9th Annual Spring Exhibition

 9th Annual Spring Sculpture Exhibition

Juried by Chris Daubert,

Professor & current head of the Art Department

at Sacramento City College

Awards for Oakwilde’s 9th Annual Spring Exhibition

Best in Show, Terry Peterson-Sacramento for “Burial Ground, 2016”- suspended in a redwood box, is a decaying rainbow trout stuffed with selected organic and inorganic materials, which will be revealed as the fish deteriorates. The process of decomposition is being documented by a camera inside the box that takes a picture every hour and uploads it to the internet. For a viewing of the piece go to: http://terrypetersonart.com/burial-ground

Juror’s Pick: Paul Taylor, Berkeley -“The Illusion of Control” a rhythmic sequence of vanishing points when looking through a grid of 25 posts with red tops perfectly level on a hill.

Merit Awards:

John Lukens – Sacramento for “The Brick Wall” which looks like a brick and mortar piece, but actually is copper and encaustic medium with sand.

Don Hall – Turlock for his art history totem piece called “Archaeologist Wet Dream”.

Kristin Lindseth- San Jose for her bronze sculpture titled “Spirit Mountain” a metaphor for the spiritual journey in life. Lindseth also won the People’s Choice Award.

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