An annual juried fine art exhibition and sale of traditional and representational
Indiana art

2021 Award Winners

Thank you to everyone who supported and sponsored our 43rd Annual Exhibition & Sale.

We are proud to present our top award winners and our Indiana Heritage Arts Directors' Purchase Award

Announcing our Merit, Memorial and Awards of Excellence Winners

 

 
PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD · $500
Awarded by Michael Fulton and Judith Stewart
TBA ...................................................... 
· First Prize ·
IHA GOLD AWARD · $5000
In memory of John R. Rardon
Awarded by John and Sarah Lechleiter
Carol Wasson....................................................................Yellow Sky
· Second Prize ·
IHA SILVER · $3000
Awarded by the Howard F. Hughes Legacy Fund for Brown County
Wyatt LeGrand.........................................................Still Dreaming
· Third Prize ·
IHA BRONZE AWARD · $2000
Awarded by Zee Hirst in Memory of Bradley Hirst
Luke Buck.........................................................................Cross Over The Bridge
Directors’ Purchase Award
Awarded by the Indiana Heritage Arts Board of Directors
Luke Buck........................................................Cross Over The Bridge
Mary Gretsinger.....................................................................Laundry Day
· Awards of Excellence ·
AWARD OF EXCELLENCE · IHA RIBBON · $1000
Awarded by Jay and Ellen Carter
Mary Gretsinger....................................................Laundry Day
Awarded by the Dick and Ruth Johnson Family
Tim Greatbatch...............................................Spring at Strahl Creek
Awarded by Psi Iota Xi and Tri Kappa, Brown County Chapters
C. W. Mundy...........................................................Winter Near Williams Creek
BARBARA AND KEVIN SHEEHAN MEMORIAL AWARD
Awarded by Timothy, Alexa and Isla Sheehan
Pam Newell...............................................................................Blossoms and Tea
·Memorial Awards ·
T. C. STEELE MEMORIAL AWARD
Awarded by Mike and Jaydene Laros · $500
Dan Woodson ......................................................T. C. Steele House
ADA SHULZ MEMORIAL AWARD
Awarded by Randall Tucker · $500
Ken Bucklew ......................................................................In the Sunny Bluebells
LUCIE HARTRATH MEMORIAL AWARD
Awarded by David P. Gulley and Kenneth J. Paul, Jr. · $500
Dianna Porter...............................................Dramatic Facade
FREDERICK W. RIGLEY MEMORIAL AWARD
Awarded by Ellen Carter and Joan Rigley · $300
Jerry Smith..........................................................Narrows Bridge
C. CURRY BOHM MEMORIAL AWARD
Awarded by Dan Kraft and Marci Royalty · $300
Tom Woodson ....................................................................Red Barn
CARL GRAF MEMORIAL AWARD
Awarded by Kenneth and Janet Harker · $300
Carol Wasson ......................................................................Last Light
JOHN “ABE” EYED MEMORIAL AWARD
Awarded by Cheryl Eyed · $250
Cathy Hillegas.........................................................................Rise Up
MARGARET COLGLAZIER MEMORIAL AWARD - BEST IMPRESSIONISTIC OIL
· Awarded by Lyn Letsinger-Miller and Leo Miller · $250
Allen Hutton...........................................................................A New Dawn
TAYLOR ENGLISH MEMORIAL AWARD
In memory of an artist who was taken before her time
Awarded by Terry and Carla English · $250
Dan Bulleit .........................................................................Backlit Dream
WILL VAWTER MEMORIAL AWARD
Awarded by Robert and Carol Eberle · $250
Jeanne McLeisch......................................................................Renascent Sycamore 
RONALD O. ELKINS MEMORIAL AWARD
Awarded by Dan and Tom Woodson · $250
Mary Clouse .............................................................Drink The Sun
ADOLPH SHULZ MEMORIAL AWARD
Awarded by Tony Jordan · $250
Dan Woodson ......................................................................Creek By The Barns
· Merit Awards ·
HOOSIER SALON MERIT AWARD
Awarded by Hoosier Salon · $500
Jeffrey Bottom......................................................Cooper and Spheres
INDIANA PLEIN AIR PAINTERS MERIT AWARD
Awarded by Indiana Plein Air Painters · $250
Jerry Smith.............................................................................Quiet Transition
 
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IHA Open House 2021

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Please make plans to join us on Saturday afternoon, June 12 at the Brown County Art Gallery as we debut our 43rd Annual Exhibition & Sale. We are limiting the number of attendees to comply with the county's current COVID19 restrictions and guidelines. 

Guests can choose from 2 scheduled arrival times to view the artwork and to purchase paintings. All award winners will be presented their awards at 4 pm. Light refreshments, wine, and finger foods will be served in the Stevens Art Education Studio.

Masks and social distancing will be required while inside the gallery except in the Stevens Art Studio while enjoying refreshments. 

TIMES: 
3-5 pm or 5-6:30 pm | Guests are required to sign up for a time, each guest is required to make a separate reservation. Click here to make your online reservation. 

Questions? Email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call the gallery 812.988.4609

We look forward to seeing everyone again! Thank you for your support....

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