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Artspace 304 presents Nature, a Juried Exhibition

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Date(s) - 03/10/2023 - 04/14/2023
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

ArtSpace 304


Artspace 304 presents Nature, a Juried Exhibition, on view March 10 – April 14 in our main
gallery. Join us for the Opening Reception Friday, March 10, from 5 -7 pm, when our Juror will
award Best in Show, Second, and Third Place awards to the participating artists. Nature, aims
to capture the beauty of Southern Illinois that has been the inspiration for regional artists for
generations, such as the grand views of Inspiration Point, secluded sights of Little Grand
Canyon, and seasonal beauty of rolling farm lands..
This juried show was open to all Southern Illinois artists who highlight the beauty of Southern
Illinois in their work. We have 29 artists who submitted photography, painting, ceramics, textile
and collage. Our participating artists are: Evelyn Aden, Eyde Arndell, Suzanne Asaturian, Eldon
Benz, Janet G Bixler, Hilary Chandler, Liz Davidson, Anthony Deal, Carolyn Ferdinand, Teresa
L Fouke, Joanna Gray, Kristin Jones, Marta Ketter, Meagan Majors, Marty Merrill, Don Mullison,
John O'Connell, Darby Ortolano, Vickie J Parry, Trevor Reama, Robert Robbins, Jennifer
Rollinson, Natalie Rotramel, Robert Samat, Marie Samuel, Lacie Schneider, Madeline Steimle,
Katherine Suopys, Cody Tracy, and Mel Watkin.
Our Juror, David Hammond, was born and raised in southern Illinois and lived in Goreville, IL for
over 38 years with his wife and family of 2 sons, 3 grandchildren, and 7 great children. David is
primarily a self-taught photographer and worked professionally for over 30 years. He started
with weddings and portraiture before concentrating on his true love of nature and landscape
photography. His primary portfolio of work is titled “Everyday Miracles”, which focuses on the
beauty of the earth that our Lord has given and continues to give to us." To see more of David
Hammond’s photography portfolio, visit

Artspace 304 is open Wednesday through Saturday from 12-5 pm. Parking is available in the
First Christian Church parking lot, located on W Monroe St and S University Ave in Carbondale,
IL. For more information on exhibitions and events, please visit

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