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24th Annual Will Vawter Juried Exhibition Open Wed. & Thurs. 11 - 2, Sat. 11 - 5 till July 8.

Updated: Jun 26, 2023

Yes, once again, Hancock County Arts has won the competition for

Central Indiana's most talented artists participating.

A Must See

This exhibit is at 20A N. State Street Gallery in Greenfield, IN., through July 8th, 2023.

Our Gallery is open Wednesdays and Thursdays from 11 A until 2 P. And on Saturdays enjoy visiting from 11 A until 5 P.

Best of Show

Tim Lewis


Transparent Watercolor

1st Place Overall

Bob Meyers

Hey, Taxi, Hey


2nd Place Overall

Wesley Dallas Merritt

Red Hat


3rd Place Overall

Brenda Pettigrew

Summer's School House No. 10


Judge's Awards

Kjell Wangensteen, Associate Curator of European Art at Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields, was our juror. He chose these additional six awards, presenting each with a check for $100 and a certificate of recognition. Kjell spoke of the pleasure it was to see the talent presented at the Will Vawter Juried exhibit.

Judge’s Award Vernon Bedel - Turtle Time Judge’s Award Cindy Evitt - Summer Flower Arrangement

Judge’s Award Bob Hunt - Porchlight

Judge’s Award Ann Johnson – Learning from the Masters 1 Judge’s Award Patrick Kluesner -Sawgrass

Judge’s Award J. Anna Roberts Scaling Heights

Visit our YouTube video HCA Vawter Exhibit 2023 - YouTube. You must come to the gallery to experience the true talent these artists have shared.

Two Merit Awards were also granted for these works:

Honorable Mention with a Merit Award Donna Shortt – A Royal Ending

Honorable Mention with a Merit Award Dianna Porter – Horn of Plenty

In addition, the participating artists voted for an Artist's Choice Award. The favored piece of artwork, voted on by their peers, went to Dianna Porter – Rosy Glow.

Dianna said it was truly an honor to be chosen.

Visit Hancock County Arts Gallery at 20A N. State Street, Greenfield, IN

before the end of the exhibit

and you will experience

a visual form appreciated primarily for its beauty or emotional power.

When you visit. you will see an original Will Vawter painting titled,

"Oaks of Autumn", on loan from David Spencer collection.

Anyone who might want a group private showing can contact us and we will be happy to meet with them,

discuss the art and enjoy the wonderful works of art.

And any accommodations needed for accessibility, please contact us at or

317.967.2461, at least two weeks prior to any visit.

Will Vawter's Oaks of Autumn

On loan from David Spencer.

Thank you.

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