Visual Arts Faculty Work

Faculty Awards

PETER POHLE

 Peter Pohle's (Digital Illustration) "The Journey" is a winning entry in the 46th annual of the creative quarterly magazine. 


CHARLES PEER

 

Scrap Metal, Precious Metal

 

 

Charles Peer’s (Visual Arts) painting, "Scrap Metal, Precious Metal," was selected to be part of the International Association of Pastel Societies' 30th Juried Exhibition in Albuquerque, New Mexico this summer. This exhibit is in conjunction with its international convention that happens every two years. 

October 2017: his painting, “Rusted Workman”, was awarded an Honorable Mention in the 2017 Pastel 100 competition, which will be featured in the April issue of the Pastel Journal. 100 painting were selected for the show from over 2300 entries. 

October 2017: had two paintings accepted into the 2017 Illinois River Salon exhibit. The exhibit will be from November 2-26 at the Fayetteville Underground. The two pieces are “Cincinnati Barn” 14”x18” and “Oh Lovely Guardians” 12”x9”.

November 2017: painting “Alley” was awarded the Best of Show at the 2017 Arkansas Pastel Society's National Exhibition. The exhibit will be on display at the Butler Center in Little Rock, AR through Feb. 24.

January 2018:  had two paintings, Sycamore Sisters and Oh, Lovely Guardian, selected for the 2018 Richeson 75 Small Works Competition.  He has had two additional paintings, Only a Moment and Backyard Morning, chosen for a Meritorious recognition in the same competition.  The exhibit will be on display at the Richeson School of Art gallery in Kimberly WI and online Feb 21-April 7.

February 2018: his painting, Oh, Lovely Guardian, was awarded First Place in Other Media (other than oils and acrylics) in the 2018 Richeson 75 Exhibit for Small Works. The exhibit will run through April 7th at the Richeson School of Art & Gallery in Kimberly, WI.


BOBBY MARTIN

 

August-December 2017: Return from Exile was delivered and installed at its next venue, the Fine Art Museum at the Bardo Arts Center, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, North Carolina. WCU received a $25,000 National Endowment for the Arts grant to display the show and fund a major symposium in November.

August 2017: Participated in the 96th Annual Santa Fe Indian Market, the largest Native American art event in the world, where he received an Honorable Mention in the mixed media category.


DAVE ANDRUS

 

 

Fisher Ford Morning

 

Oklahoma Backroad

 

October 2017: Two paintings were accepted into the 2017 Illinois River Salon exhibit. The exhibit will be from November 2-26 at the Fayetteville Underground. The two pieces are Fisher Ford Morning, 11 x 14, plein air oil on board, and Oklahoma Backroad, 12 x 12, plein air oil on board.

January 2018: had two paintings accepted into the nationally juried show at the Rice Gallery of Fine Art in Overland Park, Kansas. The show opens February 16 and runs for about 4 weeks.