May 23 through June 23
Ventures in Creativity 2022
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Best of Show 2022, Watercolor, "Drying Out"
By Tom DeSomer

2022

VENTURES in CREATIVITY   

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44rd Annual Ventures in Creativity, a juried exhibition sponsored by the Fort Wayne Artists Guild, showcases some of the area's finest art including oil and acrylic painting, watercolor, pastel, and more.

University of Saint Francis School of Creative Arts. May 23 - June 23. Free admission. 

Normal gallery hours are Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm Saturday 1-5pm

Rolland Art Center, University of Saint Francis, 2701 Spring Street, Fort Wayne IN.

Program and Catalogue

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Best of Show
"Drying Out", Watercolor
by Tom DeSomer

Oil/Acrylic

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First Place: Oil/Acrylic
Oil, "The Glow on 15th Street" 
by Hilarie Couture
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Second Place: Oil/Acrylic
Oil, "Grace at Every Turn"
by Rebecca Justice Schaab
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Third Place: Oil/Acrylic
Oil, "Saint Mary's Communion"
by Rebecca Cripe Burton

Watermedia

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First Place: Watermedia
Watercolor, "Working the River"
by John Kelty
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Second Place: Watermedia
Watercolor, "Evolution"
by Nancy Longmate
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Third Place: Watermedia
Watercolor, "Not Yet Spring"
by Anne Maddox

Open Media

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First Place: Open Media
"Giant Turtle" by Cynthia Ann Cooper
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Second Place: Open Media
"Consumed" by Lori Brubaker
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Third Place: Open Media
"Dandified Desert Dappers" by Vernon Bedel

Merit Awards

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Portrait
"Old Crow"
by Ann Johnson
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Landscape
"Our Town"
by Sam Hoffman
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Still Life
"Persimmons" 
by Marilyn Kruger
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3 - D
"Meditation"
by Steve Vachon
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Abstract
"Start of the Pilgrimage"
by John Leavell

Memorial Awards

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FWAG Memorial Award
"Alone in the Desert"
by Justin Johnson
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Catherine Cheney Memorial Award
"Remembering a Forgotten Song"
by Sue Davis
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Doyle Shady Memorial Award
"Spring Mill State Park"
by Heidi Malott
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Jill & Flori Padget Memorial Award
"Simmer Down"
by Brenda Stichter
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Ukranian Casualties Award
"Staring Dementia in the Face"
by Lylanne Musselman
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Ray Watkins Memorial Award
"Poetry of Loneliness"
by Sydney Spevak

SALES

All artwork on this page and pieces listed in the catalogue are for sale.

They may be purchased at the show running through June 23, 2022. Detail for sales is listed on the last page of the catalogue.