43rd Elkhart Juried Regional

The Midwest Museum of American Art is pleased to announce the 43rd Elkhart Juried Regional Art Exhibition, October 9 – December 19,
2021. This all-media competition is open to artists 18 years and older who are residents of Allen, DeKalb, Elkhart, Fulton, Huntington, Jasper,
Kosciusko, Lake, LaGrange, LaPorte, Marshall, Newton, Noble, Porter, Pulaski, St. Joseph, Starke, Steuben, Wabash or Whitley counties
in Indiana and Berrien, Branch, Cass, or St. Joseph counties in Michigan. Entries accepted: September 7-18, 2021. Judging: September 19, 2021. Notifications Mailed: September 20, 2021. Each entrant may submit one (1) or two (2) works which must be original in concept and execution, created within the last two (2) years, not completed under instruction and not previously exhibited at the Midwest Museum or any other competition within the region. An entry fee of $25 for one (1) work or $40 for two (2) works applies. 

2020 Award Winners

 Tim Ackerson, Edwardsburg, MI                     Apollo, wood                                                           Jim Rieckhoff Purchase Award

Mary Amador, Goshen, IN                           What Holds You Together?, mixed media      BEST MIXED MEDIA AWARD

Heidi Bailey, Warsaw, IN                                     Fairy Tales are Subject to Decay, mixed media                                                                                JACK & KAREN CITTADINE                              BEST OF SHOW         

Roni Balthes, Elkhart, IN                                    A Sunday Afternoon at the Art Institute, acrylic                                                                      BEST PAINTING AWARD

Diane Beecher, Granger, IN                                Farmers Friend, oil on porcelain                      Steve & Jane Poe Purchase Award

John Blosser, Goshen, IN                            Second Visitation, watercolor                   Craig Gibson Purchase Award             

Stephanie Carnell, Porter, IN                           Thus It Began, solarplate etching                  BEST PRINTMAKING AWARD

Cynthia Cooper, Middlebury, IN                Buddha, stoneware                                                  Scott & Kristin Mereness Purchase Award                                                                                We Are One, stoneware                                          John & Nicole Disher Purchase Award        

Frances Cox, Michiana Shores, IN
Fruit Bowl with Ribbon, oil
Susan & Mark Henshaw Purchase Award  

Kimberly DeNolf, South Bend, IN                  Sunset on Angela, oil                                                  Jonas Howard Memorial Merit Award for Painting

Patrick Dillon, Goshen, IN                      Crazy, mixed wood                                           Jack & Karen Cittadine Purchase Award 


Lea Goldman, South Bend, IN            Beauty, mixed media                                                Steve & Traci Bollero Purchase Award

Danny Graber, Elkhart, IN                            Nestled in Winter Quiet, digital photo            Mary Feddersen Memorial Purchase Award

Abner Hershberger, Goshen, IN
Field Disc, mixed media
Drs. Dan & Linda Burns Purchase Award

Todd Hoover, South Bend, IN                           Teach Your Children, digital photo                      BEST PHOTOGRAPHY AWARD

Suzanne Koenigsberg, Union Pier, MI
Platter (blue), ceramic
Cornerstone CPA Group, LLP Purchase Award

Bill Kremer, Cassopolis, MI
Sculptural Vessel #1, stoneware                        Steve Gruber Purchase Award                        Sculptural Vessel #2, stoneware                        John & Sharon Feddersen Purchase Award

Marilyn Kruger, Akron, IN
Sweet Temptations, acrylic                               Liz Borger Purchase Award    

Tuck Langland, Elkhart, IN
Frederick Douglass, urethane
Stan & June Disher Purchase Award

Dick Lehman, Goshen, IN                                   Twice-fired, side-fired Tall Jar, stoneware  Dr. Terry Bryant Purchase Award  

Susan Lehman, Elkhart, IN                                 Clouds and Dragons, paper collage                  Patty Brotherson Purchase Award


Richard Lemberg, Syracuse, IN
Sandhill Crane, steel                                            Dr. Wes Mark & Dr. Mary Harder Purchase Award                                                        Batten Memorial Merit Award for Sculpture

Marcy Rowe Mitchell, Dowagiac, MI            Pink Apron, acrylic                                              Tim & Meg Shelly Purchase Award   

Dora Natella, Granger, IN
Calliope, terra-cotta

Olga Orlovska-Soaltys, St. Joseph, MI        Sunflower Paradise,  reverse painting on glass                                                                              Dr. Malcolm Webber Purchase Award

Louise Pappageorge, Three Oaks, MI           Black Widow, mixed media                                  BEST SCULPTURE AWARD

Susan Ring, North Manchester, IN
Hoosier Haybunk, oil
Warrick & Boyn LLP Purchase Award

Justin Rothshank, Goshen, IN                        Jar,  wood-fired ceramic                                         Bill & Mary Kuhn Purchase Award

Efrain Saune, Elkhart, IN
Red-tailed Hawk, diamond willow wood
Isabell Bassett Purchase Award

Mark Shubert, Osceola, IN                                  Da Vinci Machine, assemblage                      Ken & Kathy Zienty Mixed Media Award

Michael Tudor, Elkhart, IN
Planked Bench, walnut wood
Dr. Rick & Cindy Burns Purchase Award

Earl Vandygriff, Granger, IN
Evening Finale, photograph
Jennifer Abrell & Dr. Gordon Hughes Purchase Award

Mark Wagner, Niles, MI                      Knotingham Pond,  wood
John Follmer Purchase Award

Kathy Zentz, Plymouth, IN                                   Morning Glow, fabric collage                            Robert Weed Corporation Purchase Award

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