Embracing the human form in several mediums and concepts, “The Nude Figure” and “The Nude, Mirror of Desire” are co-exhibitions juried from 430 works by nearly 250 artists. Who made the cut?
Juried by renowned artists Scott Noel and Paul DuSold, “The Nude Figure” and “The Nude, Mirror of Desire” is a fascinating exploration of the human figure by a range of talented creators. Selected from 242 artists with 430 entries, Noel and DuSold narrowed the field to just 71 accepted artists represented by 86 works of art.

Elise Schweitzer, “Parachute, Parsonage,” oil, (c) Wayne Art Center 2016

Chris Smith, “Antigone Enthroned,” cast (c) Wayne Art Center 2016

Opened on October 16, the two exhibitions are being held at the Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Pennsylvania. Over $3,000 in awards sponsored by the host were presented on October 16 as well. Elise Schweitzer took home Best in Show honors for her work “Parachute, Parsonage” while Tamie Beldue earned honors for Best Drawing. Chris Smith was awarded Best Sculpture and Patrice Poor took Best Narrative Figure.
To learn more, visit the Wayne Art Center.
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Andrew Webster is the former Editor of Fine Art Today and worked as an editorial and creative marketing assistant for Streamline Publishing. Andrew graduated from The University of North Carolina at Asheville with a B.A. in Art History and Ceramics. He then moved on to the University of Oregon, where he completed an M.A. in Art History. Studying under scholar Kathleen Nicholson, he completed a thesis project that investigated the peculiar practice of embedded self-portraiture within Christian imagery during the 15th and early 16th centuries in Italy.


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