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Themed Art Competition: Best Kept Secrets Opens at the Honeywell Center

On Display June 22 – July 17

Wabash, Ind. – Winning artwork from the 2023 Themed Art Competition presented by Honeywell Arts & Entertainment is now on display at the Clark Gallery in the Honeywell Center until July 17. The exhibit features Indiana artists of all ages, with their diverse interpretations of this year’s theme, “Best Kept Secrets.” This exhibit is sponsored by the City of Wabash.

Winners Lauren Belcher, Drifting – Jonesboro
Hilarie Couture, Wave Riders – Fort Wayne
Joy Groninger, What a Ride, Hallelujah! – Silver Lake
Brenda Ramseier, Concentration – Silver Lake
Brenda Ramseier, Best Kept Secret: Gabis Arboretum – Silver Lake
Elaine Wolfe, My Secret Fishing Hole – Westfield
Walter Woodhams, The Wayne Street Bridge – Peru

Honorable Mention

Laureen Deeter, Whoooo? – Wabash
Whitney Klare, Woodland Spring – Fort Wayne
Sponsor’s Choice
Drake Sare, Mandela Mesmerizer – Roann

The judge of this year’s competition was Anne Greeley, Associate Professor of Division Art and Design at Indiana Wesleyan
University (Marion, Ind.). Greeley is an art historian specializing in French and Italian art of the early twentieth century. After receiving her Bachelor’s degree in art history from Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California, she studied at the
University of Oxford, where she completed her master’s and doctoral degrees. Her research centers on problems of
metaphysics, religion, and intermediality in French and Italian art of the early twentieth century.

The Clark Gallery hosts exhibits by students, amateurs, professional artists, and photographers. Visual art experiences are
an important part of the Honeywell Arts & Entertainment mission of providing arts, education, and entertainment for all. To
learn more, visit


About Honeywell Arts & Entertainment
Honeywell Arts & Entertainment encompasses the full range of arts opportunities and venues of The Honeywell Foundation,
a nonprofit public charity based in Wabash, Indiana. The organization is dedicated to providing arts, education, and
entertainment for all through live entertainment, movies, arts education, cultural events, culinary experiences, Honeywell Arts Academy, and more. Offerings take place at seven venues including the Honeywell Center, Honeywell House, Eagles
Theatre, Charley Creek Gardens, Dr. James Ford Historic Home, Clarkson House, and 13-24 Drive In. Honeywell Arts &
Entertainment partners with a network of venues throughout the region to further the reach of live entertainment
programming. Honeywell Arts & Entertainment programs and activities are made possible by generous donors and in part by the Indiana Arts Commission, a state agency, and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency. For more
information about Honeywell Arts & Entertainment, please visit
Media Contact: Jessica Bott | | (260) 274-1429

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