The Art Center

Mary S. Oakley & Lee Lindsay

2022 Mary S. Oakley & Lee Lindsay Artist Showcase

Friday, Nov. 18, 2022 – Saturday, Jan. 7, 2023

28th Annual Mary S. Oakley & Lee Lindsay Artist Showcase 

Enjoy our most popular annual exhibit featuring new artwork by local artists. This is a wonderful opportunity to support artists and the Art Center by purchasing original artworks to enjoy in your home or business. This exhibit will be on display in person and online at Generous sponsorship has been provided by the Oakley and Lindsay families, and the Illinois Arts Council.

Call for Artists! 

This juried competition is open to artists 18 years of age and older living within a 50-mile radius of Quincy. A professional from outside the eligible region with expertise in the visual arts will be invited to choose the work for exhibition and awards. Artwork can be hand-delivered to the Art Center on October 28, 29, and November 2 and 3 from 11 AM – 6 PM. 


$1200 Best of Show

$600 Second Place

$300 Third Place

$100 Merit Award (6)

$50 Honorable Mention (6)

2021 Award Winners: 

Best of Show: Kelly Eddington, Like Father Like Daughter 

Second Place: Carol Burns, Nature’s Jewels

Third Place: Dennis Rankin, Bud Vase 

Merit Awards (6): 

Joe Conover, Meditation in Ochre

Haley Dotson, Memory Lane

Bruce Morton, Prairie Man – Jerry

Julie D. Nelson, Mums and Allium

Steve Ryan, Bowl

Veronica Sandercock, Meandering

Honorable Mention (6):

Ann Bergman, Fancy Pin Cushion 

Jennifer Bock-Nelson, Salt

Peggy Burchard-Ballard, Bird Bath 

Todd Damotte, The Seven Starred Savior

Jennifer Klingele, Smokeshow

Lydia O’Neal, 20/20 in 2021

2021 Mary S. Oakley & Lee Lindsay Artist Showcase 

Give the gift of ART this holiday season!