City of Peoria Press Release
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The Celebration of Artists 2012 Exhibit is on view in the Peoria City Hall Art
Gallery, 8401 W Monroe Avenue, Peoria through May 17, 2012. The Gallery is open
from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursdays from noon
till 6:00 p.m., or by special appointment. This exhibit is sponsored by the West
Valley Art Museum in collaboration with the Peoria Arts Commission.
West Valley Art Museum Features Area Artists
Artists recognized at annual Celebration of Artists exhibit.
"Celebration of Artists" awards and awardees:
Mayorï¿½s Award (Selected by the Mayor)
Ken Harkias of Wickenburg - "Last Barrel; Letï¿½s Go"
Presidentï¿½s Award (West Valley Art Museum)
Susan Ralston of Sun City West - "Southwest City Rain"
Best of Show
William F. Martin of Glendale - "Night Class"
First Place Bob Eckel of Peoria - "Anthracite Anthology"
Second Place Josh Giblin of Surprise - "Temptation"
Third Place Ed Buonvecchio of Goodyear - "Parsifal"
Honorable Mention Mary Lou Harvey of Sun City West - "Holiday on the Prairie"
First Place Alicia Plogman of Phoenix - "Purple Haze"
Second Place Dominick DeLorenzo of Sun City West - "Blue Warrior"
Third Place Ken Harkias of Wickenburg - "Last Barrel; Letï¿½s Go"
Honorable Mention Fran LaPrairie of Peoria - "Samantha"
Keith Dines of Peoria
First Place Keith Dines of Peoria - "Hummingbird"
Second Place Zipora Caplan of Glendale - "Earth Delights"
Third Place Keith Dines of Peoria - "First Snow"
First Place Sue Hunter of Scottsdale - "Patchwork Colors"
Second Place Rich Moyers of Peoria - "Two by Two"
Third Place for Corinne McAuley of Surprise - "Cowboy"
Honorable Mention Randy Hume of Glendale - "Reach"