State’s artists had busy three days in Albion

Guest artist Joan Fullerton presented a class on intuitive painting during opening day of the ANAC classes Thursday, June 20. She describes her paintings as mostly “abstract with some reference to landscape.”

Last Wednesday through Saturday, June 19-22, about 100 artists from throughout Nebraska arrived in Albion to display their art, take classes, and compete in the 55th annual art exhibition of the Association of Nebraska Art Clubs (ANAC).
Wendy Bonge of Albion, current ANAC president, said she has been planning for years to get the art show to come to Boone County.
“I wanted to prove that a small community, and a small group of people, could successfully host this show, and make it one of the best exhibitions ANAC has seen.” said Bonge.
The show featured over 300 pieces of artwork from over 30 different art clubs from around the state. Guest artist Joan Fullerton, from Denver, CO, judged the exhibit.
Some 50 awards were given out, including 25 honorable mentions, 24 certificates of excellence, and a best of show award with a $350 prize.

A sculpted Tyrannosaurus Rex captures the attention of Finnley Greenquist, Seward, and Callie Weide, Kearney, during the ANAC art exhibition.

Complete story in the June 26 Albion News, print and e-editions.