Jasper Community Arts

28th Annual Juried Art Exhibition 

September 2 - October 20, 2021

Congratulations to this year's winners!


Chester Burton is an artist and art educator living in Illinois and working in Terre Haute, IN. He is currently a Senior Instructor at Indiana State University with a teaching emphasis in Printmaking, Sculpture, Drawing, and Foundational Studies. He received his BFA, with an emphasis in Printmaking, from the Atlanta College of Art in 1986, and his MFA, with an emphasis in Sculpture, from Indiana State University in 2003. He has worked as an art educator for more than 20 years with an art practice ranging from most traditional media and disciplines, including ceramics, photography, fiber, digital media, and alternative processes. His works have been exhibited nationally, though most recently he participated in an international print project sponsored by Unversidad Autonoma de Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Chih, Mexico. 


This competition is open to any artist who is a current or former resident of Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan or Ohio.


July 16 Application deadline

July 23 Images reviewed by Juror

July 27 Notifications mailed

August 23-27 Accepted artwork received

September 1 Juror reviews work in Gallery to determine winners

September 2 Show opens

September 2  Reception and awards 5-7 pm 

October 20  Exhibit closes

October 21 - October 26 Pickup or return shipping