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April 9, 2013

A familiar face wins Best in Show at Spring Into Art 2013



BEST IN SHOW: “Collector/Believes Every Work of Art is a Missionary,” Barbara Balzer, Tallahassee, Fla.

PAINT/DRAW/MIX: “Picture This,” Cynthia W. Council, Valdosta (first place); “That Could Have Been Us,” Philip Bagrow, Columbia, S.C. (second place); “The Lady and the Pig,” Dick Inman, Thomasville (third); “Great Granddad Jack Scott,” Colleen Harris, Valdosta (fourth).

PHOTO/DIGITAL/PRINT: “Jungle Boy,” David Kaleb Foshee, Valdosta (first place); “Ondine,” Jamie Harmon, Memphis, Tenn. (second); “Clothes Print,” Taylor Ruppel, Valdosta (third).

SCULPTURE: “Domesticated,” Zachary Mickleboro, Tyrone (first place); “Midwest Industrial Complex 2012 11.8,” Michael T. Schmidt, Valdosta (second); “Martian Epiphany,” Donald C. Penny (third).

CERAMIC/CRAFT/JEWELRY: “Japanese Flowering Apricot,” Gary Hoskins, Valdosta (first place); Untitled II, Virginia Lowman, Hartsfield (second); Raku Vase, Walter Hobbs, Valdosta (third).

HONORABLE MENTIONS: Hank Fleck, Tallahassee; Suzanne Marcil, McAlpin; Nicole Rosseland, St. Marys; Michael T. Schmidt, Valdosta; Chris Shroyer, Valdosta; Travis D. Simmons, Valdosta; Jack Smith, Tifton; Mary O. Smith, Woodbine; Shelby Sweat, Waycross; Linda Wunder, Jekyll Island.

COLSON CALENDAR WINNERS: “Open for Business,” Philip Bagrow, Columbia, S.C.; “Caro de Cuba,” Guy Bryant, Valdosta; “Inheritance,” Anda Chance, McAlpin, Fla.; “Long Legs,” Rosemary S. Ferguson, Tallahassee, Fla.; “The Mission Trip,” Harold Griner, Lake Butler Fla.; “Thunderbirds,” Paul Leavy, Valdosta; “A Foggy Day at Grand Bay,” Gretchen B. McCoy, Valdosta; “Christmas in the Rockies,” Joe Morgan, Valdosta; “Dogwood Bouquet,” Ollene Osborne, Nashville, Ga.; “Cove Mooring,” Don Pettigrew, Valdosta; “Marching Into Battle,” Sally Turner Querin, Valdosta; “Flamingo Fascination,” Jewelene B. Sweat, Waycross; “Rail Line By Davis Electric and Reames Construction,” Todd Wessel, Valdosta.



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