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LowellArts Gallery

March 5 to April 16, 2022

Awards

About the Juror

 

Juror - Bill Davis

Bill Davis is Professor of Art at Western Michigan University's Gwen Frostic School of Art where he teaches in the photography program. He has an MFA from The Tyler School of Art and has a BFA from Ohio University.

Bill Davis’ work is archived in over 25 museum or private collections in the U.S. and abroad. Davis managed Pavel Banka’s Prague studio and taught Photo History at Umprum (Usti) before receiving grants, commissions, or fellowships to work in Las Vegas, the Amazon, Peru, Paris, Spain, Korea, Vermont, Michigan and exhibit in London, Prague, Madrid, Edinburgh, Orange, Australia, Leeds, and Kiev. Since. 2011,  he has received awards and project funding from the WMU Climate Change Working Group, IEFDF, FRACCA, The Kalamazoo Arts Council, and a Sustainability Project Grant via the Milton Ratner Foundation to photograph light pollution. 
 

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West Michigan Art Competition

The 36th Annual LowellArts West Michigan Art Competition highlights outstanding artwork by Lower West Michigan artists who reside in a 25-county region. Artwork in any visual art media could be submitted by artists 18 yrs. and older. Five cash awards totaling $2500 were awarded.

Gallery Hours - March 5 to April 16

Tuesday - Friday 10am-6pm
Saturday 12-5pm

About the Competition

The West Michigan Art Competition was open to all visual art media by artists 18 yrs. and older who reside in one of the eligible West Michigan counties. Eligible lower West Michigan counties include: Allegan, Barry, Berrien, Branch, Cass, Calhoun, Clare, Clinton, Eaton, Gratiot, Ionia, Isabella, Kalamazoo, Kent, Lake, Mason, Mecosta, Muskegon, Montcalm, Newaygo, Oceana, Osceola, Ottawa, Saint Joseph, and Van Buren.

Artists could submit one piece for consideration by the juror. Only original works completed in the last three years and not previously exhibited at LowellArts were eligible.

Artists

 

*** Indicates Award Winner | * Indicates Honorable Mention

Richard Aardsma
Kendra Achenbach-Warner***
Molly Alicki Corriveau
Neven Allan
Melody Allen
Chyna Bach
Russell Barneveld
Kathleen Bechtel
Terry Bidgood
Marissa Black
Deborah Bowen
Bob Brown
Julie Brown
Sheryl Budnik
Ted Carlson
Beth Charles
Cindy Coleman
Jay Constantine *
Sue LaWall Cortese
Rosanne Coty
Ryan Crawley
Adam Dahlstrom
Bette DelVecchio
Darrell DeRuiter
JA Dine
Bruce Doll
Gretka Domer
Drew Dougherty
Christi Dreese
Henry Droski
Mark Dunning
Gary Eldridge
Ted Evans
Kathy M. Forzley
Richard Francisco
Suzanne Frederick
Kim Froese
Teresa Gaudino
Kimberly Gill***
Hana Girdvainis-Sawyer***
John Gregg
Anna Greidanus
Margaret Griggs
Tatsuki Hakoyama*
Sue Hale
Elaine Hannink
Sandra Hansen
Elizabeth Hubler-Torrey
Maddie Jackson

Michael James
Haley Joseph | Kendra Postma
John Katerberg
Tracy Klinesteker
Michael Koole
Stanley Krohmer
Whitney Lassini
John Leben
M. Joy Lemon
Jamey Limbers
Kaye Longberg
Cathy Marashi
Taylor Mazer*
Sri McCarthy
Brian Meuser
Patti Mollema
Gillian Moore
Richard Muller
Thomas J Newhouse
Brian Newton*
Carly Norris*
Timothy Norris
Randall Nyhof
Kelly O'Neill-Dusome
Elizabeth Page
Stone Peng
Alyssa Rainwater
Joyce A Recker***
Mary Reusch
Lynette Robinson
Richard Schaf
Patti Sevensma | Loretta Sailors | Velvet Rattelade
Debra Shaffer
Megan Shilobod***
Liam Shine
Carolyn Sowa
Donna St. John
Filippo Tagliati*
Cyn Tennant
Lauren Tripp
Lou Vallance
Jane VanBemden
Kelly Vander Kley
Scout Verdoorn
Nikki Wall
Stephanee Wallace
Jeff Wilcox
Donald Woodward
Sara Youngman

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