Juried Neo-Mimbreño 2012 Exhibition
August 5–September 5, 2012
The Juried Neo-Mimbreño 2012 Exhibition focuses on work that has been influenced by the extraordinary painted pottery of the prehistoric Mimbres culture. This exhibition provides an opportunity to spotlight the creative efforts of artists throughout the Southwest Region.
The exhibition is being held at Western New Mexico University Museum, which contains the largest permanent, comprehensive display of Mimbres pottery and culture in the world. Visit the WNMU Museum’s website, www.wnmumuseum.org for more information.
First Place – $650: Ancient Lightning, Sandy Amazeen
Second Place – $250: Mimbres Geometric, Judy Menefee
Third Place – $100: Birth of a Goddess, Susan Berry
Each prize winner was awarded a signed copy of Dr. Harry J. Shafer’s book: Mimbres Archaeology at the NAN Ranch Ruin.
HARRY J. SHAFER is currently professor emeritus at Texas A&M University. Shafer received his PhD in Anthropology from the University of Texas at Austin in 1973. He conducted long-term field investigations at Hinds Cave in Texas, the NAN Ranch Ruin in New Mexico, and at Colha in Belize. He has written two books: Mimbres Archaeology at the NAN Ranch Ruin and Ancient Texans: Rock Art and Lifeways of the Lower Pecos and co-authored Field Methods in Archaeology and Maya Stone Tools, as well as authored or co-authored over 300 articles in scientific journals, book chapters and monographs.
Sandy Amazeen, Kathy Baur, Susan Berry, Harry Benjamin, Carol Brady/Kristen Cameron, Kate Brown, Barbara Campbell, Linda L Chappel, Malika Crozier, Curtis Dinwiddie, Marilyn Gendron, Dayna Griego, Gretchen Haas, Dougan Hales, Rebecca A Kerr, Diana LeMarbe, Marya Gendron McCormick, Judy Menefee, Pierre Nichols, Robin Parsons/Fred Pineda, Rick Rivadeneyra, Dean Schroeder, A Rita Sherwood, Cedar Smith, Zoe Wolfe, Thomas Wolff