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National Juried Exhibition of 2018

Here is my entry for this years exhibition. It's titled "The Honey Bees' Immeasurable Importance To Mankind". Mixed media, 2017, Size: 29.5" x 31.5", Watercolor, Ink, Oil Paint, Acrylic and Wax on 500 lb. Arches Watercolor Paper (Details).

I again decided to use my favorite model, my wife, who is wearing the brightly colored turquoise socks. I placed the beekeepers in an unusual location to emphasize the vastness of the worldwide problem of colony collapse disorder. My wife and I enjoy working and watching our own apiary on the Cumberland Plateau.

The dates for the National Juried Exhibition are February 2-23, 2018 with a public reception on “First Friday”, February 2, from 5:00-9:00 PM and awards at 6:00 PM at the Emporium Center in downtown Knoxville. The juror plans to be present. We hope you will join us! Throughout the rest of the month, exhibition hours are Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Here's the list of the artists’ works on display at the juried exhibition: Link

Below, left to right are the winners of the Knoxville National Juried Exhibition of 2018.

Best of Show – “Forgotten Women #2” by Paula Campbell

Juror’s Citation – “Her hermetism was expansive and cordial.” by Michael Giles Juror’s Citation – “Untitled” by Hannah Rivers Best work by Arts & Culture Alliance member – “Dino Tea” by Brandon Lutterman

Bottom right corner: Juror Jeff Morton of Covenant College - Statement

Here is a video link I'd like to share with all of you interested in art. Modern art has put shock value over standards. What happened? Video Link

The Opening

Eric Buechel Fine Art/ The Bee Hive Atelier

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Pleasant Hill Tennessee 38578

(931) 881-7806

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