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Young Painters Competition awards, reception and lecture Jan. 20


The winner of the 2012 Miami University Young Painters Competition for the William (Miami '36) and Dorothy Yeck Award will be announced in an awards ceremony at 5:45 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20, in the Hiestand North Gallery. A reception will be held 5:15-6:30 p.m. in the gallery lobby.

Irene Hofmann, juror, will present a lecture at 4 p.m. Jan. 20 at the Art Museum. Hofmann is Phillips Director and Chief Curator of SITE Santa Fe, a contemporary arts organization.

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

The works of the competition finalists are on display through Feb. 8 at the Hiestand North Gallery.


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