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For Immediate Release

For Immediate Release
The Arts Council of Tuscaloosa
Contact: Kevin Ledgewood
205-758-5195, x6


(Tuscaloosa, Ala.) The winners of The Arts Council’s 30th Annual Juried Show for West Alabama artists have been chosen and with other accepted works, will appear Nov. 10 through Dec. 15, 2014 at the Bama Theatre. A public closing reception honoring the winners will be held on Dec. 15 from 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. at the Bama’s Junior League Gallery.

The show was open to visual artists 18 and older residing in Bibb, Fayette, Greene, Hale, Lamar, Marion, Pickens, Perry, Sumter, Tuscaloosa and Walker counties with 48 pieces chosen to appear in the exhibit. The judge for the show was Terry Strickland (terrystricklandart.com) from Birmingham.


Howard & Michael Goodson and Richard Zoellner Purchase Award ($750):
Eric Nubbe for "Friend's Folly"

Gail Skidmore Memorial Cash Award ($300):
Walter Poole for "Coker Market"

Awards of Excellence ($100 each):
Brooke Lynn Langford for "Reflection"
Martin Naugher for "Oh Them Bones"
Heather Whidden for "Affliction"

The West Alabama Juried Show represents The Arts Council’s goal to promote the arts in Tuscaloosa County. “This annual exhibit gives local artists the opportunity to broaden their personal artistic goals through competition and connect with others working toward the same objectives. The Arts Council is very pleased to continue this exciting program that was established in 1985,” said Sharron Rudowski, Director of Educational Programming and Gallery Coordinator.       

The Bama Theatre is located at 600 Greensboro Ave. in downtown Tuscaloosa. For more information about The Arts Council, CAC or Bama Theatre, patrons should LIKE the Facebook page “The Arts Council – Bama Theatre – Cultural Arts Center” and follow tuscarts on Twitter. Call 205-758-5195 or visit tuscarts.org for further information.


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