2004 Janice Wright Cheney

I started using quite a bit of insects in my work because I was fascinated by the fact that everybody has a reaction to insects and how fear and nerves elevate as well as how a lot of superstitions come out of not really knowing about things. – Janice Wright Cheney, 2004

2002 Gordon Dunphy

This is what’s important to try to catch — that spirit that trees have, especially big old hardwood trees, and if I can catch that and make it look simple, the best forms are those that look as if they just happened … – Gordon Dunphy, 2002

2001 Gerard Collins

Art critic Murray Littlejohn noted that Collins mocks the trend to reduce art to a decorative role in society, robbing it of its cognitive value. His landscapes and portraits prompt the viewer to challenge the importance of money and technology in modern life. – 2001