56th Annual MEA/MAEA Art Acquisitions Purchase Awards

Purpose of the Exhibit
The Michigan Education Association (MEA) and the Michigan Art Education Association (MAEA) announce their annual purchase exhibit to acquire artwork to enhance the MEA headquarters in East Lansing and MEA regional and UniServ offices throughout the state. This exhibit provides an opportunity to showcase the artwork of our members.

Eligibility
Any member in good standing of MEA, MAEA or MEA-Retired is eligible to submit artwork (this includes ESP and student members in good standing and MEA-Retired members with life membership dues paid in full). Proof of membership is necessary. No entry fee required.

Paintings, drawings, prints, ceramics, jewelry, metal work, enamels, mosaics, wood, fibers, stained glass, photographs, experimental media and sculptures are all eligible. All artwork submitted must be original work. Artwork deemed not original by the juror will not be accepted. Each artist may submit up to two works. Works not for sale will not be accepted.

View the artwork accepted in the 56th annual exhibition—co-sponsored by MEA and the Michigan Art Education Association below:

2020 MEA/MAEA Art Acquisitions Purchase Awards Entries and Awards List

Ackerman Smith, Jeanine, Burton, Elijah, Mixed Paste/Pint/Collage, $1,000

Ackerman Smith, Jeanine, Burton, The Wave, Glass/Wood, $500

Banas, Jim, Okemos, After Dinner Mist, Acrylic on Canvas, SOLD

Banas, Jim, Okemos, Summer Respite, Acrylic on Canvas, $320

Berry, Christy, Quincy, Meijer, Watercolor and Ink, $350

Berry, Christy, Quincy, Middle Sister, Watercolor and Ink, SOLD

Brown-Cage, Deborah, Detroit, Eye Dream in Color, Felting (Needle), $450

Brown-Cage, Deborah, Detroit, Just a Little Lime Green, Acrylic Pouring, $275

Campbell, Andrew, Waterford, European Spring, Acrylic on Canvas, $400

Campbell, Cheryl, Waterford, Back in the Day, Acrylic on Canvas, $600

Campbell, Janine, Dorr, Slings and Arrows, Acrylic and Cut Paper on Board, $125

Cassidy, Helene, Canton, Spirited, Photography, $95

Conner, Deborah, Newport, Waiting to Fly, Acrylic, $350

Conner, Deborah, Newport, Look Who’s Home, Acrylic, SOLD

Converse, Jack, Saline, Autocross, Photography $175

Costello, Elizabeth, West Bloomfield, Follow Me, Photography, $150

Davis-Hernandez, Erica, Royal Oak, Port Sanilac Cairn, Digital Photography, $149

Davis-Hernandez, Erica, Royal Oak, Wawatam Lighthouse, St. Ignace, Digital Photography, $89

Dittrich, Frances, Haslett, See How They Run, Sakura Poster Color Black Paper, $50

