The Charleston Artist Guild in Charleston, SC, has announced the winners of the First Federal People’s Choice Awards, held at First Federal Bank at 34 Broad Street in Charleston during Oct. 2011. The juror of awards, except for the People’s Choice Awards, was Brandy Culp, curator of the Historic Charleston Foundation.
People’s Choice Awards:
Purchase Award went to Ryoko Miller* for “Lynda’s Basket – 40 Years of Memories”
Peoples Choice was given to P. Whaley Baynard for “Charleston Harbor Splender”
Best in Show went to Fred Hutter for “Paper Mill Dawn”
First Place was awarded to Blaine Tailer-Kimbel Dixon* for “San Jacinto”
Second Place went to Mark Beale* for “Fall Marsh Reflections”
Third Place was given to Pay Forsberg for “Still Life with Blue and White Pot”
Honorable Mentions were given to: Kenneth Hanger* for “Yangtze River”; Fred De Filippo* for “Fan Dance”; Thomas Michael Meddaugh for “Big Al”; Ann Merrill for “Harbor Rhythms”; Susanne Frenzel* for “Tuscany in Red”; and Russell Buskirk* for “Magnolia Oak”.
* = member of CAG Gallery
For further information call the Guild at 843/722-2454 or visit (www.charlestonartistguild.com).