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Logansport Annual Fine Arts Show

June 28th, 2018

Logansport Annual Fine Arts Show

Arts association announces awards

The Logansport Art Association recently handed out awards to participants in its 2018 Fine Art Show.

The Judge’s Award went to Lisa Bliss Rush for her work “Colors of Flight.”

Sherry A. Brown’s work “Evening Tide” received best of show.

In the professional division, Sherry A. Brown’s “Come With Me” received first place. Eric Crispen’s works “A Master’s Hands” and “The Spark” received second and third, respectively. Honorable mention went to Terri Abbott’s work “Tranquility.”

In the amateur division, Glenda Seacrest’s works “Remembering San Francisco” and “White Flowers in the Moonlight” received first and second place, respectively. Lisa Baker’s “Behind the Curtain” was awarded third place. Honorable mention went to Beth An Cook’s “Ni’ihau in the Distance.”

Several special awards were also given out:

• Jack and Mary Regan Award...

Kokomo Art Association Announces Winners

June 28th, 2018

Kokomo Art Association Announces Winners

Art Association announces winners

From staff reports May 14, 2018

The Kokomo Art Association’s Spring Art Show is on display at the Kokomo Art Center through May 26, with an award reception at 7 p.m. May 26. The art center is located at 525 W. Ricketts St. (Highland Park) and is open from 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. Admission is free.

Winners are:

Best of show - Colette Inderhees, “Rose Plate” (china painting).

Class 1 professional

First - Douglas David, “Howard County Sycamore in Snow.”

Second - Lisa Bliss Rush, “The Sentinel.”

Third - Bertie David, “Wisteria.”

Honorable mention - Kay Bondarenko, “The Tigger in my Tank.”

Honorable mention - Lisa Bliss Rush, “The Trumpeter.”

Honorable mention - Douglas David, “Learner Homestead.”

Class 2 professional

First - Laura Groves, “Rocks That Roll.”

Second - Kerri S. Bash,...

Rush Wins Best Of Show

July 7th, 2017

Rush Wins Best Of Show

Rush wins ‘Best of Show’

Colors of Flight Colors of Flight Carroll County artist Lisa Bliss Rush has earned top honors at the 91st Annual Kokomo Art Association (KAA) Spring Art Show. Rush received Best of Show honors for her colored pencil drawing, “Woodland Nymph.” She also received second place in the Professional Class 2 category for her colored pencil drawing, “Colors of Flight.”

The Show continues at the KAA Art Center, located at 525 Ricketts St., Kokomo, through May 26. The show is open Tuesday through Saturday from 1-4 p.m. Admission is free. The show ends with a reception, open to the public, on May 26 at 7 p.m. There are 71 entries in the Show.

Last summer Rush won Best of Show honors at the Logansport Art Association Fine Art Show with her “Woodland Nymph” colored pencil drawing.

View more art-works by Rush on her website, www.lisablissrush.com. You can also follow her blog at www.lisablissrush. wordpress.com and follow...

KAA Featured Artist Draws Attention To Her Artwork

July 7th, 2017

KAA Featured Artist Draws Attention To Her Artwork

KAA’s featured artist ‘draws’ attention to her artwork
The spotlight is shining on local artist Lisa Rush this month, as she was chosen as the featured Artist of the Month for July by Kokomo Art Association.
The achievement for the Carroll County-native comes on the heels of her garnering accolades in a recent art show.

Rush said she’s proud of how far her art has taken her thus far.

“It’s fabulous. It really caught me by surprise. I didn’t expect [to be chosen as Artist of the Month],” said Rush. “It was a real surprise when I won the spring show to begin with, and then to get the invitation to come and show some of my works in here I consider that to be a real privilege.”

Rush recently was recognized as the Best of Show Winner at the Kokomo Art Association’s Spring Art Show. Her drawing titled “Woodland Nymph” was the prized winner. The drawing was also a Best of Show award winner at last year’s Logansport Art...