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"Spring Fling" Show Winners Announced

Posted by johnmangels@msn.com on March 11, 2018 at 6:45 PM

The Southern Utah Art Guild is pleased to announce the winners of its show, “Spring Fling”.

Best of Show –Dave Hammaker for “The Misty Li” - Photography

First Place – Ken Church for ”Old Gray Mare” - Acrylic

Second Place – Eddi Malloy for “Flowers from the Garden” – Mixed Media

Third Place – George Kehew for ”Spring Portal from Cold Gray Winter” - Acrylic

Honorable Mentions:

Carole Foster for “Wisdom of the Bones” - Acrylic

Maria Jeffs for “Snow Canyon Indigo Spring” – Photography

Cheryl Sachse for “Burst of Spring” – Acrylic

Rod Chlysta for ”Lazuli Bunting” – Photography

Maureen Harris for ”Cash Valley Spring” – Oil

Mel Scott for “Magnolia” – Watercolor

The Peoples Choice Award for the “Winter Blues” show was awarded to Jena Lineweaver for “Dreaming in Blue”.

The judges for “Spring Fling” show were JoAnn and Allan Merrill. T

he show features 142 pieces of art of all media, 2D and 3D, from 55 artists. All pieces are for sale.

The show also features 28 paintings from 24 artists who are in the Memory Matters Utah program. Memory Matters Utah, formerly the Alzheimer’s and Dementia Society Utah, is a non-prophet organization, serving individuals with dementia and their caregivers. The exhibited art is a part of the “Fun Art” activity. Research has shown that Alzheimer’s disease does not affect the creative brain cells in an individual. If a patient can do anything creative they feel more successful, and consequently they are happier, more relaxed and satisfied with themselves.

The “Spring Fling” show runs through March 31st in the Red Cliff Gallery (located in the City Commons Building, 220 E 200 N, St George). The show is open Monday through Saturday, 10 AM to 5 PM, except Holidays.

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