The River City Art Association’s fifth annual Fall Juried Exhibition and inaugural Youth Exhibition took place on Sept. 7 at the Girl Scouts Service Center in Fairbanks Park.
In the Youth category, Kara Wilkinson took first place with her colored pencil work, “Vitis.”
Jo Rich’s piece “Wabash Out” took first place in the Ink/Pencil/Pastel category, followed by Monty Jones’ “Bills Restoration” in second and Mike Bender’s “Philosophy of Nature” in third place. Honorable mention went to Julia London-Meddles, with “Whoos Your Santa.”
In the Mixed Media/Wood/Other category, Todd Stokes took first place with “Highwater Cottonwood.” Debbie Anderson’s “Pleasure Through the Pane #1” was in second place. “Golden Promise,” by Stokes, won third place, and Edith Acton’s “Elegant” received honorable mention.
For the Photography/Digital Art category, first place went to Spencer Young with “Quinn Walker, Age 4.” In second was Bob Riseling’s “Self Portrait at St. EImo Playland.” Debbie Goodwin received third place for “Frost Kissed,” honorable mention went to “Meet Rowdy” by Stokes.
JoAnne Fiscus’ “Shallow Waters” received first place in Watercolor/Oil/Acrylic, followed by Rod Bradfield’s “Indiana 46, SE of Spencer” in second place and Monty Jones’ “Dobbs Park Pileated” in third. Honorable mention went to Jane Dusanic’s “The Suitors.”
Best of Show was awarded to Dave Gahimer, for his turned wooden bowl titled “Warrior.”
This year’s judge was Steve Letsinger of Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, professor of photography, coordinator of art programs and curator of the permanent collection.
Other participating artists were Richard Beasley, Ruth A. Brady, Marty Jones, Korinne Lee, Judith Lynn Smith, Pamela Sorenson, Josh Spidel, Peggy Summers, Stephanie Taylor, Sheila K. Ter Meer, John Thompson and Don Turner.