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Tour Appalachia at the Bowen Appalachian Mountain Treasures Juried Photo Show

Show hosts Bowen Center for the Arts, Georgia ForestWatch and The Georgia Chapter of the Sierra Club held their Awards Reception for their Appalachian Mountain Treasures Photo Show March 3rd.

This juried event attracted 66 Southeastern professional and amateur photographers to compete for over $4,000 in prizes and awards. Cash prize sponsors for this event, who provided $500 for first prize and $250 for second, were The Dobbs Fund, The Bowen Center for the Arts, North Georgia Community Foundation, Mohawk Carpet Foundation and the Georgia Chapter of the Sierra Club. Merchandize sponsors were Patagonia, Len Foote Hike Inn and the Bowen.

PHOTO AWARDS

Best of Show

The Bowen Center for the Arts award: Peter Pino, Misty Morning Visitor

Landscape category

1st The Dobbs Fund award: Tom Reed, Red Barn

2nd The Dobbs Fund award: Harriet Dye, Morning Storm

3rd Patagonia and The Bowen awards: Deborah Larsen, Fall Foliage

Native Animal category

1st North Georgia Community Foundation award: Connie White, I’m Up Here Moma

2nd The Dobbs Fund award: Lucy Banks, Monarch on Goldenrod

3rd Len Foote Hike Inn award: Mary Jo Cox, Watching the Herd

Native Plant category

1st The Georgia Chapter of the Sierra Club award: Randy Lewis, Turk’s Cap Lily

2nd The Dobbs Fund award: Randy Lewis, White Anemone

3rd Patagonia and The Bowen awards: Diane Kirkland, Turkey Tail Fungus

Cultural category

1st Mohawk Carpet Foundation award: Bob Kelley, Appalachian Lumber Mill

2nd The Dobbs Fund award: Bob Kelley, Days End

3rd Patagonia and The Bowen awards: Diane Kirkland, Folk Artist

 

The Bowen wishes to thank all those who contributed their time and talent in artwork, as well as the incredible volunteers who make it work. Also a special thanks to Judges Larry Winslett of Dahlonega, GA, Peter McIntosh of Clayton, GA and Horace Hamilton of Duluth, GA. They created a one of a kind show of over 126 works from the 253 entries received. These judges will also have work on display.

Come tour the Appalachian at The Bowen Center for the Arts located at 334 Highway 9 North, Dawsonville, .1 miles north of the historic square. The Bowen Art Center hours are Tuesday through Friday 10-4 and Saturday 12-4. All exhibits are free and open to the public.

Visit www.bowenarts.org or call 706.216.ARTS(2787) for more information.

Appalachian Mountain Treasures Juried Photo Show

The Bowen Center for the Arts, Georgia ForestWatch and The Georgia Chapter of the Sierra Club are hosts for the Appalachian Mountain Treasures Photo Show which will be on display at The Bowen March 3 to April 13, 2018.

Visitors can tour over 134 photographs of Appalachian mountain forests and communities. This 250 million year old mountain range is the second oldest in North America. Even if you haven’t hiked these mountain and regions, you can experience these incredible vistas in the charming Bowen gallery.

This juried event attracted 66 Southeastern professional and amateur photographers to compete for over $3,500 in prizes and awards. Sponsors for this event include The Dobbs Fund, The Bowen Center for the Arts, North Georgia Community Foundation, Mohawk Carpet Foundation, Georgia Chapter of the Sierra Club, Len Foote Hike Inn and Patagonia.

Judges for this event are professionals Larry Winslett of Dahlonega, GA, Peter McIntosh of Clayton, GA and Horace Hamilton of Duluth, GA. They created a one of a kind show of over 126 works from the 253 entries received. These judges will also have work on display.

Don’t miss this show. Come tour the Appalachian at The Bowen Center for the Arts located at 334 Highway 9 North, Dawsonville, just north of the historic square. The Bowen Art Center hours are Tuesday through Friday 10-4 and Saturday 12-4. All exhibits are free and open to the public.

Visit www.bowenarts.org or call 706.216.ARTS(2787) for more information.

Earth to Bowen

The Bowen Center for the Arts will feature the Georgia Clay Council Exhibit February 3-23, 2018.  Beautiful clay pieces by numerous talented member artists will be on display for sale. Join us in welcoming this group at the Opening Reception Saturday, February 3 from 1:00-3:00pm.

Georgia Clay Council at Bowen Center for the Arts

The Georgia Clay Council was founded in 2003. They are a non-profit organization comprised of 43 members who are full time studio potters, sculptors, amateur enthusiasts, art educators and students, all sharing a common bond – the love of working with clay. Using a variety of methods, they make pieces which are functional, figurative, decorative and anything in between. Their Mission Statement states they are dedicated to meeting the needs of clay artists and potters of Georgia by providing opportunities and environment for cultural and educational growth. The Council works hard to promote “all things clay” in Georgia.

The Bowen Center for the Arts is located at 334 Highway 9 North, Dawsonville, just north of the historic square. Art Center hours are Tuesday through Friday 10-4 and Saturday 12-4.

Visit www.bowenarts.org or call 706.216.ARTS(2787) for more information.