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Exhibit juror Ron Monsma, ...
Exhibit juror Ron Monsma, Associate Professor of Drawing & Painting, Indiana University, South Bend, selected 68 pieces (out of 132 entries) for the show and chose ten of the works to receive awards.
He stated, "Many of the winners stand out and, in my view, have a certain indefinable something, a mood maybe, or they simply present a striking image.
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has been painting and teaching for more than 20 years; h e is currently an Assistant Professor of Drawing and Painting at
has exhibited extensively in solo and group shows across the country, and h is work is represented in private and corporate collections throughout the
114th Annual Exhibition of Richmond and Area Artists - Richmond Art Museum
Ron Monsma has been teaching drawing and painting at Indiana University South Bend since 1997.
work has been exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago
and recognized with numerous awards and solo exhibitions in Chicago, Indianapolis and Cincinnati.
is represented in many private and corporate collections throughout the United States and Europe.
In 2000 a number of his
works were showcased in the Chinese book Contemporary American Oil Painting published by Jilin Press
Ron's pastel work has appeared numerous times in other publications as well including The Pastel Journal, International Artist Magazine, Art News Magazine and The Artist's Magazine
In 2006 his
work appeared in Pure Color, the Best of Pastel published by Northlight Books
and in the book 20th Century Indiana Landscape Painters.
In 2001 Ron
received the Diane B. Bernhard Gold Medal Award for Excellence and was awarded the 2008 Jack Richeson Best of Show Award in the 9th Annual Pastel 100 competition sponsored by The Pastel Journal
Gallery artists include Anthony Ackrill, John Michael Carter, Johanne Cullen, Randy Ford, Carlos Gamez de Francisco, Daniel E. Greene, Rob Jefferson, Anne-Marie Kornachuk, Larissa Morais, Ron Monsma, photographers Douglas Kirkland and Tyler Shields, and sculptors Bill Starke and Rondle West.
Additional regional artists are Ron Monsma
of Indiana, and Graceann Warn of Michigan.
Included in the show are: Anthony Ackrill, John Agnew, Daud Akhriev, Stephen Bach, Helen Crispino, Donald Dahlke, Isabelle du Toit, Michael Fitts, Daniel E. Greene
, Karen Hollingsworth, Timothy Jahn, Rob Jefferson, Anne-Marie Kornachuk, Otto Lange, Ron Monsma
, James O'Neil, Jonathan Queen, Pamela Sienna, Terry Strickland, Chris Thomas, Leah Waichulis, Eric Wert, John Whipple, Dennis Wojtkiewicz, and Vic Vicini.
7/17: Ron Monsma- Pastel
Ron Monsma: Realities
Meet the Artist
Friday, October 22, 6 - 8 pm
Miller Gallery is proud to announce a long-awaited, highly anticipated show of new works by one of our most respected artists -- Ron Monsma , Assistant Professor of Drawing and Painting at Indiana University, South Bend.
is renowned for his
dramatic, often narrative works in pastel.
creates lyrical and provocative still lifes, figures, and landscapes in pastel and oil.