Exhibit winners announced
March 26,2004

FORT SCOTT - The Bourbon County Arts Council has announced winners of the 12th annual Fine Arts Exhibit.

The exhibit opened Thursday at the Fort Scott Scottish Rite Temple, and will also be open to the public from noon to 7 p.m. today.

There is no admission charge.

Winner of best in show for two dimensional art was Glen Hunter, Shawnee, with Valu Merchandisers as prize sponsor. Al Letner, Pittsburg, won best of show in three dimensional art, with his prize sponsored by UMB Bank.

Winners in the various categories were as follows: Jewelry, Tara Summers, Fort Scott, first place, with Bartlesmeyer Jewelry as prize sponsor, and Carolynn Burns, Pittsburg, honorable mention; Drawing and Graphics, David Pattison, Joplin, first place, with Citizens Bank, N.A., as prize sponsor; Fiber, Lucy Silliman, Fort Scott, with City State Bank as prize sponsor.

Sculpture, Polly Plain, Norman, Okla., first place, with Fort Scott Broadcasting as prize sponsor, and she also received honorable mention; Ceramics, Al Letner, Pittsburg, first place, with Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Silliman as prize sponsor, and John Audley, Iola, honorable mention; Watercolor, Marilyn Cukjati, Franklin, first place, with Ward Kraft as prize sponsor, and Judy Howser, Fort Scott, honorable mention; Painting, Glen Hunter, Shawnee, first place, with Union State Bank of Fort Scott and Uniontown as prize sponsor, and Heather James, Frontenac, honorable mention.

Mixed media, Kathlene Kliewer Allie, Pittsburg, first place, with McDonald's Restaurant as prize sponsor, and Al Letner, Pittsburg, honorable mention; Photography, Kristen Koester, Pittsburg, first place, with Shapes as prize sponsor, and Nona Mae Miller, Topeka, honorable mention; and Pastels, Whitney Beth, Fort Scott, first place, anonymous prize, and Steve Greenwall, Iola, honorable mention.

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