You Are What You Eat

All-media call for entries to this juried exhibition of you and the food you eat, wear, hate, make, throw (Food Fight!) or grow?
  • Gallery: John and Pat Rossi + Meta B. Brown Galleries

The Dunedin Fine Art Center would like to express a sincere Thanks and Congratulations to each participating Artist in our exhibition.

And we also appreciate the time and effort of our Guest Juror, Michele Tuegel for selecting the award winners for You Are What You Eat.

67 works were submitted, with the nine artworks recognized to receive cash plus gift certificate awards. 

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Cynthia R. Dill

First Place

2-1-18; Apple + Violets

Oil on wood panel

Juror’s Comment:

“Rich and jewel-like. Sensuous with a minimal amount of brushstrokes.”

Diane Radel

Second Place

Decisions, Decisions

Acrylic on canvas

Juror’s Comment:

“Great composition and palette. Both graphic and painterly. Reminiscent of Wayne Theibaud.”

Tom Wilke

Third Place

Cherry Pie

Acrylic on canvas


Juror’s Comment:

“Hyper-saturated color. I could eat this all day! The in-your-face composition really conveys the theme: You Are What You Eat.” Parts of the painting, cause the subject to read like a landscape.”

Honorable Mention Awards

Michele wanted to recognize the excellence of these additional pieces—if only there were more awards to go around! Congratulations, All!

MICHELE TUEGEL received her B.A. and M.F.A. in Fine Arts, Printmaking/Papermaking from the University of South Florida in Tampa. She was awarded an Individual Artist Fellowship from the State of Florida, and the USF Distinguished Alumnae Award for Community Leadership and Service. Michele has taught at several universities, art centers and craft schools across the U.S., and has served as a board member of the American Craft Council Southeast.

As a professional visual artist/papermaker, Michele has participated in regional, national and international solo, group and juried exhibitions. Her career in arts administration led her to become the founding Executive Director of Florida Craftsmen, Inc., Projects Coordinator for the Pinellas County Arts Council, and most recently, a gallery owner in downtown St. Petersburg.  She has juried and curated fine art and contemporary craft exhibitions locally, regionally and nationally.