31st Annual Great Outdoor Art Contest
sat14sep7:00amsat4:00pm31st Annual Great Outdoor Art ContestSince 1989
Saturday, September 14, 7:00am - Saturday, September 14, 4:00pm
T.C. Steele State Historic Site
4220 T.C. Steele Rd. Nashville, Indiana 47448
The 31st Great Outdoor Art Contest on Saturday, September 14, 2019 had 69 registered artists working at the site and in and around Brown County. First-place and People’s Choice winning
The 31st Great Outdoor Art Contest on Saturday, September 14, 2019 had 69 registered artists working at the site and in and around Brown County. First-place and People’s Choice winning artwork is now on display through September 30 in the Brown County Art Guild in downtown Nashville!
Special thanks to Johnny’s Grub to Go for providing a buffet lunch, and to Stephen and Nancy Dickey, for performing an old time concert on banjo and fiddle! Special thanks also to judges Wyatt LeGrand and Larry Rudolech.
Great Outdoor Art Contest 2019
People’s Choice Adult: Karen Roland, Greensburg, KY.
People’s Choice Youth: Anna Kelson, Bloomington, Ind.
Teens Age 13 through 17
First Place: Anna Kelson, Bloomington, Ind.
Children Age 12 and Under
First Place: Meilynn Hess, Spencer, Ind.
Second Place: Luna Stone Crespo, Bloomington, Ind.
Third Place: Claire Hendershot, Nashville, Ind.
Honorable Mention: Grace Whittemore, Daleville; Chloe Gautier, Bloomington; Violet Whittemore, Daleville; Brooke Becher, Carmel; Dylan Tiernan, Nashville; Norah Tiernan, Nashville; Christian Minns, Columbus; Gracie-Jean Purnell, Columbus; Sophia-Marie Purnell, Columbus; Alanna-Mae Purnell, Columbus, Ind.
First Place: Anne-Karine Bley, Bloomington, Ind.
Second Place: Joshua Sutton, Indianapolis, Ind.
Third Place: Thomas Himsel, Brownsburg, Ind.
Honorable Mention: James Stahlhut, Franklin; Steve Warner, Indianapolis; Kevin Carlson, Madison, Ind.
First Place: Karen Chilman, Commiskey, Ind.
Second Place: Mikinna Mascoe, Morgantown, Ind.
Third Place: Laura Bulla, Nashville, Ind.
Honorable Mention: Christine Whittemore, Daleville; Betsy Becher, Carmel; Charlinda Evans, North Vernon, Ind.
First Place: Jacki Frey, Bloomington, Ind.
Second Place: Andy Roberts, Bloomfield, Ind.
Third Place: Robert Burris, Columbus, Ind.
Honorable Mention: Betty Wagoner, Bloomington; Donna Whitsitt, Morgantown, Ind.
Adult Mixed Media/Drawing/Other
First Place: Avon Waters, Converse, Ind.
Second Place: Virginia Kramer, Dillsboro, Ind.
Third Place: Corrine Hull, Indianapolis
Honorable Mention: Jonathan Raff, Bloomington; R.A. Buys, Indianapolis; Rhonda Bontrager, Hope; Marilyn Stone, Worthington, Ind.
Prizes for the First Place and People’s Choice winners were donated by Jack Richeson & Co., Bear Hardware, and The Toy Chest – Brown County.
This year’s event was co-sponsored by the Friends of T. C. Steele State Historic Site and IPAPA – Indiana Plein Air Painters Association.
Thank you to all our sponsors and donors!