2023 MFAC Exhibiting Artists

Congratulations to the following artists whose artwork (as listed) has been juried in to this year’s Michigan Fine Arts Competition.

Juried by Cris Worley

Cris Worley is the founder and owner of Cris Worley Fine Arts, one of Dallas’ premiere contemporary art galleries. She holds a BFA and MA, both in Art History, from The University of the South, and Southern Methodist University, respectively. Cris has over 20 years of experience in the fine art business, as director for other art galleries including Pan American Art Projects, and launching her own in 2010. Cris is an active leader in the arts in Dallas. She is a founding member of The Contemporary Art Dealers of Dallas (CADD) and has served on the advisory committee for the Town of Westlake’s Public Art Program. She continues to juror exhibitions, act as guest speaker to universities and mentor artists in the early stages of their careers. Likewise, she provides advisory services to a select number of clients.


Susan Aaron-Taylor – Endangered: Red Wolf

Susan Aaron-Taylor – Endangered: Saola

Linda Allen – Cityscape Toronto

Valerie Allen – Rural Infrastructure V

Jerry Basierbe – Black Beach and Seven Rocks – Iceland

Zoe Beaudry – Oddkin

Vana Beginin – A Friend

Pi Benio – Knot

Robert Beras – Dream 47

Russell Bloomfield – Tune In T

Candace Brancik – A Million Miles Away

Elizabeth Brandt – Shadowplay

Elizabeth Brandt – Ricochet

Alan Brown – Beso de los Muertos

Anthony Cairo – Maria Del Mar

Barbara Melnik Carson – Perseverance

Lynda Cole – circle

Jay Constantine – The Whitmer Kidnap Plot

Donald Cronkhite – Storm Over Lake Erie

Liz Davis – Figures in a forest; ode to a Japanese woodblock; the gate

Melissa Day – Life Experience Becomes You

Anthony Dedakis – Nature’s Majesty

John Diephouse – Inside Looking Out

Jessica Dietz – Bonnet

Paula Doe – Flower Girl’s Dress

Patty Eisenbraun – Solitude

Sally Erickson Wilson – Shift: 2022

Timothy Fisher – Self Portrait

Deborah Friedman – Brody’s Counter

Lynn Galbreath – Fifty Six Second Weather Front

Lynn Galbreath – I-75 North

Garth Glazier – First Light

Hal Gould – Squatters Camp, Mexico

Hal Gould – Man with a White Cane. Santa Fe, New Mexico

Ken Graning – Schiawassee River

Cynthia Greig – CAPTURE

Debbie Grifka – Lake of Blankness

Janet Husband – Four Fish

Susan Jager – Margarita Time

Jean Judd – Prairie Leaf #1

Sujin Jung – Perme

Heather Kelly – Golden

Michael Koole – Feather 17

Julie Kroppe – Guinevere In Yellow Satin #1

Alan Larkin – The Major Arcana – The Fool

Stephany Latham – The Healing Fields

Eric Law – Conversation #2

Martha Liddle-Lameti – Forest Bathing

Kimberly LaVonne Luther – Double Neck Pitcher

Douglas Malone – Exile 2

Anthony Marsalese – a little dab

Sally Matak – P Curve

Terry Matlen – Duke Takes Sister Louise to Disney World

John McLaughlin – Next to Nothing

Audra Melton – Atlantic Dab

Hannah Miller – I Would Very Much Like to Join

John Miller – encounter on the corner

John Albert Murphy – “Forest for the Trees….”

Sarah Nesbitt – Migration

Colleen O’Rourke – Aoife

Colleen O’Rourke – Sorcha

Susan O’Connor – untitled

Candace Pappas – Self-Portrait with Bittersweet Vines

Lynn Parkllan – Rest in the grace of the world

Catherine Peet – The Forever Turning

Stone Peng – Splash

Agnieszka Przyborowski – Damian

Kimberly Raboin – Obscured Vision

Carolyn Reed Barritt – The Unbearable Weight of the Sun

Carolyn Reed Barritt – Hometown

Sandy Rice – Odile

Jesse Richard – Spring Storm Uprising

Kirk Roda – Emotion Basket

Philip Ruehle – Adamant Indecision

Robert Sandler – Dreaming

Mark Schumack – Rebel Girl

Savannah Sievers – Mykonos

Savannah Sievers – Ocean Moon

Heather Sisto – DUSTY DEATH

Maggie Smith – IfYouLookLongEnoughYouWillSee…

Jean Steed – Mabel

Laurie Tennent – Clematis Achenes

Stephanie Tyson Osorio – m. s.n.m. #1

Pat Vartanian – Tea Party

Stephanee Wallace – John and His Dog Cedar

Scott Ward – Drunken Robots I

Anne Wilkins – All in a row. . .

Sharon Will – Road Closed – unsigned

Rich Wiquist – Christopher

Jackson Wrede – Gillian