Mid-Missouri Artists Spring Fine Arts Show awards presented

May 9, 2013

The 33rd Mid-Missouri Artists Spring Fine Arts Show featured 150 works by 43 artists and photographers May 4-5 in Warrensburg.

The following awards were presented:


Best of Show: Linda Hoover, “Self Portrait.”

Artistic Excellence: Gary Cadwallader, “Telling Lies at the Fair”; Cynthia Morris, “Shine On”; Ted Denton, “EFC #37”; Linda Rhoads, “Old Ice Cream Place” and “Sunrise Tea”; Shirley Horacek, “Coleus Tapestry”; Ben Franklin, “Crazy Duck”; Elizabeth Socolofsky-Howe, “Yard Lamp.”

Artistic Merit: Linda Hoover, “Water Fowl at Lions Lake” and “Quiet Cove”; Gary Cadwallader, “Survivor”; Janice Lackey, “Pink Tulip”; Linda Rhoads, “Window Tea”; Jodi Harsch,“Yard Bird”; Shirley Horacek, “Water Hyacinth”; Mickie Erisman, “Mad About Plaid.”


Best of Show: Lawrence Creighton, “Four Swans Taking Flight.”

Artistic Excellence: Lawrence Creighton, “Kristin”; Willis Charles, “Mollie” and “High Country”; Debbie Wilson, “Felix”; Shannon Holsten, “Dimples”; Tom Mithee, untitled wood carving; Tiffany Cochran, “God’s Bounty”; Trish Meyers, “Self-Portrait of a Right-Handed Artist After the Skating.”

Artistic Merit: Willis Charles, “Tuscany” and “Montana Stream”; Shannon Holsten, “The Race” and “Fairy Tale”; Christine Ward, “Poppies”; Chad Blecke, “A Chair for my Son”; Lawrence Creighton, “Country Road.”


Best of Show: Ted Denton, “Arch.”

Artistic Excellence: Steve Grandfield, “KCPA #602”; Duane Limback, “Stealth”; Marcia Azan, “Blue Bonnett,” “Becky’s Iris,” “Wheat Thrashing” and “Complexity in Color II”; Bill Wayne, “The Eagle Staff” and “Forward.”

Artistic Merit: Sandra Wayne, “Froggy Gone a Gator”; Debbie Wilson, “Monet’s Rocks” and “Winter Treat”; Bill Wayne, “Twice as Clean”; Duane Limback, “Fireworks (Waterlily)”; Kathy Menefee, “Dance of the Jellyfish”; Mary Bush, “Gazing Star”; Ted Denton, “Roman Gate,” “Cordoba.”

People’s Choice Award: Shannon Holsten, “Fairy Tale.”