ArtPrize® – The Michigan Connection

On exhibit June 23 – September 9, 2018

ArtPrize® – The Michigan Connection, curated by senior visual arts curator and resident artist Armin Mersmann, and showcasing artwork by over 40 Michigan artists who have participated in ArtPrize, including Bay City artist Chris LaPorte’s 2010 ArtPrize grand-prize winner, “Cavalry.” This exhibition is on display June 23 through Sept. 9, and is presented with the approval of, but is not a collaboration with, ArtPrize.

Participating Artists

VALERIE ALLEN

Athena’s Timeline
2013
Acrylic
Athena’s Domain
2016
Acrylic

SHARON BERKAN-DENT

In the Forgotten Wood Duo
2016
Graphite, Jewelry (lost wax casting)

JEFF BEST

The Salvere Hitch
2017
Metal and Barbed Wire

JEAN ALLEMEIER BOOT

Windbreak
Lazio Town
In the Exchange of Echoes
2014
Aquatint and Chine Collé

 

ALAN BROWN

Lily of the Pond
2016
Colorado Marble, Bronze

PETER CLOUSE

Thin Skins
2014

Woven Electronics Wires and
Steel Brackets

KATHLEEN CONOVER

Turning: Industrial Revolution

Watercolor

KIM CRIDLER

Field Study: Burr Oak
2011
Steel and Bronze
Remain 1, 4, 5 & 6
2017 & 2018

Steel and Wood

DONALD CRONKHITE

Twilight of Grandeur
2016
Oil on Linen

ANNI CROUTER

Triple Play
2015
Acrylic

JOHN DEMPSEY

Glare #10: Trunk
2012 – 2014
Acrylic on Canvas

SHERRY ERSKINE

Wrapped in Instinct: Triptych
2016
Digital Photography

JACQUELINE GILMORE

Playing with Fire Series: Match
Playing with Fire Series: Feel the Burn
2017

Oil on Canvas

JASON GRAHAM

Metropoles
2016
Steel

DAVID GREENWOOD

Starting Over
2016
Handmade Wooden Boat with
Found Objects

EMMY HEGER

Relic
2010
Cast Glass

TONY HENDRICK

Gathering Sap
2014
Acrylic on Canvas

FRITS HOENDERVANGER

Autumn’s Passage
2015
Oil

CHAKILA HOSKINS

Regeneration
2014
Oil over Acrylic

DAVID HUANG

Luminosity #1264
2014
Copper, Sterling Silver, 23-Karat Gold Leaf

MELODEE JACKSON

Early January on the Pearl Street Bridge
2017
High Fire Ceramics

CHRIS LAPORTE

Cavalry
2010
Graphite

JOHN LEBEN

Infrastructure: Flint
2018
Digital

JAE WON LEE

Seedling
2017
Porcelain, Monofilament, Glass Beads

VICTOR LEO

Sentinel
Monitor
Steward
Glass and Metal

BRUCE MACKLEY

Descent
2017
Wood, Steel Decking Screws, Oil Paint

JENNIFER McCANDLESS

(info to come)
Ceramics

CATHERINE MCCLUNG

His Eye is on the Sparrow
2014
Watercolor

ARMIN MERSMANN

Gabriella
2016
Graphite
A Walk in the Woods
2017
Digital Photography on Aluminum

KARIN NELSON

Trees in the Park
2017
Acrylic

RENATA PALUBINSKAS

(info to come)

MARK PIOTROWSKI

Cascade
2014
Enamel on Shaped Panel

CHICK POWERS

Triangulation
2015
Solid log of Aspen

NICK RESZETAR

From the Series 100 Portraits in a Year:
An Exploration of Industry
2014
Charcoal, Ink and Encaustic

ANDREW RIEDER

No, You the Man
2010
Mixed Media on Panel

EDWARD RIOJAS

Ambrei as Potamiaena
2017
Alkyd Oil on Panel

DEBORAH ROCKMAN

The Danger of Being Born
2003
Graphite on Paper

MARY ANN RUTLEDGE

Levitation
2015
Wood, Ceramic and Bronze
Renaissance
2017
Wood, Aluminum and Ceramic

MATTHEW SCHENK

Odd Kitsch
2009
Oil on Panel

SAM SOET

Black Market
2015
Ash Wood and Bison Horn

AL WILDEY

Pyramid Scheme
2017
Digital Photographic Composite on Aluminum

ALBERT YOUNG

Chalice
2008
Welded Steel, Cast Glass

REBECCA ZEISS

In Search of Forgiveness
2016
Encaustic and Kozo Shi on Canvas