2015 20″x20″x20″: A National Compact Competition & Exhibit

2015 20″x20″x20″ National Compact Competition & Exhibit

The LSU Student Union Art Gallery  put out a national all to artists for the “2015 20” x 20” x 20” National Compact Competition and Exhibit.”  The call was answered by artists from all around the country including California, Kansas, New York, Washington state and more.  The selected exhibit will be hosted April 27- June 10, 2015 in the LSU Student Union Art Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA.

The 20” X20” X20 Compact Competition was established over 20 years ago to bring contemporary art to LSU that was being produced throughout the country.  LSU Students and the Baton Rouge Community will be able to see National Contemporary pieces of art ranging in mediums from sculptures to paintings to textiles & more.

This year’s juror was, Brooke Davis Anderson, who award $5,000 in cash prizes to the following wining artists:

Merit # 1: Justin Wilson
Merit # 2: Jeremy Entswistle

Nine of the 23 participants are Louisiana artists.

  • Mary Ann Caffery: Baton Rouge
  • Ellen Case: Baton Rouge
  • Beverly Coates: Baton Rouge
  • Lucy Landry: Baton Rouge
  • William Thomas: Baton Rouge
  • Jeff Stephens: Dry Prong
  • Alex Podesta: New Orleans
  • Elizabeth Pratt: New Orleans
  • Sarah Amacker: Zachary

Other Artists from around the country:

  • Jeffrey Brewer: Nacogdoches, Texas
  • Diana Synatzke: Stephenville, Texas.
  • Michael Callaghan: San Francisco, California.
  • Ken Hill: Ridgewood, New York
  • Elaine Norman: New York, New York
  • Lauren Adams: Baltimore, Maryland
  • Justin Wilson: Auburn, Washington.
  • Houston Cofield: Chicago, Illinois
  • Shreepad Joglekar: Manhattan, Kansas
  • Peggy Wyman: Macomb, Missouri.
Images from the 2015 Compact Competitions: