Chalk artwork contest winners introduced

Chalk art contest winners announced

A good looking seaside scene, a colourful tiger and a dancing ballerina had been included within the winners of the 2020 Chalk Artwork Competitors hosted by Capital Arts.

The competition was held remotely Sept. 12, with members sending in photographs of their accomplished drawings, and the winners had been introduced Saturday.

Winners had been chosen in six classes — skilled, novice, highschool, center faculty, elementary and group — and a well-liked vote winner was chosen through the group’s Fb web page.

Capital Arts President Holly Nunn mentioned they acquired about 50 entries. In earlier years, the competition has drawn extra participation, however participation was decrease with the occasion being held remotely.

Judges decided the winners of the six classes primarily based on look, design parts, originality, and creativity or copy likeness, and craftsmanship. Every class included as much as 5 factors for a complete doable rating of 20 factors.

Heather Rice gained the skilled class with a colourful and lifelike drawing of a seaside together with two palm timber towards a sundown.

This was Rice’s first time coming into, though she mentioned she had at all times wished to. She was impressed to create her tropical scene from a longtime love of the seaside.

“Seashores have at all times been one among my favourite topics since earlier than I can keep in mind,” Rice mentioned. “Even again after I was in artwork faculty many, a few years in the past, I used to be at all times portray and drawing palm timber and seashores. It’s positively one among my favourite locations on Earth.”

Within the novice class, Jessica Roberts gained with an aerial view of a rowboat surrounded by fish and lily pads.

A swish dancer, full with a skirt fabricated from rainbow stripes of chalk, gave Allison Whittle the prize in the highschool class, whereas a multi-colored tiger introduced Karen MacCauley a win within the center faculty class.

The elementary class went to EllaBeth McCune for a colourful scene together with a princess, and Jamestown C-1 Excessive Faculty college students gained the group class with an outline of a Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Lifeless, altar full with a big sugar cranium.

Jennifer Avey’s stained-glass-style depiction of well-known Mexican artist Frida Kahlo gained her the favored vote prize via Fb, after her picture acquired probably the most likes.

Nunn mentioned they added the favored vote prize this yr and plan to proceed it sooner or later.

Winners acquired a $25 present card to Capital Arts and a chalk artwork T-shirt.

Pictures of the entire members’ artwork may be discovered on the Capital Arts Fb web page.

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