Hamilton Current Artist Spotlight Pt. 5

Updated: Jun 1, 2021


The 50th Hamilton Current regional art competition is a big - we mean a REALLY BIG - deal. Artworks from this year’s selected artists will be projected in wall-scale images on the Fitton Center’s exterior in an exciting new week-long outdoor digital presentation May 28 - June 4, 8:00pm - midnight. We'll also be featuring groups of artworks weekly here on the blog leading up to and during the exhibition!


Artworks chosen for Cash Awards and Honorable Mention Awards by judges will be physically installed in the ground floor Monument Gallery at Fitton Center for Creative Arts, 101 S. Monument Ave, Hamilton OH and on view May 28 – July 9. Fitton Center galleries are free and open to the public starting June 1. Gallery hours are Monday – Thursday, 10:00am – 2:00pm.


Galleries Procedures and Protocols


Lori Kay Farr

Hamilton Ohio

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1. HeART of Hamilton

36 x 21 Inches

Mosaic: Vitreous glass tiles, stained glass, recycled glass tile and hand tinted grout, Hand drawn substrate, with hand cut stained glass sheets cut into tesserea. Each piece was hand shaped using glass cutting tools and placed and glued. The final step is hand tinting the grout. The grout is then placed over each area to fill the spaces between the tiles . the entire piece is cleaned off to reveal the final result of a grouted glass mosaic.



2. UnionTerminal

24 x 48 inches

Mosaic: Vintage Stained Glass, glass tile and hand tinted grout, Hand painted substrate, with hand cut vintage stained glass sheets cut into tesserea. Each piece was hand shaped using glass cutting tools and placed and glued. The final step is hand tinting the grout. The grout is then placed over each area to fill the spaces between the tiles . the entire piece is cleaned off to reveal the final result of a grouted glass mosaic.



Catherine Fiorelli

Hamilton Ohio

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1. Gang of Four

18 x 18 inches

4 reductive block prints were assembled into one composition with additions of paper craft

HONORABLE MENTION



2. Ray of Hope

12 x 36 inches gallery wrap

oil, this is a painting that I thought was complete, but the addition of more yellow interjected a happier feeling and completed my intention



Sandy Garrison

Goshen Ohio

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