AFO 2013 Judges and Awards of Excellence Winners

 

Awards of Excellence Winners

Jim Clements
Jim Clements
Tim Herschbach
Tim Herschbach
Kim Kueteman
Kim Kueteman
Darby Perrin
Darby Perrin
Larry Tallent
Larry Tallent

 

Judges:

Michael Litzau (OCU)

Michael Litzau

Michael Litzau was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and is a Green Bay Packer football fan through and through. Much of the images in his work revolves around Packers football and sports in general. The materials he uses often include scrapbook paper, wall paper, intaglio, and graphite. Together, the images and materials explore issues of fantasy, fandom, and ritual.

Michael received his Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2004 from Columbus College of Art and Design and in 2006 obtained his Master of Fine Arts degree at The Ohio State University in printmaking. He has taught at Columbus College of Art and Design, The Ohio State University, and Dennison University. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Drawing at The University of Central Oklahoma where he over sees the drawing and printmaking area. Michael has shown his artwork extensively through solo, juried and trade print exhibitions throughout the United States.

His work can be viewed at his personal website as well as The Drawing Center online viewing program.

Michaellitzau.com

drawingcenter.org/viewingprogram

Doug Blake (OCCC)

Professor Doug BlakeDouglas Blake holds a Master of Fine Arts in Painting from the University of Oklahoma, awarded in 1983. His paintings have been exhibited in national venues. He was involved extensively in the Houston art scene for over twenty years, where he exhibited in a variety of venues and curated occasional exhibitions. He returned to Oklahoma in 2005 as a Professor of Visual Arts at Oklahoma City Community College. Since his return to Oklahoma, his artistic explorations have transitioned to digital photography.