The Grand Center for Arts and Culture announces Artscape 2020 awards

NEW ULM — The 12th Annual ArtScape Juried Art Show opened December 3rd at The Grand Center for Arts and Culture in New Ulm. The 2020 show was one of the Grand’s most diverse shows with more than 90 submissions across both the adult and student categories. The Grand continued to award prizes this year thanks to their generous sponsors: Frandsen Wealth Management & Trust, Citizens Bank Minnesota, Bob Webb State Farm Insurance and Steve and Tori Vranich.

This year’s winners are:

Adult Category

1st Prize: Marjie Laizure, “Covid Nightingale”

2nd Prize: Patricia Beilke, “Interesting Currents”

3rd Prize: Lisa Bierer, “The Craving for Color”

Honorable Mention: Rebecca Alexander, “The Vault”

Honorable Mention: Susan Beck, “Ginger Grove”

Honorable Mention: Matt Johnson, “Door and Window”

Student Category

1st Prize: Marcarious Amoah, “The Beauty of Black”

2nd Prize: Irie Jenson, “Full Moon”

Honorable Mention: Ella Forst, “Mother Earth (Red Raw)”

Honorable Mention: Jacob Furth, “Old Blue at Sunset”

Honorable Mention: Libby Tonn, “Define Me”

A special thank you to all the artists who participated and made this year’s show exceptional. The public is invited to view the artwork during our Gallery hours (social distancing is possible in our Gallery). Gallery hours are Tuesday-Saturday, 12-5 p.m.


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