M S Rezny Studio/Gallery is pleased to announce the finals in the national juried art competition Firmly Rooted 2016. Artists from 28 states submitted over 285 artworks of botanical interpretations in a variety of mediums. This year’s juror Stuart Horodner, Director of the University of Kentucky Art Museum, selected 29 artworks to be in the exhibit.
Of his selection for the exhibit Mr. Horodner stated “Artists have for centuries have used nature to inspire them, and have found innumerable ways to represent it. In jurying this exhibition, I tried to recognize a diverse range of approaches and media, acknowledging solid skills and conceptual rigor. My hope is that the accumulated works offer lively encounters for viewers of all ages and backgrounds.”
Cash awards will be presented at the artist’s reception July 15, 2016
The public is invited to vote on their “people’s choice” award.