Mary S. Oakley & Lee Lindsay Artist Showcase

2016 Mary S. Oakley and Lee Lindsay Artists Showcase

Nov 18, 2016 - Jan 12, 2017

The Mary S. Oakley & Lee Lindsay Artists Showcase is open to artists 18 years of age and older living within a 50-mile radius of Quincy. Artists belonging to the Quincy Artist Guild and the Great River Water- color Society living outside that region are also eligible to enter. Artists may enter work in any medium. 

All works must have been completed within the last three years (nothing before November 2013) and must not have been previously exhibited at the Art Center or our satellite exhibit spaces: Art Bar, located at the Hy-Vee Market Cafe & Bar on Broadway or at the Quincy Medical Group Gastroenterology Center at 1118 Hampshire St. Quincy Art Center Director and President and their family members are ineligible to enter. 2016 MSOLL Entry Form

Juror Erin Buczynski, Director of University Galleries, Exhibitions & Collections at Bradley
University in Peoria, IL.


Entrance Requirements

Each artist may submit up to three works. There is a $25 entry fee for two works and an additional $5 for the third work. Only works hand-delivered to the Art Center by November 7 at 4 p.m. will be eligible for judging. Works must fit through a standard double doorway. Maximum dimensions are 6’ for width, height, and depth.

Due to the wide variety of visitors at the Art Center,
all entries must be appropriate for viewing by all ages. QAC reserves the right to refuse any work that may be considered potentially offensive.

Receiving and Reclaiming

All entries must be hand-delivered and picked-up by the artist or his agent during these hours:
Fri. Nov. 4 | Sat. Nov. 5 | Mon. Nov. 7
9 a.m. - 4 p.m. each day
Pick-up of non-accepted works:
Sat. Nov. 12 & Mon. Nov. 14
9 a.m. - 4 p.m. each day
Pick-up of accepted works:
Thurs. Jan. 12 │4-6 p.m.
Fri. Jan. 13│Sat. Jan. 14 │9 a.m. - 4 p.m. each day


All wall-hung work must be framed and/or equipped with hanging devices. All other work must be ready to install. When matting, white or off-white mat board is recommended unless the mat is considered part of the piece. The Art Center reserves the right to install accepted works in any manner deemed necessary for exhibition or security reasons.

The Judging Process

Juror: TBA

Each year a different person from outside the region with expertise in the visual arts is selected to choose the work for the exhibit and award the prizes. The staff and board of the Art Center are never involved in this selection process.



The Quincy Art Center will provide insurance on all works while they are at the Art Center. Artists are encouraged to secure their own insurance during delivery to and from the Art Center. Indicate the insurance value on all entered works, including those which are not for


$1200 Best of Show
$400 Second Place
$300 Third Place
$100 Merit Award (3)
$50 Honorable Mention (4)


Sales to the public will be encouraged. The Quincy Art Center will retain a 30% commission. Sales prices must reflect this commission. Sales price and insurance value must be the same.

Exhibition Brochure

The Art Center will produce an illustrated brochure to accompany the exhibition. The Center reserves the right to photograph all exhibited works and to use the photographs for educational and/or publicity purposes.

New! Artist Listing

Artists that are members of the Quincy Art Center have the option to be listed on our website. These listings will be public and used by the Art Center to connect artists with patrons. Please fill out the attached link if you would like to be listed. Member Artist Listings Form

2016 Award Winners

Best of Show-$1,200 to Jennifer Bock-Nelson of Quincy, IL for Return, oil

Second Place-$400 to Steve Ryan of Quincy, IL for Brothers Keeper, stoneware

Third Place-$300 to Ann Miller Titus of Quincy, IL for Her Seams Were Always Straight, fiber

Merit Award-$100 to Jeffery Bruce of Quincy, IL for It Happened Slowly, mixed media

Merit Award-$100 to Kevin Warning of Quincy, IL for Aurora Borealis Caves, acrylic

Merit Award-$100 to Bruce Morton of Bowen, IL for Forgottonia- The Audience #495, photography        

Merit Award-$100 to John Nelson of Quincy, IL for Sleep, acrylic

Honorable Mention -$50 Carol Burns of Palmyra, MO for Hidden Habitat, handmade paper

Honorable Mention -$50 to Jessica Martin of Canton, MO for You Ruin Me, photography

Honorable Mention -$50 to K. Nadine Mitchell of Quincy, IL for Summer Table, oil

Honorable Mention -$50 to Joe Conover of Quincy, IL for Feeling Square, encaustic

2015 Best of Show

Kelly Eddington

Monroe City, MO

Back Stoop, watercolor