Breaking the museum barrier

THIS JUST IN! Sky Pads 34 has been accepted into the Midwest Museum of American Art 44th Elkhart Juried Regional Exhibition.

I previously had applied 4 times, was accepted twice and rejected twice. My goal was to break the tie on the “accepted” side. Mission accomplished.

The next project is way more difficult–to wit: win part of the $26,000 in prizes awarded at this exhibit. The ideal prize would be their purchase award, which would put Sky Pads in the museum’s permanent collection. All I can say at this point is, well…there’s a first time for everything. If you have connections to the gods of art prizes please put in a word for me!

About Alli Farkas

Equine and landscape artist specializing in rural Americana
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11 Responses to Breaking the museum barrier

  1. Clover says:

    Congrats on a very well-deserved acceptance! Sending lots of art award juju!

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  2. Anonymous says:

    Congratulations! I love the colors…

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  3. Nancy Powers says:

    Congratulations, Alli! This is my favorite Sky Pads ’cause I love anything in the purple hue. I’m praying and thinking positive that my favorite gets to the museum’s permanent collection!

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  4. chris ludke says:

    Nice one!! Congrats and good luck!!

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  5. anne leueen says:

    Bravo! This is wonderful news. I love these sky pads so I hope they will win over the jury as well.

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  6. Emma Cownie says:

    They are such lovely paintings, well done! Good luck with your next part of the plan.

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