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Visual Arts Award Winners Honored at Paris Junior College

Published or Revised May 05, 2014

2014 art award winners photo

Paris Junior College students winning the Second Annual Juried Art Awards are, from left, Photography winner Rebecca Wilson of Paris; Two Dimensional Design winner Chelsea de la Rosa of Paris; Three Dimensional Design winner Matthew Morton of Arthur City; Ceramics winner Lynda Dunham-Watkins of Paris; and Painting winner Candra Wyatt of Paris. Not pictured is Richard Whelan of Paris, winner in Drawing.

Tuesday, April 29, the Paris Junior College Foyer Gallery was the site of a reception and awards ceremony at the Second Annual Juried Student Art Exhibit. Students received their awards Tuesday as the opening.

The exhibit continues until May 6 at the Foyer Gallery. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Winners by category include:

Three Dimensional Design: First, Matthew Morton of Arthur City; second, Katlyn Zimmer of Paris; third, Baron Capers of Powderly; and honorable mention to Jenaveve Lester of Blossom, Chelsea de la Rosa of Paris, and Zimmer.

Two Dimensional Design: First, Chelsea de la Rosa; second, Lacie Pierce of Commerce.

Drawing: First, Richard Whalen of Paris; Second, de la Rosa; Third, Christopher Watts of Bogata; and honorable mention to Amanda Lair-Barnett of Roxton, Watts, Morton, Whelan, and Chelsea de la Rosa.

Painting: First, Candra Wyatt, Second, Anita O’Neal, Third, Montel Thomas, all of Paris; and honorable mention to Wyatt.

Photography: First, Rebecca Wilson of Paris; Second, Ragan Rodgers of Paris; Third, Thomas; and honorable mention to Sandra Taylor, Barillon Daugherty and Jessica Gallaghan of Paris, and Macee Mabry of Pattonville.

Ceramics: First, Lynda Dunham-Watkins of Paris and Second, Michael Montgomery, both of Paris; Third, Thomas; and honorable mention to Dunham-Watkins.

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