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.
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.
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
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.
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
Monroe City, MO
Back Stoop, watercolor