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Young Painters Competition, awards, reception and lecture


The winner of the Miami University Young Painters Competition for the William and Dorothy Yeck Award will be announced in an awards ceremony at 5:45 p.m. Friday, Jan. 22, in the Hiestand North Gallery.

A reception will be held from 5:15 to 6:30 p.m. in the gallery lobby, and a juror lecture will be presented at 4 p.m. in Room 100 of the art building.

The winner will receive the $10,000 William and Dorothy Yeck Award and the painting will become part of Miami’s permanent collection.

The competition juror is Raphaela Platow, director of the Contemporary Arts Center in Cincinnati.

The works of the competition finalists are on display through Feb. 12 at the Hiestand North Gallery.


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