The Art Center

Mary S. Oakley & Lee Lindsay

2021 Mary S. Oakley & Lee Lindsay Artist Showcase

Friday, Nov. 29, 2021 – Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022

27th Annual Mary S. Oakley & Lee Lindsay Artist Showcase 

The Quincy Art Center is proud to announce the winners of the 2021 Mary S. Oakley & Lee Lindsay Artist Showcase. Submission for this Artist Showcase was open to artists 18 years of age and older living within a 50-mile radius of Quincy. A total of 102 works of art were selected from those submitted for the Artist Showcase.  A professional from outside the eligible region with expertise in the visual arts was selected to choose the work for exhibition and awards. The staff and board of the Art Center are never involved in the selection process. The juror for the 2021 Mary S. Oakley & Lee Lindsay Artist Showcase is Len Davis. Davis is a California-based artist who has exhibited, lectured, and led workshops nationwide. Much of his artwork has been featured in television, such as “Parks & Recs,” “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Two & A Half Men,” “The Big Bang Theory,” “Six Feet Under” & and a Showtime original “The Affair”. Davis was featured in the Artist Series Tees for GAP Product (Red). Davis’ work is in the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art permanent collection. 

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

Generous Sponsorship has been provided by the Oakley-Lindsay Foundation, the Oakley and Lindsay families, the Illinois Arts Council, and Hyvee Inc. 

The Art Center is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday and on Saturdays. For the holidays, the Art Center is closed Nov. 24-26, Dec. 24-25, and Dec. 31 – Jan. 1. Holiday hours will be from 1 to 4 p.m. on Dec. 28 – 30. The Art Center is located at 1515 Jersey, and entry is free and open to the public. For more information, visit quincyartcenter.org or call (217) 223-5900.

2021 Mary S. Oakley & Lee Lindsay Artist Showcase 

Give the gift of ART this holiday season!