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Niagara Arts Guild announces winners


Mon, Apr 29th 2024 12:20 pm

The Niagara Arts Guild awarded ribbons at Saturday’s opening to the member works of art on exhibit at the Niagara History Center, 215 Niagara St., Lockport.

Judged by artist Jeannette Pikturna, graduate in fine art from the University of Illinois, the Best of Show chosen was Phil Eaton for his painting “Solar Flare.” The first place for water color was earned by Manning McCandlish for her work “Rock & Trees If You Please,” which also won viewer’s choice; and for oil & acrylic, Rhonda Daigler’s “Radiant Daybreak.” A first place in photography was earned by Maggie Eaton for the large photo “Flag Day”; and first place in all others by Peggy Taylor, with a wood carving titled “Happiness.”

A second-place ribbon was earned by Renate Donaldson with the photo “Delicate Arch Utah.” Rebecca L. Wilson secured third place with the water color “Winter Break.”

Honorable mentions were awarded to “Sandhill Cranes” by Judy Light, “Juggler” by Mike Miller, and “Butterfly on Buttonbush” by Nona McQuay.

Show chairs are Phil and Maggie Eaton.

The show and sale continue through June 1 at the Niagara History Center. Admission is free.

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