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October 4, 2012

Winners named in Art on the Hill Art competition

CLAREMORE — Carlene Wallace of Tulsa and Lauren Walsh of Vinita High School earned best in show honors during the 2012 Art on the Hill event at Rogers State University in Claremore.

Wallace, a watercolor and oil artist from Tulsa, earned the best in show designation during the judged completion on Friday afternoon. Daryl Reimer, a graphite and oil artist from Tulsa, earned first place; Clay Hibbard, an acrylics painter from Adair earned second place; and RSU student Mai Vang of Collinsville earned third place in her first art competition.
In the student category, Walsh earned best of show, as well as the first place award. Second place went to Casey Short of Claremore High School and Tessa Fontanez of Vinita High School earned third place. Ashley Daniel of Claremore High School received a special award for technical skills.
Now in its third year, Art on the Hill provides a celebration of fine arts in northeastern Oklahoma. The two-day festival featured an art show and sale, live music, theatre performances, food vendors and children s activities. Proceeds from the event support fine arts scholarships for area students.
The event was sponsored by Key Construction, Patron sponsor; Master sponsors: Oklahoma Arts Council, Larry and Peggy Rice, Bill Beierschmitt, Robson and Robson; Aficionado sponsors: Cherokee Nation Artists, RCB Bank, TRC Disaster Solutions, Walmart; and Apprentice sponsor: AT&T.

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