For this year’s One Read art exhibit, we asked artists from Mid-Missouri to submit works that that explore the experiences of of isolation and confinement. We thank all of the contributing artists and we extend a special congratulations to the winners listed below. Thanks also to our judges for their careful consideration of the entries and for providing us with comments on the winning pieces.
You can view the entire exhibit virtually at www.orrstreetstudios.com through September 26.
“Black Hole,” is both a unique take on the theme and very recognizable form of isolation. We all have felt confined by our technology, and this piece cleverly puts the viewer in the first-person perspective. The shading and detail accomplished in the medium of tapestry is very impressive.
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A One Read Art Exhibit
Orr Street Studios (106 Orr Street, Columbia and orrstreetstudios.com)
“I suppose a room is the summation of all that has happened inside it”
~ Amor Towles, “A Gentleman in Moscow”
Inspired by this year’s One Read book “A Gentleman in Moscow” we invite Mid-Missouri artists ages 16 and older to contribute works that explore the experiences of isolation and confinement.
Cash prizes will be awarded for three winners, sponsored by Columbia’s Office of Cultural Affairs. The third place winner will receive $50, second place $75 and first place $125 plus a one-year membership to the Columbia Art League.
The exhibit will take place September 5-26 and will be viewed virtually at www.orrstreetstudios.com.
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For this year’s One Read art exhibit, we asked artists from Mid-Missouri to submit works that that explore what lies beneath the surface — of land, of water, the mask of a loved-one’s face or a well-worn story. To expose something hidden. Thank you to all the artists who participated!
At the awards reception on September 7, the following winners were announced. Congratulations to all!
“Anhedonia” (charcoal) by Amberlin Jeanne
For this year’s One Read art exhibit, we asked artists from Mid-Missouri to submit works that shelter or dwellings of any kind – homes, neighborhoods, families or places that give people or animals refuge. Thank you to all the artists who participated!
At the awards reception on September 1, the following winners were announced. Congratulations to all! The exhibit will be on display at Orr Street Studios through September 22.
“Back in the Day,” acrylic
by Larry Carver