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CIAA announces art show awardees

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Jackie Zumalt won the “People’s Choice” award.

Contributed photo Jackie Zumalt won the “People’s Choice” award.

— Central Idaho Art Association’s (CIAA) 51st show the first weekend in May included 65 artistic creations by 21 artists. The categories included oil/acrylic/watercolor, photography, sculpture, pencil-pastel-scratch board and mixed media.

Jackie Zumalt earned the best of show award for her watercolor “Daylight Reveler.” This painting also earned the kid’s choice award. Zumalt noted that the painting was created by applying approximately twenty layers of color.

The show’s judge was Gloria Dawson Teats who will display a one-woman show at the Dahmen Barn the month of September.

Other awards included:

•First place blue ribbons that went to Suzie Barnett for her watercolor, “Birdie;” Mary Bakker for her oil, “Breaking Dawn in the Grand Canyon;” Pearl Maxner for her pencil drawing, “Ready for Anything;” Linda Lang for her mixed media, “Home Decorating;” Joyce Close for her acrylic, “Apricot Tree;” and Neal Wassmuth for his photo “Return to Earth.”

•Second place red ribbons went to Jackie Zumalt for her watercolor, “Columbian Ground Squirrel;” Mary Bakker for her sculpture “Cuddling;” Debbie Barnett for her acrylic “Call Me MaMa;” Ellamae Holes for her oil, “Hello;” Patty Ost for her pastel, “My Poppies;” Linda Laing for her mixed media “The Old Mulberry Tree—Winter;” and David Martin for his photo, “Dark Water.”

•Third place white ribbons went to Zinona Hough for her watercolor, “Winter Walk;” Pearl Maxner for her watercolor, “Woodsorrel;” Patty Ost for her pastel, “Winter Day;” Joy Perkins for her acrylic, “Rainbow Bridge;” Carrie Jo Rehfeld for her two oils, “Serene Scene” and “Fourth of July Fun Run;” Mary Bakker for her Mixed Media “Sea Horse Adventure;” and Sam Perkins for his photo, “Palouse Falls Railroad.” The Gallery Award went to Joyce Close for her acrylic, “Graves Meadow;” the People’s Choice Award went to Suzie Barnett for “Birdie.”

The club also thanks members Rick Weholt and Gordon Talley for their music. They play regularly at the Cottonwood Brewery. Thanks to the staff at the Super 8 for their hospitality and assistance. Many thanks to the area newspapers for their continuing support. Thanks also to Jane Spencer and the city for displaying the show announcement on the courthouse lawn.


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