Area arts council names winners of recent competition

Friday, November 4, 2005

The Arts Council of Southeast Missouri has announced the winners of its annual Borders Regional Juried Competition. The competition is open to artists 18 years and older living within a 175-mile radius of Cape Girardeau.

Artists were encouraged to interpret the region in any of five media. Categories and winners are:

* Best in show: Aaron Horrell of Chaffee, Mo.

* Landscape: first place, Anita Dickerson, Cape Girardeau; second place, Herb Wickham, Jackson; third place, Biki Chaplain, Benton, Ill.; honorable mention, Brenda Fleming, Pittsburg, Ill., and Dodi Conrad, Marble Hill, Mo.

* Still life: first place, Dixie Jones, Cape Girardeau; second place, Eleanor Baker, Mansfield, Tenn.

* Portraiture: first place, Annie Schuchart, Sikeston, Mo.; second place, Anne Rowe, St. Louis; third place, Anita Dickerson, Cape Girardeau; honorable mention, Donna James, Thebes, Ill.

* 3-D: first place, Utahna Hancock, Cape Girardeau

* Abstract/experimental: first place, Aaron Horrell, Chaffee, Mo.; second place, Sue Burton Cole, Cape Girardeau.

A First Friday opening reception will be held today at the arts council galleries at 32 N. Main St. from 5 to 8 p.m.

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