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Arts on Main announces winners of 2020 show

Jordan Flower of Henrico won first place in Arts on Main’s 2020 Juried Art Show, according to a release from the Gloucester Court House gallery.

Juror Carrie Spencer, curator at The Hermitage Museum and Gardens in Norfolk, also selected James Bouie as the second-place winner and Theresa Wells Stifel for third place.

Flower is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University’s arts program and a Henrico County art teacher for 11 years. He received the first-place prize of $1,000 prize and a solo exhibition at Arts on Main.

Spencer said that Flower “clearly demonstrates high quality painting skills” and that his winning entry “Middle Bridge,” “captures the viewer, drawing them into the scene. The artist’s choice of viewpoint gives the viewer a unique perspective to the scene. The fact that we (the viewers) cannot see beyond the bend in the road, onto the bridge, leaves us wanting more. This composition forces us to ask questions about the scene, further engaging us.”

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