- In painting and drawing:
First prize was given to Diana Novoset for "Fleur-de-Lis."
As in past years, Diana showed her mastery of vivid floral color
with a portrait of iris that shows her watercolor skills are still
Chuck Long took second prize for "Jackson Mansion," the
most striking yet of his meticulous line drawings that master every
nuance of architectural detail in "sprung" perspective.
Third prize went to Jillian McLuhan for "Lady," another
superb detail work, this time in pastel, of a truncated female
figure in a soft blue shift and elegant fluff jacket.
Curtis Salonick's "The Dancer" was first-prize winner,
capturing a formal female dancer in black and white stretched alone
in a studio filled with soaking ambient light. Curtis also took
third prize for a color print of "The Maiden," reclining,
half asleep in an indefinite space.
Second prize went to Jim Cook for "The Elephant Walk," a
black and white of two pachyderms practicing a routine or exchanging
greetings against a background suggesting a circus.
In 3-D artwork:
First and third prizes were taken by Rita Millard for two
quilting-and-stitchery works. "Waterfall," a cascade of
silver-white stitching over a semi-naturalist background of quilted
colors, was the judges' first-prize choice. "Falling Leaves,"
third prize, featured cloth leaf -shapes stitched on an autumnal
Second prize was awarded to Rusti Shaff for "Martha May,"a
winsome fantasy-figure sculpture sitting with crossed legs and
thinking of ... what?