Exhibit Information

Midwest Seasons, 20th annual national juried exhibition

Center for the Visual Arts, in the Gallery on Artsblock, Wausau, WI
January 15 - February 28, 2010
Juror: Daniel Atyim, University of Wisconsin – Stout, Menomonie, WI

Midwest Seasons, a national juried exhibition at the Center for the Visaul Arts in Wausau, WI., showcases entries from American and occassionally international artists and celebrates the beauty and power of the Midwest seasons.

Juror Daniel Atyim, originally from Southern California, received a BFA from Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles and an MFA from Syracuse University in Syracuse, NY. He has taught drawing and painting at Syracuse University and the National Academy School in New York. He has been a visiting artist lecturer at Cazenovia College, Cazenovia, NY and Coker College in Hartsville, SC. Currently living and making stuff in Eau Claire, WI, he teaches Foundation Design classes at the University of Wisconsin – Stout in Menomonie.

The recipient of a Special Opportunity Grant from the New York Foundation of the Arts, he has also received many awards including the Everson Biennial Best in Show and the Dorothy Shaffer Award from Syracuse University. In 2001, he was a resident at the Hungarian Multicultural Center Artists Residency Program in Balatonfured, Hungary. In addition to his participation in group shows across the country, his solo exhibitions include Coker College, Hartsville, SC, the Everson Museum and the Delevan Center, Syracuse, NY and the Parks Gallery, Taos, NM.

Text from Midwest Seasons exhibit prospectus.

Best of Show Award
"We Could Live in a Cabin in the Woods" was awarded Best of Show.

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