LLCC entries earn four city-wide OMOT ribbons

On My Own TimeCongratulations to several LLCC artists honored with awards Wednesday evening at the city-wide On My Own Time (OMOT) art exhibit. This year, 120 OMOT artists submitted 241 entries at 11 in-house exhibits in the Springfield area. LLCC employees were awarded four ribbons at the city-wide exhibit, which is on display through Saturday, Nov. 23 at the Springfield Art Association, 700 N. 4th St. LLCC winners are:

Photography – First Place – Chris McDonald, “The Local”

Drawing – Third Place – Greg Walbert, “Lincoln”

Painting– Honorable Mention – Greg Walbert, “Giraffe”

Photography – Honorable Mention – Michelle Burger, “Primpin’ Ain’t Easy”

Works of art from Springfield Area Arts Council (SAAC) board members are also featured at the exhibit. Lindee Hall’s “Cacti Defender” is on display. She currently serves as secretary on the SAAC board.

Congratulations to all of the talented LLCC colleagues participating in this year’s exhibits!

OMOT is a program of the Springfield Area Arts Council. The purpose of OMOT is to help local businesses, agencies, educational and medical institutions identify and celebrate the artistic talents of people they employ.

Misty Hagstrom, 786-2466misty.hagstrom@llcc.edu
Lindee Hall, 786-2409lindee.hall@llcc.edu

"The Local" by Chris McDonald, first placeGreg Walbert with "Lincoln," third placeGreg Walbert with "Giraffe," honorable mentionMichelle Burger and kids with "Primpin' Ain't Easy," honorable mention

OMOT city-wide exhibit reception is tonight!

On My Own TimeMichelle Burger’s ”Primpin Ain’t Easy,” Chris McDonald’s ”The Local,”  and Greg Walbert’s ”Lincoln” and “Giraffe” were awarded first place at the LLCC On My Own Time exhibit and have moved on to the OMOT city-wide exhibit. The OMOT city-wide exhibit will be at the Springfield Art Association (SAA), 700 North Fourth St., Nov. 5-23. The city-wide awards, as well as the city-wide best of show award will be announced at a reception at the SAA on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 5:30-7:30 p.m., with the award presentation beginning at 6:15 p.m. This event is free and open to the public.

Good luck, Michelle, Chris and Greg!

OMOT is a program of the Springfield Area Arts Council. The purpose of OMOT is to help local businesses, agencies, educational and medical institutions identify and celebrate the artistic talents of people they employ.

Misty Hagstrom, 786-2466misty.hagstrom@llcc.edu
Lindee Hall, 786-2409lindee.hall@llcc.edu

"Lincoln" by Greg Walbert"Giraffe" by Greg Walbert"The Local" by Chris McDonald"Primpin' Ain't Easy" by Michelle Burger

LLCC’s OMOT People’s Choice award winner is Michelle Burger

“Primpin' Ain’t Easy” by Michelle BurgerCongratulations to Michelle Burger, scholarship program and alumni services coordinator, on being the recipient of LLCC’s On My Own Time (OMOT) People’s Choice Award with her photography entry “Primpin’ Ain’t Easy.” She receives a $50 Visa gift card, courtesy of the Philip and Mary Kathryn Trutter Museum.

OMOT is a program of the Springfield Area Arts Council. The purpose of OMOT is to help local businesses, agencies, educational and medical institutions identify and celebrate the artistic talents of people they employ.

Misty Hagstrom, 786-2466misty.hagstrom@llcc.edu
Lindee Hall, 786-2409lindee.hall@llcc.edu

Today is the last day to vote for LLCC OMOT People’s Choice Award

On My Own TimeToday is the last day to vote for the LLCC On My Own Time People’s Choice Award at LLCC’s OMOT exhibit in the Trutter Museum! The artist of the favorite piece at LLCC will receive a $50 Visa gift card courtesy of the Trutter Museum.

A few pieces are for sale! Shop for that someone special and see if you can find them a one-of-a-kind gift! Contact Misty or Lindee if you are interested in purchasing any of the artwork that is for sale.

All pieces awarded first place at the LLCC OMOT exhibit will move on to the OMOT city-wide exhibit. The OMOT city-wide exhibit will be at the Springfield Art Association (SAA), 700 North Fourth Street, Nov. 5-23. The city-wide awards, as well as the city-wide best of show award will be announced at a reception at the SAA on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

OMOT is a program of the Springfield Area Arts Council. The purpose of OMOT is to help local businesses, agencies, educational and medical institutions identify and celebrate the artistic talents of people they employ.

Misty Hagstrom, 786-2466misty.hagstrom@llcc.edu
Lindee Hall, 786-2409lindee.hall@llcc.edu

Still time to vote for the LLCC OMOT People’s Choice Award

On My Own Time
LLCC’s On My Own Time (OMOT) exhibit, housed in the Trutter Museum, remains open through Thursday, Oct. 31. Please check it out and vote for the LLCC’s People’s Choice Award before the end of day Thursday! The artist of the favorite piece at LLCC will receive a $50 Visa gift card courtesy of the Trutter Museum.

A few pieces are for sale! Do some holiday shopping for that someone special and see if you can find them a one-of-a-kind gift! Contact Misty or Lindee if you are interested in purchasing any of the artwork that is for sale.

