Best in Show
54 x 27 in.
Psychologist – Counseling and Psychological Services
"The image represents the light of consciousness within and without, breaking through the walls of the egoic mind. It was inspired by spiritual study and practice. It aims to reach anyone who can see the beauty in it."
BLAKE GREENWOOD "Untitled (Winter)"
Acrylic on canvas
18 x 24 in.
Post Award Support Coordinator – Foundation Financial Services
"I hadn't painted in a while. My husband asked for a winter/holiday painting for our new house. However I wasn't in the holiday spirit but wanted to paint something for the house. I was originally going to do happy reindeer flying but then I ended up painting a dark snowy day and a solitary deer in the snow. I feel like this was me trapped in the world of covid. Isolated."
Professor – English
"The graffiti that mark our neighborhoods are often seen as a blight. But they are also something to think with. What captured my attention here was the way my shadow played with this 'tag'--both transient impositions of existence, just on slightly different time scales. In the long term, however, in the context of deep time........."
"In Defiance of Gravity"
Mixed media kinetic sculpture (Oak,neodymium magnet, stainless steel hardware and chain, and standard plumb bob)
Video documentation runtime: 40 sec.
Professor – Physics
"Gravity surrounds us but is invisible, revealing itself only though its effect on objects. Magnetic forces are similarly invisible, yet more localized and exotic to our experience."