Hamilton Current Artist Spotlight Pt. 6

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

Clifford Goosmann

Cincinnati Ohio

1. Electronic components collage

24"h x 36"w x 2"d

Wood frame, with masonite covered with paper and painted, Electronic components, wire and portions of printed cuircit boards, Panel covered with wrinkled paper then painted. Numerous circuit boards were selected for color, shape, size and interesing components Then cut and finished as needed. Components were then arranged and glued to surface. Wire cable added for additional interest.

2. Wood Turned Totem

34" x 11" dia

Various woods, Acrylic paint, Printed circuit board pieces, 4 separate pieces of wood, each hand turned and hollowed on a lathe. Pieces painted individually and then stacked (not fastened) to form the totem. Colors and design chosen strictly for aesthetic appeal.

R. A. Gray

Covington Kentucky

instagram: popsicle.kid

1. Performers' Hands #7

8" x 10"

Colored pencil

2. Performers' Hands #9

12" x 12"

Graphite pencil

Both drawn from my own source photograph for an on-going series of local musician performers' hands.

Mark Hanavan and Paul Loehle

Middletown and Cincinnati Ohio

facebook: Mark Hanavan Paul M. Loehle

instagram: Hanavanmdrawing Paulloehle