Dittrich, Frances, Haslett, Bull’s Eye, Sakura Poster Color Black Paper, $50

Donogave, James, Let Me Breath Fire Down on You, Serigraphy, $100

Donogave, James, The Only Sentimental Thing I Could Think Of, Lithograph, $150

Ellis, Joel, Haslett, Wet Beach, Oil on Canvas, $450

Ewald, Lisa, Millington, Truck Trail, Photography on Canvas, $350

Ewald, Lisa, Millington, Relics, Pinhole Photography, $450

Ford, Colleen, Swartz Creek, Desert Bloom, Acrylic, SOLD

Giroux, Sally, Saginaw, Seers, Fiber, $425

Giroux, Sally, Saginaw, Dove’s Cry, Graphite, $350

Gove, Joshua, St. Johns, La Mujer, Collagraph Print, SOLD

Gove, Joshua, St. Johns, Tingalope, Chine-Collé Relief Print, $400

Grace, Sigrid, Rochester Hills, Pulling Together, Acrylic on Canvas, $250

Grace, Sigrid, Rochester Hills, Encounter on the Path, Acrylic on Canvas, $250

Gregg, Lynn, South Lyon, Pride, Photography, SOLD

Gregg, Lynn, Haiti Street Scene, Photography, $525

Hesch, Christine, Mason, Ropes, Graphite Pencil, $50

Hesch, Christine, Mason, Weaving in Orange & Greens, Fibers, $50

Hetherington, Catherine, Howell, Nicki, Alla-Prima Oil, $500

Hetherington, Catherine, Howell, Jennabelle’s Heritage, Alla-Prima Oil, $450

House, Nancy, East Lansing, Three, Watercolor, $300

Howard, Annie, Adrian, Circle Series #2, Paper, SOLD

Hussey, Victoria, Clinton Twp., As I Walked the Trail, Photography, $45

Hussey, Victoria, Clinton Twp., Afternoon Light, Photography, $60

Iagulli Geren, Lisa, Jerome, Remembrance, Mixed Media, $790

Kay-Rivera, Jennifer, Warren, At A Distance, Photography, $60

Kruszynski, Susan, Muskegon, Wildflower Wonders of Michigan, Fiber Art, $1,500

Kruszynski, Susan, Muskegon, Over the Cattails, Fiber Art, $500

Kubu, Meagan, Perry, Fear Overcome By Faith, Acrylic on Vinyl Record, $85

Lane, Jacqueline, Detroit, Floral Composition (2), Acrylic on Wood, $50

Linderman, Craig, Pinckney, Traverse City Cherry Farm, Graphite Pencil, $300

Linderman, Craig, Pinckney, Downhill, Colored Pencil, Ink, SOLD

Lindke, Bonnie, Grand Rapids, 2 Horsepower, Oil, $450

Lindke, Bonnie, Grand Rapids, Love Goes Around in a Circle, Oil, $350

Matus, Christa, Flushing, Chaos, Acrylic on Canvas, $195

Miller Coy, Pat, Paw Paw, When the Cows Come Home, Acrylic, $250

Miller Coy, Pat, Paw Paw, Bond Falls Trail, Watercolor, $400

Minor, Harlan, New Baltimore, Field Study II, Acrylic Canvas, $350

Noirot, Tammy, Colon, Idiot Mittens, Photography, $150

Novak, Andrea, Novi, King Fisher II, Acrylic and Resin, SOLD

Patrick, Carol, Lansing, Lover’s Leap, Photography, $300

Rayner, Keith, St. Clair Shores, Lore in the Kitchen, Cyanotype, SOLD

Rayner, Keith, St. Clair Shores, Lore’s Blanket, Fiber (Weaving), $200

Reva, Robin, South Haven, Coins/Man Through Time, Acrylic. $600

Rose, Rachel, Rochester, Vase 1, Clay, $50

Shadbolt, Kerry, East Lansing, Spring Beauties, Ceramic, $125

Shadbolt, Kerry, East Lansing, Who Are You, Ceramic, $150

Sharp, Sharada, Shelby Twp., All I Oli, Colored Pencil, $120

Sharp, Sharada, Shelby Twp., Casa Batllo, Barcelona Tempera Batik, SOLD

Shopinski, Tony, Detroit, bee, Oil on Canvas, SOLD

Steenland, Carolyn, Newaygo, Wintertide, Fused Glass, $200

Steenland, Carolyn, Newaygo, Ancestors, Fused Glass, $100

Thiery, Thomas, Adrian, Butterfly Girls, Uspantán Guatemala, Watercolor, $475

Thiery, Thomas, Adrian, Even Cows Need a Vacation, Bovine Beach, Watercolor, SOLD

Trapp Bohner, Gail, Osseo, Luscious Blooms, Watercolor and Ink, $245

Trent, Deborah, Grand Rapids, Fall’s End, Pastels, $350

Trent, Deborah, Grand Rapids, Fall 1, Pastels, $350

Trojanowski, Carol, Haslett, Splendid Colors, Art Quilt (Fiber Art), $325

Trojanowski, Carol, Haslett, Winter Beauty, Art Quilt (Fiber Art), SOLD

VanHouten, Adam, Traverse City, Anchored at Northport, Oil on Canvas, $450

VanHouten, Adam, Traverse City, Cascading Waters, Watercolor on Paper, $375

Vartarian, Pat, Novi, Accordion Man, Photo Weaving w/Sequin Beads Embroidery, $500

Wolke Bowersox, Danna, Northville, November Wood III, Metal and Wood, $400

Thiery, Thomas, Adrian, Even Cows Need a Vacation, Bovine Beach, Watercolor, SOLD

Banas, Jim, Okemos, After Dinner Mist, Acrylic on Canvas, SOLD

Conner, Deborah, Newport, Waiting to Fly, Acrylic, $350

Gove, Joshua, St. Johns, La Mujer, Collagraph Print, SOLD

Gregg, Lynn, South Lyon, Pride, Photography, SOLD

Hetherington, Catherine, Howell, Jennabelle’s Heritage, Alla-Prima Oil, $450

Linderman, Craig, Pinckney, Traverse City Cherry Farm, Graphite Pencil, $300

Novak, Andrea, Novi, King Fisher II, Acrylic and Resin, SOLD

VanHouten, Adam, Traverse City, Cascading Waters, Watercolor on Paper, $375

Banas, Jim, Okemos, Summer Respite, Acrylic on Canvas, $320

Cassidy, Helene, Canton, Spirited, Photography, $95

Conner, Deborah, Newport, Look Who’s Home, Acrylic, SOLD

Giroux, Sally, Saginaw, Seers, Fiber, $425

Howard, Annie, Adrian, Circle Series #2, Paper, SOLD

Trent, Deborah, Grand Rapids, Fall 1, Pastels, $350

Trojanowski, Carol, Haslett Winter Beauty, Art Quilt (Fiber Art). SOLD

IN HONOR OF ART EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR  – Erica Davis-Hernandez

Thiery, Thomas, Adrian, Even Cows Need a Vacation, Bovine Beach, Watercolor, SOLD

Banas, Jim, Okemos, After Dinner Mist, Acrylic on Canvas

Berry, Christy, Quincy, Middle Sister, Watercolor and Ink

Conner, Deborah, Newport, Look Who’s Home, Acrylic

Gove, Joshua, St. Johns, La Mujer, Collagraph Print

Gregg, Lynn, South Lyon, Pride, Photography

Howard, Annie, Adrian, Circle Series #2, Paper

Linderman, Craig, Pinckney, Downhill, Colored Pencil, Ink, SOLD

Novak, Andrea, Novi, King Fisher II, Acrylic and Resin, SOLD

Rayner, Keith, St. Claire Shores, Lore in the Kitchen, Cyanotype, SOLD

Sharp, Sharada, Shelby Twp., Casa Batllo, Barcelona Tempera Batik, SOLD

Trojanowski, Carol, Haslett Winter Beauty, Art Quilt (Fiber Art). SOLD