Save the date for
the 2023 BarnArt Show!
June 9, 10 and 11 at the G.A.R. Hall
14th Annual HGAC BarnArt Show & Sale A Success!
Thanks to all who participated in the BarnArt Show & Sale! Below are the award winners from the show.
From left to right:
Mary Moores, first place fine art, for Lemmon's Barn; Joh Ricci, second place fine art, for tapestry of Wild Flower Farm;
Rex Craven, third place fine art, for Old Blue Barn; Geoff Grant, first place photography, for Sherfy Farm;
Dorothy Marquet. second place photography, for Barn on Wet Plate;
Dawn Whitmore, third place photography, for County Road Red Barn Home;
and Rodney Rosenzweig, Artist's Choice award for East Berlin Barn #1.
Not present for photo: People's Choice Award winner Angela Davies, for the photograph Nightfall.
Special Thanks to Julie Meyers, art instructor at Gettysburg Area High School, for volunteering to judge the show.
Many of the area's most noted artists will be showing their work in the 14th Annual BarnArt Show & Sale.
Proceeds from this popular event will benefit the Barn Preservation Project and Grant Program sponsored by Historic Gettysburg Adams County (HGAC). It will be held at the G.A.R. Hall at 53 East Middle St. in historic downtown Gettysburg from Friday, June 10 until Sunday, June 12.
All the artworks accepted into this unique exhibit must include a representation of a barn or a detail of a barn.
The Opening Night Reception on Friday June 10 is free and open to the public from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Winners of awards will be announced during the reception at 7:30 p.m. Two cash prizes of $1,000 will be awarded: one for "Best of Show in Fine Art" (prize donated by J.Jay Mackie, Ph.D. and Monica Oss); and one for for "Best of Show in Photography" (prize donated by Dave and Cynthia Salisbury).
Opening Night attendees will again cast their votes for the ever-popular "People's Choice Award." New this year will be the "Artists' Choice Award," which will be awarded to the artwork voted best by the participating artists.A special feature of this year's show will be a presentation of video footage of historic Adams County barns shot during recent barn surveys using drones operated by volunteers Mark Clowney and Loy Elliott. HGAC has surveyed more than 375 barns in Adams County creating a permanent record of each barn as part of the HGAC Barn Registry.