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Fierce artist behind the camera is center of attention at Aurora Picture Show award dinner

Fierce artist behind camera is honored at Aurora Picture Show dinner

Judy Nyquist, left, and Carolee Schneemann at the Aurora Picture Show Awards dinner October 2014
Aurora Award Dinner chair Judy Nyquist, left, and honoree Carolee Schneemann. Photo by © Roswitha Vogler/Photosbyrovo.com
Heidi Gerger, from left, Mary Arocha and Jereann Chaney at the Aurora Picture Show Awards dinner October 2014
Heidi Gerger, from left, Mary Arocha and Jereann Chaney. Photo by © Roswitha Vogler/Photosbyrovo.com
Emmelie Kopp, from left, Jamie Bell and Karen Farber at the Aurora Picture Show Awards dinner October 2014
Emmelie Kopp, from left, Jamie Bell and Karen Farber. Photo by © Roswitha Vogler/Photosbyrovo.com
Sarah and Mike Stauder at the Aurora Picture Show Awards dinner October 2014
Sarah and Mike Stauder. Photo by © Roswitha Vogler/Photosbyrovo.com
Jason Brown and Kia Neill at the Aurora Picture Show Awards dinner October 2014
Jason Brown and Kia Neill. Photo by © Roswitha Vogler/Photosbyrovo.com
Nancy Douthey, from left, Alexia Bonomi and Guest at the Aurora Picture Show Awards dinner October 2014
Nancy Douthey, from left, Alexia Bonomi and guest. Photo by © Roswitha Vogler/Photosbyrovo.com
Thedra and Stephen Cullar-Ledford at the Aurora Picture Show Awards dinner October 2014
Thedra and Stephen Cullar-Ledford. Photo by © Roswitha Vogler/Photosbyrovo.com
Jo and Jim Furr at the Aurora Picture Show Awards dinner October 2014
Jo and Jim Furr. Photo by © Roswitha Vogler/Photosbyrovo.com
Bridget and Patrick Wade at the Aurora Picture Show Awards dinner October 2014
Bridget and Patrick Wade. Photo by © Roswitha Vogler/Photosbyrovo.com
The venue at the Aurora Picture Show Awards dinner October 2014
The venue. Photo by © Roswitha Vogler/Photosbyrovo.com
Judy Nyquist, left, and Carolee Schneemann at the Aurora Picture Show Awards dinner October 2014
Heidi Gerger, from left, Mary Arocha and Jereann Chaney at the Aurora Picture Show Awards dinner October 2014
Emmelie Kopp, from left, Jamie Bell and Karen Farber at the Aurora Picture Show Awards dinner October 2014
Sarah and Mike Stauder at the Aurora Picture Show Awards dinner October 2014
Jason Brown and Kia Neill at the Aurora Picture Show Awards dinner October 2014
Nancy Douthey, from left, Alexia Bonomi and Guest at the Aurora Picture Show Awards dinner October 2014
Thedra and Stephen Cullar-Ledford at the Aurora Picture Show Awards dinner October 2014
Jo and Jim Furr at the Aurora Picture Show Awards dinner October 2014
Bridget and Patrick Wade at the Aurora Picture Show Awards dinner October 2014
The venue at the Aurora Picture Show Awards dinner October 2014

What: Aurora Picture Show Aurora Award Dinner.

Where: Aurora Picture Show.

The 411: Groundbreaking and confrontational artist/filmmaker Carolee Schneemann received the award in recognition of her fierce and creative expression through performance and filmmaking. As part of the evening's program two of her challenging works, "Precarious" and "Devour" were screened for the intimate gathering of 60 guests. The award was presented to Schneemann by performance artist and gallerist Nancy Douthey.

Judy Nyquist chaired the evening that raised funds for the educational and artistic programs of Aurora.

Who: Jo and Jim Furr, Heidi Gerger, Jereann Cheney, Mary Arocha, Sarah and Mike Stauder, Jamie Bell, Karen Farber, Kia Neill and Jason Brown and Thedra and Stephen Cullar-Ledford.

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