Lee self portrait earns top prize at 2014 Art Studio member show

SELF PORTRAIT #1 by Riah Lee, was selected as the winning piece in TASIMJAE 2014, The Art Studio’s membership show

The winners of TASIMJAE 2014 (The Art Studio, Inc. Member Jurored Art Exhibition) were revealed at the opening reception, April 5.

Riah Lee earned first place for “Self Portrait #1.” Lee’s prize includes a solo show at The Studio in May 2015.

Second place went to Melissa McWhite for “Found.” Carlo Busceme IV earned third place for “Crown.”

Honorable mentions went to Kailee Viator for “Perversions of Man,” Karen Dumesnil for “Life Cycle,” Michael Ray Reed for “Pollo Asado,” and Maurice Abelman for “Mind of Escher.”

Avril Falgout’s paper maché contruction ANNETTE, was included
in the works accepted for TASIMJAE 2014 at The Art Studio in

The exhibition attracted 64 entries from 41 artists, with 46 works by 32 artists accepted.

This year’s juror was Lynne Lokensgard, retired art professor at Lamar University.