An acrylic painting entitled Poppies by Ruth Reese of Crystal Springs, Mississippi was awarded Best in Show at the Vicksburg Art Association's twenty-second
Annual Mississippi Exhibition which opened October 26 at 8 PM at the Firehouse Gallery. A $500 prize comes with the award.
Approximately 160 pieces are in the show which was judged by Deanna Douglas currently assistant professor of art at the University of Southern Mississippi.
Ribbons were awarded to 1st place, 2nd place, 3rd place, and Honorable Mentions in each category according to the discretion of the judge. Click here for a complete list of winners.
Purchase awards were pledged by:
1) Forbes Grogan
2) Dr. & Mrs. Michael Abraham
3) Buck & Betty Penley
4) Toni Lanford
5) Hinds Community College - Gayle McCarty
6) Carol Bonelli
7) Mary Vincent
8) Lee & Lisa Grant
9) Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Cole
10) Mr. & Mrs. David Roselle
11) Lara & David Clements
12) Katherine Nordal, Ph.D.
13) Mr. & Mrs. Kelly Loyacano
14) James & Missy Arnold
The VAA thanks this group for their support of the Art community in Vicksburg.
For more information, call 638-9221