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Saturday, November 23, 2013

Alyssa Reiser-Prince, Clemson Art Department MFA Candidate, One of Ten Finalist Chosen for the 2014 Miami University Young Painters Competition

Alyssa Reiser-Prince, Clean, acrylic on canvas, 2013
Artist, curator and Connecticut College Professor of Art, Timothy McDowell (www.timothymcdowellartist.com), has chosen Alyssa Reiser-Prince to be a part of the 2014 Miami University Young Painters Competition.  Through the generous gift from William (MU1936) and Dorothy Yeck of Dayton, Ohio, Miami University has a unique opportunity to provide students and the community at large to develop a critical understanding of painting in the 21st century. The competition winner will be awarded the $10,000 William and Dorothy Yeck Award and the painting will become part of Miami University’s permanent collection. This year’s competition focuses on non-representational works. 
Alyssa Reiser-Prince, Wet, acrylic on canvas, 2013
The exhibition will run from December 12, 2013 – February 13, 2014. A reception for the artists and award ceremony will be held on Friday, January 31, 2014, in Hiestand Galleries from 5:15 – 6:15 p.m. Prior to the reception, Timothy McDowell will deliver a lecture at 4 p.m. in the Art Building, Room 100, and will be present at the reception to announce the $10,000 William and Dorothy Yeck Award. Other events associated with the event is the solo exhibition by Rob Anderson, our 2013 Yeck Award winner and an After-glo cocktail reception for artists and guests following the award ceremony and reception. Details to follow.

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