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Drum roll, please…..

Last week at The Matthews Art Gallery, awards were presented to the following artists.  Each category with all award recipients is listed below,  including images of all first place pieces.  But first, our judges.  They did a great job.

Stay tuned for information on the 38th Winter Art Show in January of 2017!

Here come the Judges

  • Desy Schoenewies, Art Professor at BHSU
  • Ann Porter, Art Professor at BHSU
  • Shawn Wilson, Rapid City Gallery Owner
  • Steve Babbitt, Photography Professor at BHSU.

People’s Choice Award

It was a tight race. That speaks to the quality of art in this year’s show.   

The 2016 People’s Choice award goes to Dorothy Callies of Spearfish, for her oil painting, “Diablo,” pictured below.

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And the ribbons go to…

BEST OF SHOW
Julie Esmay, “Bone Abstractions”

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THE MATTHEWS PHOTOGRAPHY AWARD
Roger O’Dea, “History”

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Roger O’Dea, “History”

ADULT
1st: Ethan Engle, “Overcast”
2nd: Tracy Hergert, “You Don’t Know”
3rd:  JB Hoffman, “Warbird”

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Ethan Engle, “Overcast”

GRADE SCHOOL
1st:  Rio Sexton, “Killer Robot”
2nd:  Michael Coronato, “A Winter’s Walk”
3rd:  Charlie Nickles, “Three Week Trip”

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Rio Sexton, “Killer Robot”

MIDDLE SCHOOL
1st: Justin Fossum, “Origami Bugs”
2nd: John Nickles, “At 75th”

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Justin Fossum, “Origami Bugs”

HIGH SCHOOL
1st: Vivian Steckline, “Made of Stars”
2nd:  Zach Davis, ” Glimpse into the Heart of Darkness”
3rd:  Nathan Davis, “Flower”

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Vivian Steckline, “Made of Stars”

 

 

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