MASON — Four Wahama High School students received awards recently when the Riverbend Arts Council hosted “Art in the Village.”
The show was held in Middleport and featured more than 100 artworks by 32 artists and photographers.
The Wahama students placing in the show included Camryn Tyree, who won second place in the drawing category with her work, “Mandala Inspired,” and Madison VanMeter, second place in mixed media with a mosaic, “Starry Nite.” Cassie McClanahan won second place with her color photograph, amateur division, “Seagrist Sunrise,” and Bella Ogdin won third place in mixed media with her printmaking, “Shining Star.”
The students are taught by Susan Parrish.
The theme of the show was “Road Trip Through America.” Judges were Image Gallery owner Randy Houdashelt and Kevin Lyles, an art professor at the University of Rio Grande.
Riverbend Arts Council is a non-profit organization in Meigs County, Ohio, designed to showcase art work from area artists and to introduce children to a variety of art activities. Show sponsors included Farmers Bank, Karr Farms, Mark Porter Autoplex, Peoples Bank, Home National Bank, and United Fund of Meigs County.
Mindy Kearns is a freelance writer for Ohio Valley Publishing who lives in Mason County.
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