beverly Boren of Trophy Club served as the juror, choosing the entries to be displayed, as well as the winners of the 14 awards presented this year.

The reception will be from 6 to 8 p.m., with hors d’oeuvres and drinks served. An awards presentation will take place at 7 p.m in the BFAC Main Gallery.

This year’s award winners are:

  • Clay Pitzer Memorial Best of Show – Black Widow by William Schneider
  • Lester and Virginia Clark Memorial Award – At the Waterhole by Rosetta
  • Fine Arts Center Award – Dance to the Buffalo by Stephen Jones
  • Juror’s Award – Afternoon Tea by John Booth
  • Travis H. Toland Memorial Award – Ghost Ranch Refuge by Jan DeLipsey
  • Patron’s Award – Heart of the Trail by Jennifer Hammer
  • Newcomer Award – Moonlight Sonata by Bob Penny
  • Honorable Mention -Tempest by JR Cook
  • Honorable Mention – Bloom by Valeri Cranston
  • Honorable Mention – MS Sky by Tanja Gant
  • Honorable Mention – Lionel Toy Phonograph by Larry Hamilton
  • Honorable Mention – Pomegranates in Candlelight by Toni Stanford
  • Honorable Mention – Travertine Trail by Paul Walsh
  • Honorable Mention – A Good Day for a Hangin’ by Gary Ward

The show will be on display at the BFAC, 207 N. Breckenridge Ave., through Aug. 31.

For information on more activities going on in Breckenridge, click here to see the Calendar of Events.

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