Art in the Village


Paintings, sketches and photos on display

By Sarah Hawley - shawley@aimmediamidwest.com



Rhojean McClure and Jennifer Harrison received Best of Show honors for their respective entries.

Rhojean McClure and Jennifer Harrison received Best of Show honors for their respective entries.


Sarah Hawley | Sentinel

“River Queen” by Charles Tate took second place in the water color painting category.


Sarah Hawley | Sentinel

“Prayer Hands” by Chuck Lukowski took second place in the drawing category.


Sarah Hawley | Sentinel

In the “Think Outside the Box” competition the entry from the team of Everett Huggins, Julia Bancroft, Aura Bancroft and Enya Bancroft took first place.


Sarah Hawley | Sentinel

The entry by Wendi Miller took second the “Think Outside the Box” competition.


Sarah Hawley | Sentinel

Several photographs were on display with many earning ribbons in the competition


Sarah Hawley | Sentinel

These award winning entries were on display at the annual Art in the Village show.


Sarah Hawley | Sentinel

These award winning entries were on display at the annual Art in the Village show.


Sarah Hawley | Sentinel

Clay cars were designed by local students for a display at Art in the Village.


Sarah Hawley | Sentinel

Award winning entries were on display at Art in the Village.


Sarah Hawley | Sentinel

“Country Roads Take Me Home” was an entry by Jane Oldaker. The mixed media work took first place.


Sarah Hawley | Sentinel

MIDDLEPORT — Paintings, drawings, photographs and more were on display last weekend as part of the annual Art in the Village event hosted by the Riverbend Arts Council.

The theme for this year’s show was “Appalachian Heritage.”

In addition to the art pieces on display, there were children’s activities, demonstrations by local artisans and more.

There was also a display from the “Think Outside the Box” competition, in which those taking part were given a random assortment of items to form into their own “masterpiece.”Clay cars crafted by local students were also displayed as part of the event.

Rhojean McClure and Jennifer Harrison took Best of Show honors for their entries.

McClure’s oil painting “Garden Path” was named Best of Show for paintings, with the acrylic painting of Ginger Potter titled “Blacks and Blues” as the Reserve Best of Show.

In photography, Harrison’s photo in the “things” category was named Best of Show, with Peggy Crane’s entry taking Reserve Best of Show.

Award winners were as follows:

Category 1, Drawing — Amateur: 1st, Chuck Lukowski, “Slow Down”; 2nd, Chuck Lukowski, “Prayer Hands”; 3rd, Debbie Corder, “Garden Door”; Student: 1st, Jasina Will, “Stretching the Ear”; 2nd, Noah Patterson, “Outlook”; 3rd, Jasina Will, “What the Flock”.

Category 2, Oil Painting — Professional: 1st, Rhojean McClure, “Garden Path” (Best of Show); 2nd, Carmen Schulty, “Tall Grasses in the Marsh”; 3rd, Jessica Ashley, “Gold Finch”; Amateur: 1st, Becky DeLong, “The Beckoning”; 2nd, Becky DeLong, “The Creek”; 3rd, Karen Werry, “Wintertime Meadow”.

Category 3, Acrylic Painting — Professional: 1st, Bobbi Owen, “Following the Breeze”; 2nd, Ginger Potter, “Blacks and Blues” (Reserve Best of Show); 3rd, Jessica Ashley, “Golden Fields”; Amateur: 1st, Sharon Deem, “Under the Sea”; 2nd, John Bumgardner, “Meadow Delight”; 3rd, Charles Tate, “Strength in Hope”; Student: 1st, Halo Rife, “Woodland Camp”; 2nd, Halo Rife, “Splatter World”; 3rd, Peyton Ingels, “OU v OSU”.

Category 4, Water Color Painting — Amateur: 1st, Eric Cranston, “Love”; 2nd, Charles Tate, “River Queen”; 3rd, Eric Cranston, “African Pattern”; Student: 1st, Peyton Ingels, “Hard Day”; 2nd, Hannah Crane, “Unicorn”.

Category 5, Mixed Media and Other — Professional: 1st, Jane Oldaker, “Country Roads Take Me Home”; Amateur: 1st, Barb Abels, “RIP Lemmy”; Student: 1st, Jasina Will, “Past the Point”; 2nd, Halo Rife, “Mad Hatter.”

