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2019 Judges

Competition Judge – Heather Sponaugle


Heather Sponaugle is a partner with the Caza Sikes team, where she serves as a curator and exhibition manager. She holds a degree in Art History and English from Depauw University, and additional coursework through the Art Academy of Cincinnati. Ms. Sponaugle has over fourteen years of arts consulting experience in corporate, public, and private environments.


She has worked for The Contemporary Arts Center, PNC Bank, Astrazeneca, Art Design Consultants, and The Malton Art Gallery. Ms. Sponaugle has also served in leadership capacities with a number of organizations, including co-founding a film education not-for-profit. Her career in the arts profession is shaped by her belief that art tells a story, shapes lives, and has the unique power to influence and engage.


Outside Exhibit Judges

Peter Roman and Mollie Williams

Scholarship & Student Art Judge

Mariah Garretson