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Miller Announces Award Winners

On Sept. 16, the Miller Art Museum unveiled its 48th Juried Annual, a survey and celebration of contemporary work by Wisconsin visual artists, to over 200 attendees. 

The following eight regional visual artists were recognized during the awards ceremony for experimental works that exuded excellence and originality:

  • Aaron Boyd of Milwaukee was awarded a $250 Juror’s Choice Award for his work titled The Tadpoles.
  • Kimberly Burnett of Milwaukee was awarded a $200 Special Merit Award for her work titled The Rearrangement.
  • Bethann Moran Handzlik of Fort Atkinson was awarded a $200 Special Merit Award for her work titled A Mind of Winter. 
  • Thomas Jordan of Sturgeon Bay was awarded a $200 Special Merit Award for his work titled Alone, But Not Alone. 
  • Beth Schueffner of Neenah was awarded the Bonnie Hartmann Award for Outstanding Creativity, a $100 cash award, for her work titled Well, Here We Are.
  • Mary Ellen Sisulak of Ellison Bay was awarded the $500 Gerhard CF Miller Award of Excellence for her work titled Artifact.
  • Arlene Stanger of Baileys Harbor was awarded a $250 Juror’s Choice Award for her work titled Umbrella.
  • Ashley Wittling of Chippewa Falls was awarded a $250 Juror’s Choice Award for her work titled Duality.

The 48th Juried Annual showcases 73 contemporary two-dimensional works by Wisconsin artists and marks the third year that artists from across the state were eligible to submit work. These works will be on display until Oct. 28.

The Tadpoles by Aaron Boyd. Photo courtesy of the Miller Art Museum.

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