Category 6, Color Photography, Things — Professional: 1st, Angela Petrie, enlargement; Amateur-Enlargements: 1st, Peggy Crane (Reserve Best of Show); 2nd Joani Powers; 3rd, Alexis Schoolcraft; Amateur-Snapshot: 1st, Jennifer Harrison; 2nd, Alexis Schoolcraft; 3rd, Alexis Schoolcraft; Student: 1st, Hannah Crane; 2nd, Hannah Crane; 3rd, Jazahera Moore;

Color Photography, People — Amateur: 1st, Peggy Crane; Student: 1st, Brittney Davis; 2nd Jessica Hall;

Color Photography, Places — Professional: 1st, Sharon Dean; Amateur-Snapshot: 1st, Jennifer Harrison; 2nd, Alexis Schoolcraft; Amateur: 1st, Jennifer Harrison; 2nd, Jennifer Harrison; 3rd, Peggy Crane; Student-Snapshot: 1st, Jazahera Moore; Student-Enlargement: 1st, Hannah Crane.

Category 7, Black and White Photography, People — Professional-Enlargement and Snapshot: 1st, Angela Petrie; 2nd, Sharon Dean; 3rd, Sharon Dean; Amateur-Snapshot: 1st Alexis Schoolcraft.

Black and White Photography, Things — Amateur-Enlargement: 1st Jennifer Harrison (Best of Show); Amateur: 1st, Alexis Schoolcraft.

Think Outside the Box — 1st, Everett Huggins, Julia Bancroft, Aura Bancroft, Enya Bancroft; 2nd, Wendi Miller; 3rd, Hannah Crane.

Rhojean McClure and Jennifer Harrison received Best of Show honors for their respective entries.
https://www.mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/24/2018/10/web1_10.21-Art-1_ne20181019111033951.jpgRhojean McClure and Jennifer Harrison received Best of Show honors for their respective entries. Sarah Hawley | Sentinel

“River Queen” by Charles Tate took second place in the water color painting category.
https://www.mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/24/2018/10/web1_10.21-Art-2_ne20181019111043820.jpg“River Queen” by Charles Tate took second place in the water color painting category. Sarah Hawley | Sentinel

“Prayer Hands” by Chuck Lukowski took second place in the drawing category.
https://www.mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/24/2018/10/web1_10.21-Art-3_ne2018101911105045.jpg“Prayer Hands” by Chuck Lukowski took second place in the drawing category. Sarah Hawley | Sentinel

In the “Think Outside the Box” competition the entry from the team of Everett Huggins, Julia Bancroft, Aura Bancroft and Enya Bancroft took first place.
https://www.mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/24/2018/10/web1_10.21-Art-4_ne20181019111054406.jpgIn the “Think Outside the Box” competition the entry from the team of Everett Huggins, Julia Bancroft, Aura Bancroft and Enya Bancroft took first place. Sarah Hawley | Sentinel

The entry by Wendi Miller took second the “Think Outside the Box” competition.
https://www.mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/24/2018/10/web1_10.21-Art-5_ne20181019111059859.jpgThe entry by Wendi Miller took second the “Think Outside the Box” competition. Sarah Hawley | Sentinel

Several photographs were on display with many earning ribbons in the competition
https://www.mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/24/2018/10/web1_10.21-Art-7_ne20181019111114571.jpgSeveral photographs were on display with many earning ribbons in the competition Sarah Hawley | Sentinel

These award winning entries were on display at the annual Art in the Village show.
https://www.mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/24/2018/10/web1_10.21-Art-8_ne20181019111119255.jpgThese award winning entries were on display at the annual Art in the Village show. Sarah Hawley | Sentinel

These award winning entries were on display at the annual Art in the Village show.
https://www.mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/24/2018/10/web1_10.21-Art-9_ne20181019111123992.jpgThese award winning entries were on display at the annual Art in the Village show. Sarah Hawley | Sentinel

Clay cars were designed by local students for a display at Art in the Village.
https://www.mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/24/2018/10/web1_10.21-Art-10_ne20181019152515967.jpgClay cars were designed by local students for a display at Art in the Village. Sarah Hawley | Sentinel

Award winning entries were on display at Art in the Village.
https://www.mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/24/2018/10/web1_10.21-Art-11_ne20181019152518183.jpgAward winning entries were on display at Art in the Village. Sarah Hawley | Sentinel

“Country Roads Take Me Home” was an entry by Jane Oldaker. The mixed media work took first place.
https://www.mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/24/2018/10/web1_10.21-Art-12_ne20181019152520337.jpg“Country Roads Take Me Home” was an entry by Jane Oldaker. The mixed media work took first place. Sarah Hawley | Sentinel
Paintings, sketches and photos on display

By Sarah Hawley

shawley@aimmediamidwest.com

Sarah Hawley is the managing editor of The Daily Sentinel.

Sarah Hawley is the managing editor of The Daily Sentinel.