43rd Elkhart Juried Regional
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.
2021 Award Winners
Tim Ackerson, Edwardsburg, MI.
Bill & Mary Kuhn Purchase Award
Mary Burke, Berrien Springs, MI.
Flower Line, acrylic and ink
JACK & KAREN CITTADINE
BEST OF SHOW
John Cassady, Sturgis, MI.
Window Shopping, oil
Tim & Meg Shelly Purchase Award
Cynthia Cooper, Middlebury, IN.
Four Turtles, ceramic
John & Nicole Disher Purchase Award
William & Jeanne Batten memorial Merit Award for Sculpture
Frances Cox, Michiana Shores, IN.
Bowl of Plums, oil
BEST PAINTING AWARD
Bowl of Ornaments, oil
Dr. Elizabeth Elliott Purchase Award
Steve Creighton, Warsaw, IN.
Joplin Vase with Peonies, oil
Isabell Bassett Purchase Award
Kevin Firme, Beverly Shores, IN.
Water Spirit, glass and steel
Susan & Mark Henshaw Purchase Award
Linda Fritschner, Elkhart, IN.
Retired Railroad Cars, acrylic
Warrick & Boyn, LLP Purchase Award
Gene Gamber, Elkhart, IN.
Jon & Meghan Wenger Purchase Award
Daniel Giddings, South Bend, IN.
On the Way Out, india ink
BEST DRAWING AWARD
Bryan Graham, South Bend, IN.
Autumn Down Hill, wood
BEST SCULPTURE AWARD
Gwen Gutwein, Fort Wayne, IN.
Many Seasons, oil
Steve & Jane Poe Purchase Award
Charles Havens, Elkhart, IN.
Untitled-Lidded Vessel, wood
John Folmer Purchase Award
Patricia Herman, Michigan City, IN.
Ode to A Sycamore, #1, ink and watercolor
Connie Fulmer Purchase Award
Clare Hoinville, Niles, MI.
Primary Colors, oil
Steve Gruber Purchase Award
William Kremer, Cassopolis, MI.
Sculptural Vessel #1, stoneware
BEST CERAMIC AWARD
Craig Gibson Purchase Award
Sculptural Vessel #2, stoneware
Dr. Terry Bryant Purchase Award
Stacy Lankford, Cassopolis, MI.
County Fair, digital photograph
Mary Feddersen Memorial Purchase Award
Dick Lehman, Goshen, IN.
Tree on Tree with Kintsugi Lightning Strike, stoneware
Scott & Kristin Mereness Purchase Award
Sunday Mahaja, Goshen, IN.
Joy Givers, metal
Dr. Dan & Dr. Linda Burns Purchase Award
Line Dancer, metal
Jennifer Abrell & Dr. Gordon Hughes Purchase Award
Valerie McBride, Grabill, IN.
It’s All About Paper
BEST MIXED MEDIA
Dr. Rick & Cindy Burns Purchase Award
Don Mishler, Goshen, IN.
Behind the Barn, silver gelatin print
BEST PHOTOGRAPHY AWARD
Deborah Robinson Miller, Columbia City, IN.
Girl with Vintage Hat, oil
Ken & Kathy Zienty Merit Award for Mixed Media
Justin Rothshank, Goshen, IN.
Jar with Bryn’s Drawings, stoneware
Jack & Angie Welter Purchase Award
Nalia Suleiman, Goshen, IN.
The Bouquet, acrylic
Cornerstone CPA Group Purchase Award
Sharon Teska, South Bend, IN.
Silent Night Watch, wood
Tom Soper Memorial Purchase Award
Michael Thompson, Granger, IN.
Stan & June Disher Purchase Award
Paul Troyer, Goshen, IN.
Mostly Mahogany, wood
Patty Brotherson Purchase Award
Michael Tudor, Elkhart, IN.
Walnut Bench II, wood
Dr. Wes Mark & Dr. Mary Harder Purchase Award
Mark Vander Vinne, Porter, IN.
Autumn Spirit, oil
John & Sharon Feddersen Purchase Award
The Wishing Tree, oil
Liz Borger Purchase Award
Jackie Welsh, South Bend, IN.
Share the Cherries?, oil
Jonas Howard Memorial Merit Award for Painting
Kathy Zentz, Plymouth, IN.
Twilight, fabric collage
David & Dawn Weed Purchase Award
Thomas Zuber, New Paris, IN.
Steve & Traci Bollero Purchase Award