Special to The Hays Daily News
Newman University Assistant Professor of Art and Graphic Design Pamela Pancake has had two of her works selected for the Hays Arts Council’s 45th annual Smoky Hill Arts Exhibition. Pancake’s work will be on display from April 25 through June 7 at the Hays Arts Council, 112 E. 11th. An opening reception will be from 7 to 9 p.m. April 25.
The Smoky Hill Art Exhibition is the Hays Arts Council’s annual state-wide, juried fine art competition. At the juror’s discretion, a total of $2,500 in cash prizes will be awarded.
The council received 247 works to be considered for the competition, but selected only 64. The juror for this year’s competition is Sherry Leedy, director and curator of Sherry Leedy Contemporary Art Gallery. She holds an M.F.A. from the University of Kansas and a B.F.A. from the Kansas City Arts Institute.