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November 12 – December 31, 2022

75th Annual Membership Show

Sponsored by Liberty

t’s the time of year once again that we showcase the Joplin region’s impressive visual arts talent. Spiva’s annual Membership Show is one of the most anticipated exhibits of the year and is unique to most any other exhibition in this gallery. Spiva members were asked to enter works of any artistic medium to be displayed to the public. This gives anyone the opportunity to let their creative light shine no matter where they are in their artistic journey. We are so pleased that the first main exhibition in our new home is that of our member artists.

The award categories for this show are distinguished between two-dimensional and three-dimensional works and was juried by the Director of the Springfield Art Museum, Nick Nelson. Monetary awards to winners were provided by the Dr. & Mrs. John C. Windle Fund.

Artists ages 16 and younger were encouraged to enter work of any and all mediums under the Youth Category. All of these artists will receive recognition and be presented with awards provided by the Donna Gilbreth Memorial Fund also under the Windle Fund.

Congratulations to this year’s winners!
1st Place 2D: Andrew Batcheller
1st Place 3D: Zach VanBecelaere
2nd Place 2D: Linda Passeri
2nd Place 3D: Steve Doerr
3rd Place 2D: Bobby Ross
3rd Place 3D: Dianne Miller
Merit Award 2D: Margie Moss
Merit Award 3D: Ann Leach
Honorable Mention 2D: Kathleen Siegfried
Honorable Mention 3D: Rich Reed
Honorable Mention 2D: Justin Kidston
Honorable Mention 3D: Madison Cooke
Juror’s Recognition 2D: Teresa Barraza
Juror’s Recognition 3D: Louis Chenot

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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