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Columbus artist Mary Gretsinger wins
Best of Show for second straight year at
Hoosier Salon 90th Annual Exhibition

INDIANAPOLIS  – Mary Gretsinger of Columbus, Ind. won the Best of Show award for the second consecutive year at the Hoosier Salon Annual Exhibition awards ceremony.  She won for her oil painting, Behind the Circle.
The Hoosier Salon is celebrating its 90th annual juried exhibition of works by Indiana artists.  The exhibition opens to the public June 26 at the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center in Indianapolis and runs through August 23.   
Artists receiving prizes at the awards ceremony wer
e:


Award

Name

Title

City

Best in Show

Mary Gretsinger

Behind the Circle

Columbus

Best Traditional Oil

Fred Doloresco

Winter Pokagon

Fremont

Best Impressionistic

Roy Boswell

Mysterious Peace

Indianapolis 

Best Water Color

Patricia Hooper

Maddox

Urbana, IL

Best Pastel

Carol Strock-Wasson

Values Close to Home

Union City

Best Contemporary

April Willy

Cluster

Carmel

Best Sculpture

Amy Carroll

Magnolias at Midnight

Speedway

Best First Time Exhibitor

Jessica Smit

Thirst

Dyer

Outstanding Oil

Charlene Brown

Joel at the Seawall

Carmel

Outstanding Watercolor

Deb Ward

Japanese Tea

West Harrison

Outstanding Pastel

Donna Shortt

The Sled Run

Indianapolis 

Outstanding Still Life

David Cunningham

New Years Resolution

Indianapolis 

Outstanding - Contemporary

Forrest Formsma

The Monuments Men

Indianapolis 

Jury Prize of Distinction - Portrait

Susan Mauck

Montana Annie

Westfield

Jury Prize of Distinction - Impressionistic Landscape

Patricia Rhoden Bartels

Frigid

Nashville

Jury Prize of Distinction - Still Life

Tamara Scantland-Adams

Orange

Clarksville

Jury Prize of Distinction - Watercolor

Rodney Reveal

What's Up?

Arcadia

Jury Prize of Distinction - Etching/Drawing/Mixed Media

William Carpenter

Slave, Toil, Workmanship

Marion

Jury Prize of Choice

Lawrence Rudolech

Tom Tom's Exhibition #4

Madison

People’s Choice from the 89th Annual Exhibition

Roger Merkel

April in Paris

Indianapolis

Prizes for the 20 winners totaled $16,600. 

The juried exhibition includes 127 works by 106 artists. All works in the exhibition are for sale.  To enter the competition an artist must be a

 

 

For details click here. 

 

"What do we love about art? The whole experience of creativity, color, form and talent, coming together to capture our imagination and to touch our senses!"
-Rae Harris, Past President, Hoosier Salon