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AVA Awards 2010
Official Nominees
Image Galleries


Ceramics – Made from clay or a mixture of organic materials finished by firing.
Kristy Jo Beber - | 1 | 2 | 3 |
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Richard Tuck - | 1 | 2 | 3 |
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Steve Vachon - | 1 | 2 | 3 |
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Scott Ziegler - | 1 | 2 |
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Drawing – A visual art that makes use of any number of drawing instruments to mark a two-dimensional medium. Common instruments include graphite pencils, pen and ink, inked brushes, wax color pencils, crayons, charcoals, chalk, pastels, markers, stylus, or various metals like silverpoint.
David Birkey - | 1 | 2 | 3 |
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Claire Ewart - | 1 | 2 | 3 |
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Justin Johnson - | 1 | 2 |
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Jeremy McFarren - | 1 | 2 |
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Graphic Art – type of visual art made for commercial purposes. Packaging, posters, advertisements, signs, and book and magazine illustrations are examples of graphic art.
Drew Korah - | 1 | 2 | 3 |
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Alan Nauts - | 1 | 2 | 3 |
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Jacob Sauer - | 1 | 2 | 3 |
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Nate Utesch - | 1 | 2 | 3 |
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Jewelry/metal work – an adornment (as a bracelet or ring or necklace) made of precious metals and set with gems (or imitation gems).
Candie Cooper - | 1 | 2 |
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Lydia Gerbig-Fast - | 1 | 2 | 3 |
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Greg and BJ Jordan - | 1 | 2 | 3 |
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Janet Webb - | 1 | 2 | 3 |
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Painting – The practice of applying paint, pigment, color or other medium to a surface (support base). The application of the medium is commonly applied to the base with a brush but other objects may be used. Pastel artists who fill the surface as a painter may be included in this category.
Justin Henry Miller - | 1 | 2 | 3 |
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Ales Pancner - | 1 | 2 | 3 |
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Maurie Papier - | 1 | 2 | 3 |
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Eric Tarr - | 1 | 2 | 3 |
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Photography – Includes traditional silver gelatin prints, digital prints and digitally manipulated photographic works.
Tim Brumbeloe - | 1 | 2 | 3 |
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Jeff Crane
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Steve Perfect - | 1 | 2 | 3 |
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Cara Lee Wade - | 1 | 2 | 3 |
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Printmaking – Traditional hand pulled prints that may include Intaglio, Lithography, Relief Printing, Screen printing and monoprints. No photography, computer generated or digitally altered prints.
Christopher Ganz - | 1 | 2 | 3 |
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Dennis Hettler - | 1 | 2 | 3 |
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Shirley Hiner - | 1 | 2 | 3 |
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Tom Keesee - | 1 | 2 | 3 |
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Sculpture – A three-dimensional artwork created by shaping or combining hard materials, typically stone such as marble, metal, glass, or wood, or plastic materials such as clay, textiles, polymers and softer metals.
Art Farm (Paul Siefert/Lisa Vetter) - | 1 | 2 | 3 |
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Sayaka Ganz - | 1 | 2 | 3 |
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Dana Goodman
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Mary Klopfer - | 1 | 2 | 3 |
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Surface/Fabric Design - Textile designs applied to the surface of a woven fabric, including printing, painting, batik, appliqué, embroidery,quilting, etc. Textile arts are those arts and crafts that use plant, animal, or synthetic fibers to construct practical or decorative objects.
Joel Fremion - | 1 | 2 | 3 |
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Dawn Geradot - | 1 | 2 | 3 |
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Becka Strachon - | 1 | 2 | 3 |
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Clare Christian Tarr - | 1 | 2 | 3 |
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University Art Student – Outstanding regional student artists enrolled in an accredited university visual arts program.
Patrick Gainer - | 1 | 2 | 3 |
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Holly Hardin-Clabaugh - | 1 | 2 | 3 |
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Justine Hettler - | 1 | 2 | 3 |
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Kevin Leigh-Manuell - | 1 | 2 | 3 |
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Visual Arts Educator – Outstanding artists who teach kindergarten through university at regional schools and university visual art programs.

Marcy Aldridge-Adams - | 1 | 2 | 3 |
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Nicole Croy - | 1 | 2 | 3 |
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Christina Baloski - | 1 | 2 |
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 Nomination of artists was made by 30 visual arts organizations, galleries, university art programs, school districts and visual art businesses in Northeast Indiana. Artlink appreciates those who took the time to make nominations.


 

Artlink is a not-for-profit contemporary visual arts gallery, one of the few in the state of Indiana not associated with a university or artist's co-op. Artlink sponsors eight original exhibitions per year in the Main Gallery and eight exhibitions of artist members in the Hallway Gallery. Artlink's mission is to showcase artwork of the highest quality by emerging and mid-career artists and provide educational programs for the community.