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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 Platinum
Larry Bennett The Road to Tuscany
Michael Nicholas Billingsley Balance Act
Kerri Boyd Hope
Kerri Boyd Clematis
Donna Bradley Waiting for Spring
Pat Brown Ripples
Raymond Byram Sanctuary
Raymond Byram Shenandoah
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 Undercurrent
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 Heron
Patti Gobel Apples
Madison Hetzel Anxious Architect
Brenda Hill David’s Secret
Brenda Hill Transitions
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 HDT
Crystal Knope Connestee Sunset at West Bay
Joy Kuby Reflective Oasis
Julie Lamp Palm Sheath Terrine
Julie Lamp Swirled Urn
Karen Leigh Carniscape
Karen Leigh Lyon 89
Connie Lippert Bloom
Valerie Lowe Wabi Sabi
Larry McCollough Ancient of Days
Frank McGrath Remnants of the Mill
Diane Milks Sun-Light-House
Jennifer Mills Feeding Ducks
Jonathan Moore August
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 Norman
Amy Smit Contemplating
Lori Solymosi My Deconstructed Garden
Ronald Stewart Six Mile Creek Root Bowl
Beti Strobeck Horses #2
Ali van den Broek Motion
Stephanie Vissage Drifting by the Sea – Driftwood Beach, Jekyll Island, GA
Nancy Wall Shades of Yesteryear
Diana Walter Heritage
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.