Welcome to the Carnegie Art Showcase.
The Carnegie Art Showcase is an all media juried exhibition that was open to entries from artists, age 18 and over, residing in all areas of Central and Northern California. A panel of professional artists, educators and curators selected 90 works from among the 244 entries for inclusion in the exhibition, an annual event.
The exhibition includes pieces by 49 artists from throughout the region, including Altaville, Ceres, Clovis, Coarsegold, Cressey, Fairfax, Fresno, Hughson, La Grange, Mariposa, Merced, Modesto, Oakdale, Ripon, Tracy, and Turlock. Works include paintings, drawings, photographs, sculpture, ceramics, digital art and mixed media compositions.
The judges for the 2018 Showcaseare Louisa Benhissen, painter and professor at Merced College; Penny Otwell, painter; and Brian Taylor, photographer and Director of the Center for Photographic Arts, Carmel.
William Harris, The Laundromat, watercolor
Best Of Show, Carnegie Art Showcase 2018.
© William Harris, 2018
Awards of Excellence
Leslee Adams, Abandoned, photograph
Hudson Berdino, Reading, oil on canvas
Awards of Merit
Vicky Boese, Ruth, ceramic
Jack Morris, Model Stand, oil on canvas
Donna Wayman-Maurer, Spirit of America (Amelia Earhart), oil on canvas
Virginia White, Grange Feeds, Modesto, watercolor
Linda Abbott, No Trespassing, will on panel
Margarita Anderson, Just North of Fort Bragg, acrylic on panel
William Conrad, Dammit Cinderella, Where Are Our Drinks?, watercolor
David Dolan, A Dream of Cranes, mixed media (woven paper, found images)
Barbara Gill, Pedernal Campsite, watercolor
Nathaniel Oliveira, What is Sakura?, acrylic and gold leaf on canvas