NCLAC announces Peach Art Exhibition winners

The North Central Louisiana Arts Council has announced its 2022 Peach Art Exhibit Winners.

YOUTH AGES 6 & UNDER, SPONSORED BY GARDEN BABY: Honorable Mentions, Swoosh by Brahm Arnold & Rainbow Valley by Adaline; Vincent 3rd Place, Jazmine by Thea Engen; 2nd Place, Cutie Peaches by Danielle Morse; 1st Place, Spring Day by Lenna Ra.

YOUTH AGES 7-9 YEARS OLD, SPONSORED BY DURRETT LAW & TITLE, LLC: Honorable Mentions, Pirate by Maxx Foster & Bluebell Lane by Annabelle Kirkland; 3rd Place, Cabbage for Sale by Ella Morse; 2nd Place, John by Gunnar Dixon; 1st Place, Patrick’s Peach Tree by Patrick Singh.

YOUTH AGES 10-12 YEARS OLD, SPONSORED BY A FRIEND OF NCLAC: Honorable Mention, Scorpion from Mortal Kombat by Gabriel Seaman; 3rd Place, Coco by Ava Bramstedt; 2nd Place, Rolling Away by Naomi Smith; 1st Place, Reaching for the Stars by Marirose Spillers.

YOUTH BEST OF SHOW SPONSORED BY THE CHILDREN’S SHOPPE: Untitled by Ariel Buggs.

TEEN AGES 13-15 YEARS OLD, SPONSORED BY NCLAC: Honorable Mentions, Small Pieces, Big Picture by Melissa Le & Wolf by Emma Yu; 3rd Place, A Monumental Day by Layla Smith; 2nd Place, Snickers by Sophia McVay; 1st Place, Je Ne Sais Quoi by Melissa Le.

TEEN AGES 16-18 YEARS OLD, SPONSORED BY NCLAC: Honorable Mentions, Tiger Face by Janiyah Rushing & Feeling Blue by Anna Grace Lee; 3rd Place, Breathe by Claire Sanders; 2nd Place, Becoming by Kasandra Beth Peterson; 1st Place, Valley by Amanda Berg.

TEEN BEST OF SHOW SPONSORED BY NCLAC: Silly Goose by Ella Mayfield

ADULT 3D/MIXED MEDIA, SPONSORED BY RUSTON ANIMAL CLINIC: Honorable Mention, This Machine Kills Fascism by Frank Hamrick; 3rd Place, Warhol Flowers by Patricia Tait Jones; 2nd Place, What Box by Maggie Jones Boudreaux; 1st Place, Marsh at Burus by Patricia Tait Jones.

ADULT PHOTOGRAPHY, SPONSORED BY PONCHATOULAS: Honorable Mentions, Simple Joys by Shin Deok Ra & On the Lake at Sunset by Trott Hunt; 3rd Place, Natural Symmetry by Jeff Perot; 2nd Place, Art School Floor #79 by Dean Dablow; 1st Place, Hiding from COVID by Mathew Cassity.

ADULT PAINTING, SPONSORED BY THE PEACH 99.3: Honorable Mentions…. New Year’s Peas by Peter Jones & Western by Michaela Gross; 3rd Place, Peaches by Molly Engen; 2nd Place, Dark Light by Jeff Perot; 1st Place, Dancing Bayou by Melanie Douthit.

ADULT DRAWING, SPONSORED BY FINE LINE ART SUPPLY CO: Honorable Mentions, Self Reflection by Cameron Murphy; 3rd Place, For Michaela by Jordan Stinson; 2nd Place, Mini Mac by Jonathan Ayres; 1st Place, Nightmare by Melanie Douthit.

ADULT BEST OF SHOW SPONSORED BY CENTURY NEXT BANK: Blossom by Jessica Horne.

NCLAC would like to thank Creative Exchange for designing and making this year’s awards, and the Lincoln Parish Library and the City of Ruston for hosting the event. Artists are reminded to pick up their artwork from the LPL on June 23rd, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more information, call the NCLAC office at 318-255-1449, or email info@nclac.org.


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