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Art Show Results 2018

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We would like to thank our judges for the 38th Annual Dr. E.H. Stumme Art & Photography Show:

1)    Donna Busch of Busch Photography

2)     Abby Fliehler, Art Teacher at Denver Community Schools.

 

Painting

Oil and Other Opaque Media

 

Professional 1st Place: “Colorado Aspens”

Comments: Light, airy, beautiful colors

Professional 2nd Place: “White Sand Lake”

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Professional 3rd Place: “Just for You”

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Professional Honorable Mention: “The Potting Shed”

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Amateur 1st Place: “Cupola”

Comments: Beautiful attention to light and shade

Amateur 2nd Place: “Two Old Buds”

Comments: Great subject. Love their bellies. Original composition

Amateur 3rd Place: “Church of St. Anne”

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Painting

Watercolor or Other Transparent Media:

Professional 1st Place: “Sun Kissed”

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Professional 2nd Place: “Underwater Ballet”

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Professional 3rd Place: “Abstraction”

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Professional Honorable Mention: “Ruffles & Flourishes”

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Novice 1st Place: “The Chickadee”

Comments: Beautiful detail on your bird.

 

Drawing

Professional 1st Place: “A Farmer Rainbow”

Comments: Symmetry of lanterns is fantastic. Glass is impressive mastery of the medium.

Professional 2nd Place: “Prickly Poppy”

Comments: Contrast and lighting is impressive.

Professional 3rd Place: “Jim”

Comments: Original color choices and treatment of a traditional portrait.

 

Amateur 1st Place: “Zach”

Comments: Very well shaded, incredible detail. A different color choice of paper would make those aspects stand out.

Amateur 2nd Place: “Mrs. Frey”

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Amateur 3rd Place: “Bobtail Quail”

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Mixed Media

Professional 1st Place: “Angie”

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Professional 2nd Place: “Passage”

Comments: Appreciate the technical craft of this print.

Professional 3rd Place: “Life in the Forest”

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Amateur 1st Place: Blue Skies”

Comments: Beautiful contrast

Amateur 2nd Place: “Motion”

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Photography

Professional 1st Place: “Fall River”

Comments: Good focal point and strong color

Professional 2nd Place: “Echo Valley”

 

Amateur 1st Place: “Sense of Peace”

Comments: Beautiful. Unique and exquisitely matted/framed to compliment the piece.

Amateur 2nd Place: “Tail of a Whale”

Comments: Perfect timing

Amateur 3rd Place: “Warm Reflection”

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Amateur Honorable Mention: “Hummingbird”

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Novice 1st Place: “Trio Reflections”

Comments: Good use of an inanimate object without colorful trees.

Novice 2nd Place: “Hummingbird”

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Novice 3rd Place: “Emerald Lake Splendor”

Novice Honorable Mention: “A Walk on the Beach”

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BEST IN SHOW

Title: “Sun Kissed”

Medium: Watercolor

Artist: Paula Schrad

Comment: Kept drawing us back to it. Naturalistic. The technique was very difficult to achieve. The more you look at it, the more you appreciate the details throughout.

This resource is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by State Library of Iowa.