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Charlie Barrale and Julia Parsons At Liberty Theatre May 4

Bourbon County Arts Council Presents:
“Public Display of Affection”
featuring
Charlie Barrale & Julia Parsons
Saturday, May 4th at Liberty Theatre
Bourbon County Arts Council Presents:
“Public Display of Affection”
featuring
Charlie Barrale & Julia Parsons
Saturday, May 4th at 8pm
Liberty Theatre, 113 S. Main St. in Fort Scott
For tickets, contact:
Terri Floyd: 620-224-7221
Deb Anderson: 620-224-8650
Chamber: 620-223-3566
$10 – BCAC Members
$15 – Non-Members
Watch PDA: Public Display of Affection perform “Shallow” by Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper by clicking here.

Art Is Ageless Winners Announced

Fort Scott Presbyterian Village announces

Art is Ageless® winners

Fort Scott, KS. — Fort Scott Presbyterian Village recently hosted a reception for the winning artists in the annual Art is Ageless® juried competition.

We are honored to exhibit artwork by seniors,” said Becky Kellum, marketing director. “Art is Ageless is unique in featuring only the works of artists age 65 and older. Our artists prove that art, in any form, is an ageless ambition.”

Winners in the Fort Scott Presbyterian Village Art is Ageless juried competition were:

Best of Show Amateur: Susan Porter, “Beauty n Everything”, Best of Show Professional: Paul Milks, Carpenters Bluff Bridge.”

People’s Choice: Glenda Stevicks , “Little Church on the mountain Side”, Also Kenneth Eastwood “ He is Risen”

Christmas amateur: Mary Beth Fornelli , “snowman Quilt”

Drawing amateur: Bobby Roberts, “Eagles are nesting”

Fiber Arts professional: Carolyn Munsell , “Bright Journey”

Mixed Media/Crafts amateur: Susan Porter, “Beauty in Everything”, Professional: John Bartelsmeyer,”Japanese Crest”

Needlework amateur: Charlotte Kite, “His name is Jesus”,

Painting amateur: Bob Eckles, “Fish Market”

Photography professional: Paul Milks, “Carpenters Bluff Bridge”

Quilting amateur: Earline Foster, “Horse on the run”

Sculpture/3-D amateur: Kenneth Eastwood, “He is Risen”, Professional: Tony Fornelli,” Nature”

Local competition winners will join winners from 16 other Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America communities to be judged at the masterpiece level. Winning entries at the masterpiece level may be selected for publication in PMMA’s annual Art is Ageless calendar and note cards.

Art is Ageless is a copyrighted program of Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America. For the competition, works must have been completed in the past five years. Started in 1980, Art is Ageless is an extension of Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America’s wellness programs, which focus on mental, physical, social and spiritual health.

Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America’s Art is Ageless program encourages Fort Scott Presbyterian Village residents and other area seniors to express their creativity through its annual competition, as well as art classes, musical and dramatic events, educational opportunities and current events discussions throughout the year.

For more information about Fort Scott Presbyterian Village, 2401 S. Horton Fort Scott Ks, contact Becky Kellum at 620-223-5550, or rkellum@pmma.org.

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Arts Council Exhibition and Sale Continues Until Saturday

Bourbon County Arts Council Members present at the Chamber of Commerce weekly coffee on Thursday morning: Steve Floyd, Elaine Buerge, Deb Anderson and Danny Magee.

For the 27th year, the Bourbon County Arts Council has sponsored a fine art exhibit and sale for the community. The venue once again is the Ellis Fine Arts Center on the campus of Fort Scott Community College, 2108 S. Horton.

Members of the Fort Scott Chamber of Commerce had the opportunity to view the exhibit during its weekly coffee on Thursday morning at the Ellis Center.

BCAC member Danny Magee tells the Fort Scott Chamber of Commerce weekly coffee attendees about the art exhibition.
Beth Nuss enjoys a photograph in the BCAC Exhibit on Thursday morning at the Ellis Fine Arts Center.
Ally Turvey looks over the watercolor artwork of Debbie Reed, entitled Feeling Crabby.
Angie Simon views exhibits at the Bourbon County Arts Council Arts Exhibition and Sale.

The free event continues today through 7 p.m. and again tomorrow, Saturday, March 9 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Much of the art is for sale.

The BCAC continues the annual show with the help of the following who provided corporate prizes this year: In Memory of E.C. Gordon, Buerge Art Studio, Landmark Bank, Citizens Bank, McDonald’s Restaurant,  Union State Bank, H & R Block, H & H Realty, Fort Scott Broadcasting, Bernita Hill, Ward Kraft and City State Bank.

The BCAC also helps fund art walks, concerts, Bad Art By Good People, music programs at area schools, scholarships, opportunities for Fort Scott students to experience a production in Kansas City, and recently contributed to the Steinway piano repair for use by the USD 234 music programs.

