Welcoming weather helped this year’s Shelby County Art Show to be quite busy with many visitors to the Lake Shelbyville Visitor Center. This SCAS had a large number of entries in both junior and adult divisions, as well as many demonstrators showing their works. Winners of this year’s show are as follows:
Overall Best of Show and 2-D Merit Award: Jan Kappes of Arcola, “Back Yard Flash Back #7-Peacocky”—ink on paper.
2-D Merit Award: Carol Kessler of Shelbyville, “Entering the Dacey Trail”—oil.
3-D Merit Award: Aaron Cole of Windsor, “The Lorax: The Once-Ler’s House”—wood.
Junior Best of Show Gr. 3-4: Matthew Christian of Central A&M Gregory Intermediate, “Self Portrait”—scratch board.
Junior Best of Show Gr. 5-8: Delaney Johnson of Okaw Valley Middle School, “Fall Flower”—marker and paint.
Junior Best of Show Gr. 9-12: Graham Garrett of Heritage Baptist Academy, untitled—pencil.
People’s Choice Adult: Jan Kappes of Arcola, “Portrait of Stinky”—ink and colored pencil.
People’s Choice Junior: Rachel Price of Shelbyville, “Styrofoam Castle”.
(Winning exhibits may be on display at DJ’s Custom Framing in Shelbyville for one week)
Door Prize Winners: fresh floral arrangement by Karen Cherry—Mercedes Welker. Oil painting by Carol Kessler—James Bingham. Wood pencil holder by Wayne Fisher—Tom Rood.
Barbara Althoff, Effingham—3 blue, 3 red, white. Christy Banning, Beecher City—3 blue, 2 white. Rhiannon Boehm, Mattoon—3 blue, red, 2 white. Susana Cabezas, Shelbyville--blue, 4 red, 3 white. Aaron Cole, Windsor—3 blue, 2 red. Delta Collett, Shelbyville—red, 2 white. Roberta Dimock, Shelbyville—2 blue, 2 white. Tom Gaddis, Shelbyville—blue, 5 white. Susan Holland, Shelbyville—blue, red, 4 white. Frank Holley, Shelbyville—4 blue. Norma Jean Jacobs, Pana—blue. Betty Mahnke, Stewardson—white. Lori Price, Shelbyville—2 blue. Jane Rood, Shelbyville—blue, 2 white. Louise Shippy Rouse, Pana—blue, red, 2 white. Paul Smith, Shelbyville—2 blue, red, white. Patricia Tait-Hendrickson, Shelbyville—white.