• The Breckenridge Fine Arts Center was the site of a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, July 21, for the Juried Art Show that had 107 artists from 26 states and Canada. Above is the Main Gallery which displayed part of the show. More than 80 local residents attended the reception honoring the artists. (Contributed photo by Shalon Wilson)
  • Several art enthusiasts from the community of Breckenridge get close-up views Saturday of some of the works of art selected for the Juried Art Show, which will run through Friday, Aug. 31. (Contributed photo by Shalon Wilson)
  • Some of the artists visit with members of the Breckenridge community to share thoughts about the artists’ works of art that were selected for the annual Juried Art Show. The works of art are on display through Aug. 31 in the Main and East Galleries of the Breckenridge Fine Arts Center, located at 207 N. Breckenridge Ave. (Contributed photo by Shalon Wilson)
  • The Newcomer Award at the Breckenridge Fine Arts Center’s Juried Art Show was presented to Bob Penny of Aledo for his oil painting, ‘Moonlight Sonata.’ (BA photo by Jean Hayworth)
  • This oil painting by Jan DeLipsey of Troup, ‘Ghost Ranch Refuge,’ won the Travis H. Toland Memorial Award in the 27th annual Juried Art Show at the Breckenridge Fine Arts Center. Travis was honored after his death for his many years of service at the BFAC. (BA photo by Jean Hayworth)
  • This oil painting, ‘Afternoon Tea,’ by John Booth of Wheaton, Ill., was awarded the Juror's Award at the Breckenridge Fine Arts Center’s Juried Art Show. This year’s juror was Beverly Boren of Trophy Club. She selected 107 works of art from the 200 entries that were submitted. (BA photo by Jean Hayworth)
  • Second prize at the Breckenridge Fine Arts Center’s Juried Art Show was the Lester and Virginia Clark Memorial Award, awarded to this bronze sculpture, ‘At the Waterhole,’ by Rosetta of Loveland, Colo. (BA photo by Jean Hayworth)
  • The third prize awarded at the Breckenridge Fine Arts Center’s Juried Art Show was this bronze sculpture, ‘Dance to the Buffalo,’ by Stephen Jones of Woodward, Okla. (BA photo by Jean Hayworth)
  • ‘Black Widow,’ an oil painting by William Schneider from the Village of Lakewood, Ill., won the top prize, the Clay Pitzer Memorial Award for Best of Show, at the Breckenridge Fine Arts Center’s Juried Art Show. (BA photo by Jean Hayworth)
  • The Patron's Award at the Breckenridge Fine Arts Center’s Juried Art Show was won by Jennifer Hammer of Bowie for her application of soft pastels in ‘Heart of the Trail.’ (BA photo by Jean Hayworth)

Reception held, honors given for BFAC juried art show

The Breckenridge Fine Arts Center was the site of a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, July 21, for the 27th annual Juried Art Show.

The works of 107 artists from 26 states and Canada were chosen from more than 200 entries to appear in this year's show by juror Beverley Bowen. Bowen, from Trophy Club, is an accomplished professional artist, a signature member of the Outdoor Painters Society, the Southwestern Watercolor Society and is also a member of the Oil Painters of America, American Impressionist Society and the American Watercolor Society. 

The works of art are on display through Aug. 31 in the Main and East Galleries of the Breckenridge Fine Arts Center, located at 207 N. Breckenridge Ave. The center is open Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and closed Saturday-Monday.

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