Ribbon winners announced for Ford County art show

PAXTON — Ribbons were awarded to amateur artists displaying their artwork at the annual Ford County Town & Country Amateur Art Show on May 10 at the Paxton Civic Center.

The show featured 28 artists and more than 60 pieces of artwork. Award recipients earned an invitation to attend and display their works at the state show held in September in Champaign.

A blue ribbon was awarded in each age division (elementary, junior high/high school, and adult) in each of the seven mediums judged. Red ribbons were awarded for second place. In addition, a “best of show” ribbon was awarded.

Best of show — David Ricks, “Duomo,” drawing.

Drawing — Sierra Layton and Ryder Diesburg, blue ribbon (first place), “A Family Reunion”; Hannah Bruens, red ribbon (second place), “Portrait of a Dog”; Jennifer Diesburg, red ribbon, “Tiger”; Emily Goetting, red ribbon, “Lametations.”

Painting — Vanessa Zamiar, blue ribbon, “Double Vision”; Hannah Bruens, red ribbon, “Lantern Festival on the Water.”

Craft — Jerry Moore, blue ribbon, “Game of Aseb”; Carmen Ratcliff, red ribbon, “Music from the Past.”

Sculpture —Brittany Heyen, blue ribbon, “Peaces of My Heart”; Emily Garney and Emily Goetting, red ribbon, “Cereal Killer.”

Digital media — April Dalton, blue ribbon, “The Blooms.”

Location (3):Local, Paxton, Ford County

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