2021 Brewer Science Hosts Pure Enjoyment Art Exhibit Virtual and In-Person

2021 Brewer Science Hosts Pure Enjoyment Art Exhibit Virtual and In-Person

Forest Greens - Morgan Bippes

Forest Greens – Morgan Bippes

Springfield, MO – November 1, 2021 – Brewer Science, in cooperation with the Springfield Regional Arts Council, hosted an exhibit featuring original art and photography during October. This year’s Pure Enjoyment Art Exhibit in-person show featured 44 pieces of original artwork. The virtual exhibit consisted of 129 pieces of artwork from 69 artists representing eight states and two countries. Brewer Science, with the help of the Springfield Regional Arts Council, has hosted Pure Enjoyment since 2002. Visitors can view the online exhibit at www.brewerscience.com/art-show.

This is the second year the Pure Enjoyment Art Exhibit has had a virtual component, allowing it to feature not only local artists, but also artists from California, Tennessee, Pennsylvania and Malaysia. Additionally, the People’s Choice Award encourages visitors to vote on their top three favorite pieces. This year over 400 visitors voted in the People’s Choice Awards.

Representing a variety of communities, artists selected for the 2021 Pure Enjoyment Exhibit are:

White Beauty - Traci Findley

White Beauty – Traci Findley

Elizabeth O’Connor (Humansville, Missouri), Mitsu Harter (Independence, Kansas), Janice Myers (Joplin, Missouri), Robert Mossack (Joplin, Missouri), Emy Thiran (Kuala Lumpur), Ed Whitmore (La Jolla, California), Bobby Thompson (Lebanon, Missouri), Traci Findley (Lee Summit, Missouri), Andrew Jones (Marionville, Missouri), Marissa Rotellini (Murfreesboro, Tennessee), Jennifer Roberts (N Kansas City, Missouri), Jennifer Larkin (Newburg, Missouri), Jennifer Weigel (Newton, Kansas), Dana Neuenschwander (Nixa, Missouri), Nam Dao (Pottstown, Pennsylvania), Gerry Toler (Republic, Missouri), Melissa Soebbing (Richland, Missouri), Madelyn Sullivan (Rolla, Missouri), Morgan Bippes (Rolla, Missouri), Shannen Hahn (Rolla, Missouri),  Victor Hughes (Saint Louis, Missouri), Jesus Ambrocio (Saint Robert, Missouri), Jane Ballard (Shell Knob, Missouri),  Jeanene Turney (Sparta, Missouri), Ann Kynion (Springfield, Missouri), Bill Horst (Springfield, Missouri), Blessy Khokhar (Springfield, Missouri), Maycie Lubbers (Rolla, Missouri), Carol Snyder (Springfield, Missouri),  Dawna Middleton (Springfield, Missouri), Dean Ertel (Springfield, Missouri), Holly Goodwin (Springfield, Missouri), Les Hagemann (Springfield, Missouri), Linda Kirchner (Springfield, Missouri), Linda Passeri (Springfield, Missouri), Marian Chamberlain (Springfield, Missouri), Mark Shipley (Springfield, Missouri), Michael Kornblum (Springfield, Missouri), Nicholas Struble (Springfield, Missouri), Sarah Gatewood (Springfield, Missouri),  Suzanne Walker (Springfield, Missouri), Kenneth Richardson (Springfield, Missouri), Emma Bright (St. Louis, Missouri), Bethany Ferrell (Vienna, Missouri), Alan O’Neal (Willard, Missouri), Barbara Marshall (Chesterfield, Missouri), Fred Schollmeyer (Chamois, Missouri),  Jennifer Wilcockson (Calhoun, Missouri),  Jerry Ricker (California, Missouri), Jessica Albright (Springfield, Missouri), Julie Wiegand (Berger, Missouri), Kathleen Elyse (Columbus, Ohio),  Matthew Beard (Fenton, Missouri), Michael McClure (Willow Springs, Missouri),  Sarah Butler (St. Louis, Missouri), Steven Schroeder (Chicago, Illinois), and William Oberholtzer (Dixon, Missouri).

Hillside Hereford - Julie Weigand

Hillside Hereford – Julie Weigand

The winners of the People’s Choice Award are: first place, Traci Findley, for her piece “White Beauty,“ Morgan Bippes placed second with her piece “Forest Greens,“ and Julie Weigand placed third with her piece “Hillside Hereford.“

For more information, please contact Rachel Johnson at the Springfield Regional Arts Council at (417) 862-2787 or Tracy Jenkins at Brewer Science at (573) 364-0300, extension 1427.


About Brewer Science

Brewer Science is a global leader in developing and manufacturing next-generation materials and processes that foster the technology needed for tomorrow. Since 1981, we’ve expanded our technology portfolio within advanced lithography, advanced packaging, smart devices, and printed electronics to enable cutting-edge microdevices and unique monitoring systems for industrial, environmental, and air applications. Our relationship-focused approach provides outcomes that facilitate and deliver critical information. Our headquarters are in Rolla, Missouri, with customer support throughout the world. We invite you to learn more about Brewer Science at www.brewerscience.com.   


About the Springfield Regional Arts Council (SRAC)

The SRAC, incorporated in 1978, connects people and the arts. It supports some of the most prominent visual, performing, literary, and film/media arts organizations and artists within 27 counties, the largest outreach of any in the state of Missouri. The current mission of the SRAC is to transform lives and enrich our community through the Arts. The SRAC also manages The Creamery Arts Center, which houses the offices of the SRAC, Springfield Symphony Orchestra, Springfield Ballet, Springfield Regional Opera, Springfield Community Center, Sculpture Walk Springfield, and Any Given Child, as well as a board room, classrooms, arts library, exhibition hall, film editing bays, shared costume and set design shops managed by the Springfield Little Theatre and instrument storage.

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