Courtesy of the Record Herald; Printed 7.21.13

WEST MILTON – Hoffman United Methodist Church in West Milton held its seventh annual Art Show July 12-14. Attendees had the opportunity to vote for their three favorite works of art.
Prize money was awarded based on those paintings that received the most votes.

Prizes awarded were: $500 to Caleb Thomas for his painting “Elizabeth;” $400 to Regina Whipp, “Heading for Market;” and $300 to Bonnie Peer, “Lion of Judah.”

Prizes of $100 each were awarded to: Rita Orre, “Sheep in the Meadow;” Linda Lock, “Isabella;” Carol Peden, “Catching a Mood;” Gloria Honeyman, “Midnight Scurry;” Carolyn Kavalunas, “Approaching Storm;” Kathy Moore, “Tabletops With Self;” Barb Wilfong, “Behind the Brush;” and Opal Halderman, “Farm Seed on Feed Sack.”

There were 37 participants throughout Miami County, plus a wide range of surrounding areas. This was a non-juried show with the purpose of providing a showcase for area talent of all ages.

The show committee extends a special thank you to Bill Netzley of Netzley Roofing for his prize money donation of $2,000. The committee would also like to thank all the participants, as well as all those who attended the show. The committee recognizes Bob Menker of Patterson’s Flowers for providing the variety of beautiful plants placed throughout the show.


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