Chyna Martin, of Sedalia, looks at an acrylic painting by Stacey Embry at the Missouri 50 show in the Fine Arts Building at the Missouri State Fair. Martin's husband, Josh, was one of the top award winners with a mixed-media piece, " The Magister".
Teresa Dirks, of Warrensburg, an exhibitor in the Missouri 50 art show, takes a look at one of the pieces that garnered a top award in the show. It is Tea Captain, clay, by Norleen Nosri, 34, of Columbia.
Ted Denton, of Marshall, a past winner in the Missouri 50, got a nice surprise at the Missouri 50 reception Wednesday when his mixed media piece, EC-30, was chosen by State Fair Community College president Marsha Drennon for a purchase award.