July 13 - August 9

Best of Show
"Harvest", oil
by Fred Doloresco


First Place: Oil/Acrylic
"Dia de Mercado (Market Day)" by Gwen Gutwein
Second Place: Oil/Acrylic
"Chicken Feed" by Sam Hoffman
Third Place: Oil/Acrylic
"Progressive" by Brenda Stichter


First Place: Watermedia
"Fountains" by John Kelty
Second Place: Watermedia
"Winter Stores" by Douglas Runyan
Third Place: Watermedia
"Cold Storage" by Thomas DeSomer

Open Media

First Place: Open Media
"Blood Moon" by Jon Detweiler
Second Place: Open Media
"Aunt Esther's New Coat, 1920s" by Diana Fair
Third Place: Open Media
"Desert Elegy" by Justin Johnson

Merit Awards

"Thoughts" by Lisa Rutledge
"Dahlia" by Maeve Cook
Still Life
"Miniature Roses" by Steve Creighton
"Songs for the Moon" by Sue Davis
3 - D
"What Did I Come in Here For?" by Jerri Martin
Judge : Shaun Dingwerth

Judge: Shaun Thomas Dingwerth has served as the Executive Director at the Richmond Art Museum, Richmond, Indiana, since 2004. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana. Before becoming the Executive Director, he served as the Director of Operations for five years and served on the Board of Trustees of the Richmond Art Museum for three years. An author, his publication, The Richmond Group Artists, was released by Indiana University Press in 2014. An exhibition based upon the book was held at the Indiana State Museum from November 7, 2015 through January 31, 2016. He has also had articles published in national art magazines including Plein Air Magazine and Fine Art Connoisseur. He is frequently asked to judge at area art exhibitions across Indiana and Ohio.


(click here to print prospectus)



Show runs through August 9th

Artist Pick-up:  Saturday, August 10, 10am -1pm

and Monday, August 12, 10am - 1pm

Drop-offs, Pick-ups, Reception and Awards will all

take place at the Rolland Art Center. 

Normal gallery hours for the show will be:

Monday - Friday 9am-5pm, Saturday 1-5pm 

Rolland Art Center, (1200 block of Leesburg Rd.) South of Spring St.

University of Saint Francis, 2701 Spring Street, Fort Wayne, IN


Any other information about the Ventures Show can

be found in the prospectus above.

The Fort Wayne Artists Guild is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization formed to promote interest in the fine arts, to further members’ artistic knowledge, and to encourage fellowship among members of the Guild and the arts community at large.

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P.O. Box 1347 Fort Wayne, IN 46869-3437

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