Wingo earns Hoosier Salon honor


Cindy Wingo is one of seven artists from Carmel whose works were selected for the Hoosier Salon 95th Annual Exhibition, which will be on display through Oct. 13 at the Indiana State Museum, 650 W. Washington St., Indianapolis.

Wingo won top honors in the abstract art category for her acrylic painting, “Landscape in Blue.”

The other Carmel artists featured are: Charlene Brown, “Reflections on an Early Spring Morning,” oil painting; Bruce Dean, “Landscape,” acrylic;

Scott Flowers, “Wedge Rock at Turkey Run,” chalk pastel; Al Hopkins, “Sheep Pastoral,” oil painting; Mary Johnston, “Tangled #22,” oil painting and

April Willy, “Carrier Capurri,” oil painting.

This is the first time Dean and Flowers were accepted into the Hoosier Salon Annual Exhibition.

The juried exhibition features 154 works by 134 artists. To enter the competition, an artist must be a current resident or have lived in Indiana for at least one year. This year’s exhibition drew 571 entries from 161 artists in 52 Indiana counties and 10 states.

The show is open to the public during regular museum hours, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Oct. 8 through Oct. 13. Admission, which includes admission to the entire museum, is $17 for adults, $16 for seniors, $15 for college students and $12 for youth. Admission is free for Indiana State Museum members and children under 3. Tickets are available at the museum entrance.

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