This Saturday, March 9 the BCAC will help sponsor the Blues and BBQ Concert at the Liberty Theater, featuring Missy Andersen and Her One Man Band.

Upcoming Patio Concerts: Charlie Barrale/PDA on May 4 and Whiskey Raccoons on June 22 at the Liberty Theater.

Members of the BCAC are Deb Anderson, president, Elaine Buerge, Deb Halsey, Breann Martin, Terri Floyd, Steve Floyd, Tedena Tucker, Danny Magee, Ray Streeter, Laura Meeks and Chris Woods.

View the Bourbon County FINE ART EXHIBIT AWARD Winners for 2019 in their categories below:

CERAMICS

1ST PLACE, DARIA CLAIBORNE, Joplin, Mo., SPRINGTIME TEA SET with an monetary award of $150**.

** Denotes the artist who won in more than one category in the exhition.

BEST OF SHOW 3D, DARIA CLAIBORNE, SPRINGTIME TEA SET, $200**

2ND PLACE, AL LETNER of Pittsburg, Ks.,  RAKU POT WHEEL THROWN, $75**

 

 

 

DRAWING & GRAPHICS

1ST PLACE, ROBERT SCHYLER, Rich Hill, Mo.,  EVAN, $150**

2ND PLACE,  JEZERIAH SIMPSON of Fort Scott,  MULLET, SWEATER, & SADNESS, $75

 

 

 

FAMILY THEME

1ST PLACE, DEBBIE REED of Fort Scott,  THE SISTER, $150**

2ND PLACE, STEVE FLOYD of Fort Scott,  RUDY, MY SON IN A FUR COAT, $75.

 

 

 

FIBER ART

1ST PLACE,  GLENDA FLANAGAN of Louisburg,  IRISES, $150.

2ND PLACE, CAROLINE DAY of Pittsburg,  SUNRISE MOONRISE, $75.

 

 

 

JEWELRY

1ST PLACE, CHARLES A AULT of Pittsburg,  WHITE BUFFALO BRACELET, $150**.

2ND PLACE, BARBARA GIBSON of Fort Scott,  NECKLACE, $75.

 

 

 

MIXED MEDIA

1ST PLACE,  RIPP HARRISON of Lawrence, THE RECONNECTION OF GUS, $150.

2ND PLACE,  DEE HUTCHERSON of Neodesha,  KIMONO, $75.

 

 

 

PAINTING

1ST PLACE, ROBERT SCHYLER, EVENING IN PARIS, $150**.

2ND PLACE, IRENE SCHOMACKER of Spring Hill,  SNOWSTORM BUFFALO, $75.

 

 

 

PASTEL

1ST PLACE,  SKIP KREIBACH of Derby,  BIG GUY ON CAMPUS, $150.

2ND PLACE, DANIELLE YOUNG of Bronson, BETTER TOGETHER, $75.

 

 

 

PHOTOGRAPHY

1ST PLACE, LINDA TEETER of Carl Junction, Mo., SEATTLE COFFEE HOUSE, $150.

2ND PLACE, CURT HEIDE of LaCygne, LAZY RIVER, $75.

 

 

 

SCULPTURE

1ST PLACE, CHARLES A AULT, STARS IN MOTION, $150**.

2ND PLACE, AL LETNER, PORTAL 46, $75**.

 

 

 

WATERCOLOR

1ST PLACE, DEBBIE REED of Joplin, Mo.,  FEELING CRABBY, $150**.

BEST OF SHOW 2D, DEBBIE REED, FEELING CRABBY, $200**

2ND PLACE, ANITA WILSON  of Thayer, HILL SONG, $75.

 

Chamber Coffee At Ellis Center March 7

Join us for Chamber Coffee
 
Hosted by:

Bourbon County Arts Council
Location:

FSCC Ellis Fine Arts Council, 2108 S. Horton
Thursday, March 7th, 2019
Visit Bourbon County Arts Council’s Facebook page
by clicking


Chamber members and guests are encouraged to attend for networking, community announcements, and to learn about the hosting business or organization.
Members may pay $1 to make an announcement about an upcoming event, special/sale/discount, or news of any kind.
Upcoming Coffees:
March 14 – Tri-Valley Development Services
March 21 – Briggs Auto of Fort Scott
March 28 – Bourbon County
April 4 – KOMB FM Home Show

Art Competition Celebrating Unsung Heroes Feb. 12

Heart The ArtEffect Wine & Cheese Reception
Sponsored by
Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes
and Crooner’s Lounge
Join us Tuesday, February 12th from 4-5pm for a Wine & Cheese Reception at Crooner’s Lounge!
High quality creative visual art projects celebrating Unsung Heroes are on display at both The Lowell Milken Center Hall of Heroes
(1 S. Main St.) and
Crooner’s Lounge
(117 S. Main St.).
These works of art created by students were entered in “The ArtEffect Project”, an international competition administered by the Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes.
For more information call:
620-223-1312