High School Art Show
March 13 – April 13
Presented in partnership with ROBERT B. and MARIANNA S. WRIGHT in memory of SHIRLEY K. WRIGHT (1929-2003), in cooperation with the EVANSVILLE MUSEUM GUILD and ANITA DUNCAN
For 51 years, the Museum has honored young artists from southwestern Indiana through the presentation of the HIGH SCHOOL ART SHOW. Students currently enrolled in Grades 9 through 12 in public and private schools in Vanderburgh, Warrick, Pike, Posey, and Gibson Counties in Indiana will enter work in the categories of painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, jewelry, textiles, ceramics, photography and commercial design.
The March 13 – April 13 Old Gallery exhibition will open with an awards reception on Thursday, March 13 at 7 p.m. Volunteers from the Museum Guild and Museum Docent Association anticipate nearly 800 entries for review by juror Alisa Holen, associate professor of art at the University of Southern Indiana.
Amy Musia Sculpture
March 30 – July 6
Sculptor, designer, and photographer Amy Musia specializes in site specific works of art for healthcare environments, public spaces and corporate and private collections. In her 30-year career, Musia has completed numerous public commissions including Bend in the River on Evansville’s riverfront. Her sculpture is included in the Evansville Museum’s permanent collection and has been exhibited in competitive and invitational exhibitions across the country.
A graduate of the University of Southern Indiana, Amy Musia serves on the Evansville Public Art Commission and has been an active member of the Evansville Greenway Art Committee. She is represented by the Begley Art Source, a division of the Evansville Museum Shop.
New work by this accomplished Evansville artist will be featured from March 30 – July 6 in the John Streetman Alcove.
Artist in Residence
March 30 – July 6
Presented in partnership with the MARTHA AND MERRITT DEJONG FOUNDATION, the DAUS FAMILY FOUNDATION in memory of JOHN J. DAUS, JR. and the ROBERT G. GRAVES FAMILY, in honor of VIRGINIA G. SCHROEDER
For two decades, the Martha and Merritt deJong Foundation has supported the Museum’s artist residency program. In celebration of this commitment to bringing artists from across the United States to Evansville to exhibit their work and conduct weeklong classes, this year’s exhibition showcases work by all twenty artists.
The March 30 – July 6 Main Gallery exhibition will be drawn from the Museum’s permanent collection and will feature new paintings, drawings and prints on loan from many of the artists.