42nd Community Art Show Winners Announced

April 23, 2021

The Matthews Opera House and Arts Center is excited to announce the winners of the 42nd Community Art Show. 

The awards were announced Friday, April 23 via a virtual awards ceremony posted on the Matthews Opera House Facebook page.

“The pool of submissions we had this year was incredible,” said Heather Evans, gallery manager. “A huge congratulations goes out to all of our artists. I hope everyone can take the time to look at these pieces by stopping by our gallery.”

The Community Art Show will be on display in the gallery until May 7. A virtual walkthrough of the show is available HERE.


42nd Annual Community Art Show Winners

Best In Show: “Prairie Oasis” by Greg Walter


People’s Choice: “The Killer Whale” by Brooklyn Britton


Adult Category

1st Place: “Civil Twilight, Ait Benhaddou, Morocco” by Bob Wilson

2nd Place: “Circle Chip Away” by Will Lopez

3rd Place: “Dakota Landscape/Looking East” by Paul Peterson


High School Category

1st Place: “Becoming One” by Calahan Wood


Middle School Category

1st Place: “Goat” by Evan Foss


Grade School Category

1st Place: “Toe Biter” by Pearl Grine


K and Under Category

1st Place: “Princess of the Red Foxes” by Faith Miles

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