On My Own Time

Event Date: 
Aug 2 2012 (All day) to Aug 14 2012 (All day)

On My Own Time (OMOT) is an annual, regional art competition featuring the artistic talents of
people who work for companies, non-profit and governmental agencies throughout North
Texas. Each year, area companies and organizations hold in-house exhibitions featuring artwork
that was created outside of working hours by their employees, Winners in each of eleven
categories such as painting, black and white photography and sculpture, are selected by arts
experts who act as jurors. In addition, the jurors select a Best of Show winner. Employees are

asked to vote for a “People’s Choice” awardee.
Works that have been awarded a First Prize and Best of Show in each category are selected to
move on to the regional exhibit, where the best artworks from all of the companies involved are
exhibited together at NorthPark Center during September 2012.

Reception and Awards Ceremony is Aug 10, 2012 from 5:30pm - 7:30pm.


The People’s Choice award went to Sam Ivie for Girl.  Honorable mention for People's Choice went to Jeff McClung for his work We used to build big dreams.

Honorable Mentions

Doris Britt for textile work “Oktoberfest”

Michelle Farley for her color photograph  “Cowboy Heaven”

Marcy Butler for her work on paper  “Beauty Beheld”


First Place Winners

Works on Canvas

            Amateur: Lindsay MacIntyre   “Endless Lovers”

            Professional:  Rebecca Boardman  “Joie de Vivre”

Works on Paper

            Amateur:  Rebecca Barham  “When the doors of perception…”

            Professional:  Sam Ivie  “Girl”

Color Photography

            Amateur:  Gary Mathews  “Electrical Storm”

            Professional:  Lynne Richards  “Stairwell to the Waterfall”

Black & White Photography

            Amateur:  Michelle Hurt  “Boy at Window”

            Professional:  Erin Mazzei  “Panhandle St”

Enhanced Photography

            Amateur:  Julie West  “Lunar Passages”

            (No entry for Professional category)


            Amateur: Lisa Vining  “La Reina”

            Professional: Rene Muhl  “Remains of the Day”

Mixed Media

            Amateur:  Tina Aguilar  “The Curious Season”

            (No entry for Professional category)

Textiles/Fiber Art

            Amateur:  Betsy Snethen  “Reflections on a Spring Day”

(No entry for Professional category)


            Amateur:  Lisa Maxwell Brown  “Turquoise Terror”

                (No entry for Professional category)


            Amateur:  Abraham Benavides  “Metropolis”

            (No entry for Professional category)

Best in Show

Sam Ivie  “Girl”