The Arts Council announces first 2014 BSF Gallery Exhibit, Art Noir


The Arts Council is excited to kick-off 2014 with Art Noir, a black and white juried exhibit. This year’s Art Noir exhibit has been opened to include all media, and will be showing January 16th through February 6th at the Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana’s Bower-Suhrheinrich Foundation Gallery, located at 318 Main Street in downtown Evansville. This year’s juror is local photographer and designer, Fred Reaves. Reaves owns and operates Image One Photo & Design and Image One Fai (Fine Art Images) in Henderson, KY. Reaves, an award winning commercial photographer and graphic designer has been working professionally for 37 years with a primary focus on architectural and industrial photography and graphic design. Client lists include such internationally based companies as Eli Lilly, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Peabody Coal, SGS Inc., Whirlpool Corporation, Earnest Sewn Jeans, Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Jofco, Kimball International, The Christian Church of Kentucky, Atlas Van Lines, Agrotain International, and Maker’s Mark Distillery.

Reaves, is a graduate of the Murray State University Department of Art and Design with a degree in photography and graphic design. As an accomplished fine arts photographer his work can be found in galleries and museum shops as well as in private and corporate collections both nationally and internationally. He has taught numerous photographic workshops for high school aged photographers as well as Advanced Studio Lighting Techniques and Intermediate Photography classes in the Visual Communications Dept. at Ivy Tech State College in Indiana. For more information about this year’s juror, visit  The exhibit calendar and award information is listed below. For more information about Art Noir, visit

Exhibit Calendar:

Artist Registration Deadline – Jan. 6, by 4pm

Artist Works Received – Jan. 14, by 4pm

Artist Notification Email – Jan. 15, by 4pm

Artist Non-accepted Pick-up – Jan. 16, by 4pm

Public Art Noir Reception – Jan. 24, 5-7pm

Artist Displayed Work Pick-up – Feb. 6, by 4pm



Best of Show – $300

1st Place – $200

2nd Place – $100

3rd Place – $50