Show draws up winners


The Southern Indiana Center for the Arts has announced the winners of its annual judged art show.

This year’s contest, which is open to all SICA members, had 31 entries and was sponsored by Edward Jones Financial Services offices in Seymour.

Winning artists received ribbons and prizes for their entries, all of which are on display to the public through September at the arts center, 2001 N. Ewing St., in Seymour. Some pieces are even for sale.

Those receiving recognition for their work were:

Acrylic/Oil painting

First place: Sally Patton of North Vernon, “Early Winter”

Second place: Judy Carter of Seymour, “The Window”

Third place: Sally Patton, “Early Spring”


First place: Judy Carter, “Larrison’s”

Second place: Ruth Bateman of Brownstown, “Bloomin’ Cactus”


First place: Joe Persinger of Seymour, “Wild Goose Island: Glacier National Park”

Second place: Barbara Martin of Medora, “Journey to Price”

Third place: Eric DiBlasi Jr. of Seymour, “Seymour in the Snow”

2-dimensional and 3-dimensional art

First place: Mary Brandt of Seymour, “Hummer on Trumpet Vine,” a wood carving

Second place: Betty Johnson of Seymour, “medium bowl with slip pattern,” pottery

Third place: Mary Brandt, “Home at Last,” a wood carving


First place: Xander Good of Seymour, “Grayscale Still Life”

Second place: Luke Lanam of Seymour, “Luke”

Third place: Luke Lanam, “Falcon F7”

Edward Jones Seymour Offices’ Sponsor’s Choice

Judy Carter: “Larrison’s” a charcoal drawing

SICA is also planning its annual Artful Affair fundraising event “A Night of HeART and Soul.”

The dinner, dance and auction will take place Sept. 12 at the Pines Evergreen Room in Seymour.

Cost is $50 per person. Reservations must be made ahead of time, by calling SICA at 812-522-2278 or online at Tickets will not be sold at the door.

This year’s Artful Affair will not feature a live auction as it has in the past. There will be a silent auction from 6:30 to 8:15 p.m., and winning bidders will be announced after the close of the auction.

Heavy appetizers and a cash bar will be available at 7 p.m.

The popular local band Enos Road featuring lead singer Fred Booker will perform Motown and classic rock music.

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