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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 31st Annual Juried Show for West Alabama artists have been chosen, and with other accepted works, will appear through Dec. 15, 2015 at the Bama Theatre. A public closing reception honoring the winners will be held on Dec. 15 from 5:30-7 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. The judge for the show was Caleb O’Connor (www.oconnorartstudios.com) from Tuscaloosa.


Howard & Michael Goodson and Richard Zoellner Purchase Award - $750
Charlotte Wegrzynowski for "Font"

Gail Skidmore Memorial Cash Award - $300
Contributed by The Arts Council
James Conner for "Passing Through"

Three Awards of Excellence - $100 each
Contributed by The Arts Council
Sarah Ann Austin for "Taut, Morning of G - Ma Baer, Flint, MI"
Pamela Copeland for "Adams and Dearborn" (Chicago)
Tom Rogers for  "The Observer"

Established in 1985, the West Alabama Juried Show represents The Arts Council’s mission to promote the arts in Tuscaloosa County. “Our annual show allows local artists the chance to work toward specific goals in their own creative journey while sharing their progress with the local visual art community,” 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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