36 works receive awards in VAA show

Published 12:00 am Sunday, April 10, 2011

The Vicksburg Art Association has announced its 2011 Spring Show winners. A reception was held April 3 at the Constitution Firehouse, the VAA’s headquarters.


• First — “Room By Room” by Jean Blue

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• Second — “Forest Tapestry” by Jean Blue

• Honorable mentions — “Phoenix at Sunrise” and “Darkest Before Dawn,” both by Elke Bruier


• First — “Hwy 61 Revisited” by Brenda Lack

Computer Graphics

• Honorable mention — “Digital Collage” by Jeanine Hensley


• First — “Rez Morning” by Jeanette Jarmon

• Honorable mention — “Mixed Fruit” by Hilda Hands


• First — “Egyptian Woman” by Mary Qasim

• Second — “Thinking Woman” by Mary Qasim

• Third — “Before the Dance” by Patsy Kirkwood

• Honorable mention — “Omar on Cardboard” by Patsy Kirkwood

Mixed Media

• First — “Double Take” by Jean Blue

• Second —“Veiled Truths” by Lesley Silver

• Third — “Make a Wish” by Wanda Warren

• Honorable mentions — “High Country” by Patty Hughes; “Which Way” by Erin Loflin; and “Good Ole Boys Southern Style” by Randy Jolly


• First — “Red Book with Yellow Square” by James Smithhart; and “Trinity” by Mark Bleakley

• Third — “Red Glass Vessel” by Linda Jackson

• Honorable mentions — “Needle Felted Jack Russell” by Linda Jackson; and “Rashaph” by Ronj Alexander


• First — “Strollin on Navy Pier” by Elke Bruier

• Honorable mentions — “Still Life with Fruit” by Alice Jean Dortch; “Vacated Barn” by Dave Montgomery; and “Love Letters” by Elke Bruier


• First — “Reflection” by Randall Hughes

• Second — “Snowdrops on the Walk” by Wayne Forrest

• Honorable mention — “Not in Kansas” by Max Ford

Best in Show

• First — “Double Take” by Jean Blue

• Second — “Red Book with Yellow Square” by James Smithhart

• Third — “Trinity” by Mark Bleakley

People’s Choice

• First — “Double Take” by Jean Blue

• Second — “Still Life with Fruit” by Alice Jean Dortch

Special Category-

Music- People’s Choice

• “Sydney’s Violin” by Sally Green