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2017 Juried Exhibition


Thank you to everyone who submitted work to BRAC's 2017 Juried Exhibition. The juror selected 75 pieces for exhibition from the over 150 pieces submitted. Please check the list below to see if your work has been selected.

Unaccepted work must be picked up:
Fri, Jan 13 (1-4pm) or Sat, Jan 14 (10am-2pm)

Accepted Artwork

Artist Name

Artwork Title
Glenn Abbott

Into the Woods
Sandra Alford

Texas Wildflower
JoAnne Anderson

Sweet Grass Artist
JoAnne Anderson

Turquoise Dress
Larry Bennett

Larry Bennett

The Road to Tuscany
Michael Nicholas Billingsley

Balance Act
Kerri Boyd

Kerri Boyd

Donna Bradley

Waiting for Spring
Pat Brown

Raymond Byram

Raymond Byram

Michael Cade

Shem Creek Trawlers
Michael Cade

Boone Fork Trail
Taylor Cansler

Price of Beauty
Judy Carlton

Wisconsin Winter
Warren Carpenter

Child's Play
Warren Carpenter

#18145 Maple Burl
Steven Chapp

Natura Morte
Steven Chapp

In Mourning
Vladimir Demidovich

Main Street
Tom Diamond

F. Berger Doyle

Nature's Art
Edie Fagan NWS, FWS

Bikers' Sunset
Marion Fanning

Up and Away
Danielle Fontaine

Closing Time… but You Can't Stay Here
Karen Foote

Summer Sweet Corn
Steve Garner

The Wood Pecker Rally
Kathy Garraty

Recollections II
Suzanne Glenn

Patti Gobel

Madison Hetzel

Anxious Architect
Brenda Hill

David's Secret
Brenda Hill

Melinda Hoffman

Lilly Pads, Maine
Gary Huntoon

Chakais - Blue
Gary Huntoon

Green Totem
Terry Jarrard-Dimond

Midnight Garden I
Terry Jarrard-Dimond

Midnight Garden II
Russell Jewell

Leading the Pack
William Jacob Johnson

Crystal Knope

Connestee Sunset at West Bay
Joy Kuby

Reflective Oasis
Julie Lamp

Palm Sheath Terrine
Julie Lamp

Swirled Urn
Karen Leigh

Karen Leigh

Lyon 89
Connie Lippert

Valerie Lowe

Wabi Sabi
Larry McCollough

Ancient of Days
Frank McGrath

Remnants of the Mill
Diane Milks

Jennifer Mills

Feeding Ducks
Jonathan Moore

Jonathan Moore

Court St at Midnight
Kathy Moore

The Change Maker
Aldo Muzzarelli

The Silence of Butterflies
Aldo Muzzarelli

Ephemeral Flight
Jacki Newell

The Light Changes
Ernie Norangolo

Cell Block 2
Linda Parsons

Shadows at the Opera House
Ray Richards

The Room
Ray Richards

I'll Fly Away
Jack Rookard

Image of a Nude
John Roose

Amy Smit

Lori Solymosi

My Deconstructed Garden
Ronald Stewart

Six Mile Creek Root Bowl
Beti Strobeck

Horses #2
Ali van den Broek

Stephanie Vissage

Drifting by the Sea - Driftwood Beach, Jekyll Island, GA
Nancy Wall

Shades of Yesteryear
Diana Walter

Dan Williams

Autum Trail


FRIDAY, JANUARY 20: 5:30 - 7:30 pm
Please join us on Friday, January 20 for our Opening Reception and Awards Presentation. View the amazing work in this year's Juried Exhibition, celebrate the award winners and enjoy light refreshments.


Jury Notification:

  • Wednesday, January 11

Pick-Up of Unaccepted Work:

  • Friday, January 13: 1:00 - 4:00 pm
  • Saturday, January 14: 10:00 - 2:00 pm


  • FRIDAY, JANUARY 20: 5:30 - 7:30 pm

Exhibition on View:

  • January 20 through March 1, 2017

Gallery Hours:

  • Wednesday-Friday: 1:00 - 4:00 pm
  • Saturdays: 9:00 am - Noon

End of Show Pick-Up:

  • Thursday, March 2: 1:00 - 4:00 pm
  • Friday, March 3: 1:00 - 4:00 pm
  • Saturday, March 4: 10:00 - 2:00 pm

Please contact BRAC with any questions or concerns at 864-710-6593.

ABOUT THE JUROR: Karen Derksen

Karen Derksen is currently the director of Winthrop University Galleries (WUG) and an instructor in the Department of Design at Winthrop. She holds an M.A. in Arts Administration and a B.A. in Art History (Curatorial Studies). As curator, her most recent exhibitions include: Man+Land+Water, creating a visual dialog examining global water issues to raise awareness about water's preciousness and how our human role impacts this precarious situation (Winthrop University); Between the Springmaid Sheets, examining Springmaid advertising from the 1950’s (Winthrop University Galleries, South Carolina Museum of Art, Columbia, SC); Material Reflex, exploring Sonya Clark’s symbolic and innovative interpretation of material as a reflection of personal and cultural identity (Winthrop University Galleries, Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA); and Shift, a collaborative format faculty exhibition.

She has coordinated a number of community collaborative projects including the public art installation of Carla Stetson’s The Red Line in downtown Rock Hill, MUSE Fest, Pecha Kucha Charlotte, and the Artist and Civic Engagement Projects (ACE) at Winthrop. She is currently a board member and the Selection Committee Chair for the Women’s Arts Initiative in Rock Hill, SC. She has served as a juror for a number of regional exhibitions, acted as the volunteer installationcrew-chief for the Penland Gala Auction and served as a member of the Edmonton Arts Council Festival Granting Jury and the Center for Craft, Creativity and Design 2011 Craft Research Fund Grants Review Panel. Karen is also a founding member of Media, Art, Design, Exposed (M.A.D.E.) in Edmonton, an organization formed to raise public awareness about design.

Download the Exhibition Prospectus for full show details.