44th Northwest Artists' Exhibition
July 21st - August 30th, 2023
The Northwest Artists' Exhibition is an annual juried exhibition open to those who live in or near Northwestern North Carolina.
Juror: Tonya Bottomley
44th Annual Northwest Artists' Exhibition Winners
Best in Show- Margaret Bloomfield Award ($500): “But Now I Want to Fly” by Lori Hill
Most Creative Imagination- Edith Marie Carter Award ($100): “C3PO with Baby Space Kraken” by Henry Orszula
Division I: Paintings, Drawings, etc.
First Place ($200): “Dusk” by Susan Conway
Second Place ($150): “Reflection” by Karen Breit
Third Place ($75): “Hidden Garden” by Peggy DeLaney Laine
Division II: Sculpture, Pottery, Wood, etc.
First Place ($200): “DaDa Table” by Richard Greenwood
Second Place ($150): “Fire Flower” by Keegan Watson
Third Place ($75): “Constellation 23” by Dwayne Hash
Division III: Mixed Media, Fiber, Collage
First Place ($200): “Seascape” by Susan Van Wyk
Second Place ($150): “Olympiad” by Meredith Janssen
Third Place ($75): “Not Your Grandma’s Log Cabin” by Kim Tetzlaff
“Meetinghouse (March 9-10, 1945) ” by Patrick Joseph Richardson
“Too Close!” by Kim Michels
“Kinship / Kinfolk” by Doug Peters
Thank you to Richard Searcy at Wilkes Hardware, Tom Carnes, Rob Horn, Jim Trice, Todd Felts, Beverly Story, and Artists Thrive for assisting with the prep and hanging of this exhibition. Thank you to Tonya Bottomley for being the juror in this year’s Northwest Artists’ Exhibition.
Best in Show-
Margaret Bloomfield Award:
"But Now I Want to Fly"
by Lori Hill
Most Creative Imagination -
Edith Marie Carter Award:
"C3PO with Baby
by Henry Orszula
by Tom Carnes