Delta Fine Arts hosts annual show, sale

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Photo by Pat Sunderland Judy Campbell impressed the judge with her intricate three-dimensional renderings inspired by a trip to Italy.

The body of work by Judy Campbell, which consisted of three-dimensional works of art, was named "Best of Show" by Meredith Nemirov of Ridgway. Nemirov judged Delta Fine Arts' annual show, which was held at Garnet Mesa Elementary School June 17-19. Fifty-eight artists entered the show with a total of 137 entries.

Because the show and sale was held at the school, DFA included a special category for younger students ages 6-12. The winner in that category was Hailey Rule, 10, for a work titled "The Little Puppy." Elizabeth Mueller, 15, won first place in the 13-18 age division for "An Interpretation of the Girl with the Pearl Earring."

Other winners included:

Pastel -- Barbara Torke, "The Pass."

Photography -- Diane St. Peter, "Firewall."

Drawing -- Pat del'Etoile, "Grandma."

Oil/acrylic -- John Schmidt, "Power Play."

Water media -- Roxanne Morris, "Blue Adagio."

3D -- Judy Campbell, "The New Congregation," "Gargoyles Within" and "Female Takeover."

Open Media -- Steven Marshall, "The Beauty of Junque."

Second and third place ribbons, sponsor awards and people's choice awards were also handed out.

Second and third place winners were:

Water Media -- Dani Tupper, "Look Papa, Fishies," second; Betty McKinney, "Fishing Buddies," third.

Oil/Acrylic -- Meredith Pratt, "Aboriginality: Contemporary Design," second; William Althoff, "Deep In Thought," third.

Pastel -- Hazel Monzingo, "Drydock," second; Amy Daniels, "Purple Rocks," third.

Drawing -- Roxanne Morris, "Feed The Birds," second.

Photography -- Linda Love, "Remember," second; Gerald Lell, "First Day of Spring," third.

Open Media -- Carol Ann Rasmussen, "Ode To Joy," second; Linda Aubery, "Dancing Aspen, Scratchboard," third.

3D -- Daphna Russell, "Sophia Bronze," second.

Students age 6-12 -- Tristian Lackey, "Dragon Claims Castle," second; Angela Comstock, "Lumiere," third.

Students age 13-18 -- Taylor Carter, "The Line Up."

Sponsor Awards

Big John's (Cedaredge) -- Tim Key's 3D sculpture, "About My Father's Business."

AppleShed Gallery (Cedaredge) -- John Mitchell's water media, "Winter Trees."

Simpson Gallery (Montrose) -- Carol Ann Rasmussen's open media, "Strutting Their Stuff."

Sheryl Williams Art (Delta) -- Wanda Brunemeier's water media, "Mighty Casey Advances to the Bat."

Paint 'N' Place (Austin) -- Sandra Williamson's 3D, "Vinegar Painted Side Cabinet."

Paint 'N' Place (Austin) -- Mary Ellen Miller's acrylic/oil, "Circles In Circles."

Double J Disposal (Cedaredge) -- Sheryl Williams' open media, "River Rush."

Alpine Publications (Montrose) -- Steven Marshall's open media, "The Beauty Below."

Cedaredge Chiropractic -- David Delo's acrylic/oil, "Geological Abstract."

Bank Of Colorado (Delta) -- Natalie Heller's photograph, "The Dally."

Impression Z Gallery (Cedaredge) -- Debra Bradley's acrylic/oil, "Struttin' In The Aspens."

Black Canyon Camera Club (Delta) -- Debbie Fisher's photograph, "Solitude."

Black Canyon Camera Club (Delta) -- Tristian Lackey's photograph (student), "Captain Longneck."

Benson Brothers Truck and Equipment -- Rae Ann Simmons' photograph, "There's A New Apprentice In Town."

Cedars Edge Gallery -- Elizabeth Mueller's (student), "Self Portrait."

Mattes and More (Cory) -- Mary Bollig's water media, "Hens Gone Wild."

Doghouse Espresso (Delta) -- Linda Aubery's acrylic/oil, "River Rock Fun."

Edward Jones (Delta) -- Amy Daniels' pastel, "Wildflower Woodland."

RJ's Steakhouse (Cedaredge) -- Natalie Heller's photograph, "Snowy Creek."

Tai Chi Chuan (Cedaredge) -- Joyce Helm's open media, "Transitions."

Friends of the North Fork Valley Airport -- Linda Chadwick-Wirth's open media, "Wild Play."

Munson's Main Street Gallery (Cedaredge) -- Fred Honchell's water media, "Late Corn."

"We appreciate the staff of Garnet Mesa Elementary School for the use of their cafeteria -- a wonderfully big, well lit room with easy access," said Delta Fine Arts president Linda Aubery. "Also, thanks to all the sponsors who made this year incredible, and to those who helped in a variety of ways to make this show a reality."