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Michiana Annual Art Competition

"The Importance of Ancestors" by Cindy La Ferle
At long last, it's summer -- the season of outdoor art fairs and exhibitions. Last night I attended the opening reception for the Michiana Annual Arts Competition, which draws scores of creative entries from southwest Michigan and northern Indiana.

Two of my own mixed-media pieces -- "Fairy Tale" and "The Importance of Ancestors" -- were selected for the exhibition. Since this is my first time entering a show on Michigan's west coast, I was also honored to learn that "Fairy Tale" won an Honorable Mention award in the juried competition. Both pieces illustrate my passion for telling stories with discarded vintage treasures and natural found objects.


"Fairy Tale" by Cindy La Ferle
The Michiana Annual Art Competition runs from June 20 through August 2 at the Box Factory for the Arts in St. Joseph.




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  1. Both are lovely pieces. Congratulations on the entries and the honor. *I hope all is going well with you*

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    1. Nancy, thanks so much -- I appreciate your support!

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  2. Wonderful pieces Cindy! And congratulations on your piece being chosen for Honorable Mention!

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  3. Love your art. Feel privileged to have seen it in your home, a work of art as well:)

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  4. Cindy - your pieces are beautiful and so personal. Congrats from me too.

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