Coming together for a distinctive Art exhibit at the Dubois County Museum from Oct 9 by way of Oct 21 will be the abilities of art trainer and artist, Invoice Whorrall, audio instructor and artist, Ann McKinney Nagy, and retired Diocesan priest photographer, Father August Busch.
Bill Whorrall was born in East Chicago and lived in northern Indiana right until he was 18 yrs old. At that time he joined the Air Pressure. After assistance he attended I.U.-Northeast and I.U.-Bloomington earning a Bachelor’s degree in Artwork Education and learning, a Masters’s in Schooling and a Masters’s of Fine Artwork in Printmaking.
Mr. Whorrall has additional than 30 decades expertise in instructing and has taught at Shoals Superior College and Holy Loved ones Catholic Faculty in Jasper and is at present teaching at Cherished Blood Catholic College and John Paul the Fantastic Catholic Superior College in Jasper. He has posted 8 photographic textbooks on Indiana. Four of his textbooks are nevertheless in print and will be accessible at the Museum Present Shop or by getting in touch with him at 13669 Rama Dye Highway, Shoals, IN 47581. He will be exhibiting his initial paintings in the show.
Ann (Beckman) McKinney Nagy, who holds K-12 degrees in both Music and Art Instruction, is at the moment a music teacher at Holy Rosary University in Evansville and choir director/accompanist for St. Boniface Parish in Evansville. In addition to these career pursuits, Nagy is also a posted poet, freelance organist and freelance artist. Considering that 2001, she has taught arts similar lessons at the College of Southern Indiana. In addition to her 25 several years of training for the Diocese of Evansville, she has also taught for the Sisters of Providence at Jasper and at Marian Heights Academy in Ferdinand.
She has served as an organist at churches for about forty years, together with St. Joseph Church in Jasper. Nagy is the eldest of 13 children born to Maurice and Lillian Beckman of St. Anthony, Indiana. She attended Marian Heights Academy in Ferdinand where she gained certificates in equally Music and Artwork. She credits the Sister of St. Benedict and her schooling at the Academy for supplying her the foundation abilities for a vocation in the arts. She also credits Fr. August Busch for teaching her the artwork of photography and for his ongoing impact on her artwork as a mentor.
Nagy is a member of various companies, including the American for the Arts Advocacy Team, the International Modern society of Poets, the Countrywide Art Educator’s Association, the Nationwide New music Educator’s Association, The Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana, the Tri-Point out Artwork Guild, and Phi Lambda Theta. Nagy has received awards in equally Art and New music. Nagy was awarded the 2001 Trainer of the Yr Award for the Catholic Diocese of Evansville. She has been a prospect for the Excellent Arts Educator of South Western Indiana.
She lately gained 2nd spot in the Shutterbug Pictures Competition at Audubon Museum for her character photography. In 2011 she was acknowledged by the Biltmore Who’s Who as an Honored Member for her determination to excellence as a design arts educator. This previous yr she has exhibited artwork in ten distinctive artwork reveals like an Artist of the Month display as a result of the Arts Council of Southwestern IN. Nagy’s artwork is expressive with an inclination for abstraction. For this show, she has picked to fork out tribute to the natural beauty of character. Her artwork in this show will include things like chalk pastel, portray, blended media, drawing, graphic design and style, and photography in a variety of variations ranging from abstract to practical.
Father August Busch was ordained a priest for the Diocese of Evansville in 1956. He has served at St. Simon’s parish in Washington, St. Joseph’s, Evansville in 1957, a high faculty teacher in 1964, St. Martin Parish in Chrisney, Great Shepherd in Evansville, St. Celestine from 1984-1988, St. Bernard in Rockport and retired in 1996. He has a continuing appreciate of images and will show a number of pictures in the exhibit.
The Dubois County Museum is a local non-profit group dedicated to the selection, preservation and interpretation of historic artifacts and info vital to the citizens of the county. Museum functions are funded by annual memberships, donations and items from guests, space citizens and companies. Admission is cost-free, donations are approved. The DCM workers consists fully of volunteers. It is situated in Jasper at 2704 N Newton Avenue (US 231). Cell phone 634-7733. Museum several hours are Tuesday through Friday from 10:00 am—2:00 pm EDT, Saturday from 10-4pm and Sundays 1:00—4:00. It is shut on Mondays. Make sure you enable two hours to tour the reveals. Stop by the museum world-wide-web web page at www.duboiscountymuseum.org for museum details.