All pieces awarded first place at the LLCC OMOT exhibit will move on to the OMOT city-wide exhibit. The OMOT city-wide exhibit will be at the Springfield Art Association (SAA), 700 North Fourth Street, Nov. 5-23. The city-wide awards, as well as the city-wide best of show award will be announced at a reception at the SAA on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

OMOT is a program of the Springfield Area Arts Council. The purpose of OMOT is to help local businesses, agencies, educational and medical institutions identify and celebrate the artistic talents of people they employ.

Misty Hagstrom, 786-2466misty.hagstrom@llcc.edu
Lindee Hall, 786-2409lindee.hall@llcc.edu

Four first place ribbons!

On My Own TimeA panel of judges from the Springfield Area Arts Council completed their review yesterday of LLCC’s “On My Own Time” art exhibit, and four first place ribbons were awarded! Several other awards were also handed out as well. So take a moment to visit the Trutter Center, take in the full display and cast your vote for the LLCC People’s Choice recipient.

The exhibit features 28 works of art created by LLCC faculty and staff and is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. People’s Choice voting continues through the end of October, with the winner receiving a $50 Visa gift card courtesy of the Trutter Museum.

All pieces awarded first place will move on to the OMOT city-wide exhibit. The OMOT city-wide exhibit will be at the Springfield Art Association (SAA), 700 North Fourth St., Nov. 5-23. The city-wide awards, as well as the city-wide best of show award will be announced at a reception at the SAA on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

A few pieces are for sale – shop for that someone special and see if you can find them a one-of-a-kind gift! Contact Misty or Lindee if you are interested in purchasing  any of the artwork that is for sale.

Congratulations to everybody that participated in OMOT!

Michelle Burger
Primpin Ain’t Easy, First

Misty Hagstrom
Up, Honorable Mention

Bobbi Henry
Lightning on the Ocean, Honorable Mention

Tricia Kujawa
Reflection, Second
Sunday Morning Solitude, Third

Chris McDonald
The Local, First
Hommage to Ansel, Second

Jan Szoke
First Thing, Honorable Mention

Greg Walbert
Giraffe, First
Lincoln, First

Esteban Cruz, Lindee Hall, Kevin Lust, Patrick Moore and Jonathan Rees also received participation awards.

OMOT is a program of the Springfield Area Arts Council offering individuals the opportunity to display original art created outside the office.

Misty Hagstrom, 786-2466, misty.hagstrom@llcc.edu
Lindee Hall, 786-2409, lindee.hall@llcc.edu

Celebrate LLCC talent at the “On My Own Time” opening reception today

On My Own TimeAll are invited to the opening reception for LLCC’s “On My Own Time” today, Oct. 3, from 4-6 p.m. at the Philip and Mary Kathryn Trutter Museum. This exhibit features 29 pieces of artwork from LLCC faculty and staff. Refreshments will be served.

Don’t forget to vote for the LLCC’s People’s Choice Award! The artist of the favorite piece at LLCC will receive a $50 Visa gift card courtesy of the Philip and Mary Kathryn Trutter Museum.

The LLCC OMOT exhibit will be open Oct. 1-31.

OMOT is a program of the Springfield Area Arts Council offering individuals the opportunity to display original art created outside the office.

Celebrate LLCC talent at the “On My Own Time” opening reception

On My Own TimeAll are invited to the opening reception for LLCC’s “On My Own Time” on Thursday, Oct. 3 from 4-6 p.m. at the Philip and Mary Kathryn Trutter Museum. This exhibit features 29 pieces of artwork from LLCC faculty and staff. Refreshments will be served.

Don’t forget to vote for the LLCC’s People’s Choice Award! The artist of the favorite piece at LLCC will receive a $50 Visa gift card courtesy of the Philip and Mary Kathryn Trutter Museum.

The LLCC OMOT exhibit will be open Oct. 1-31.

OMOT is a program of the Springfield Area Arts Council offering individuals the opportunity to display original art created outside the office.

“On My Own Time” opening reception Oct. 3

On My Own TimeAll are invited to the opening reception for LLCC’s “On My Own Time” on Thursday, Oct. 3 from 4-6 p.m. at the Philip and Mary Kathryn Trutter Museum. This exhibit features 28 pieces of artwork from LLCC faculty and staff. Refreshments will be served.

Don’t forget to vote for the LLCC’s People’s Choice Award! The artist of the favorite piece at LLCC will receive a $50 Visa gift card courtesy of the Philip and Mary Kathryn Trutter Museum.

OMOT is a program of the Springfield Area Arts Council offering individuals the opportunity to display original art created outside the office.

“On My Own Time” entry forms and fees due today

On My Own TimeToday, Sept. 12, is the deadline for faculty and staff interested in participating in LLCC’s On My Own Time (OMOT) exhibit to submit entry forms and fees.

Each individual may enter up to three works of art created since 2016 for $5 per entry fee. The actual artwork is due by Monday, Sept. 23.

The rules, as well as a detailed category list are attached. Email Misty or Lindee for the entry and identification forms, or with any questions you may have.

Thanks for your participation!

Misty Hagstrom786-2466misty.hagstrom@llcc.edu
Lindee Hall786-2409lindee.hall@llcc.edu

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