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Winners named in Art Exposed

The regional art exhibit runs until March 12 at the Old Courthouse Cultural Centre

The winners of the 13th annual Art Exposed Jurors’ Choice Awards have been named.

Regional art exhibit Art Exposed is running until March 12 at the Old Courthouse Cultural Centre, 7 West Seymour St.

Winners were chosen in five categories by a panel of three judges, including Janice Beaudoin, Finn Modder and Dave Snider.

Two winners were chosen in each category, and categories were split into emerging and established artists and by 2D and 3D media.

In the 2D emerging artist category, first place went to Karen Will for River Shore Treasures and second place went to Devin Girard for Action Hero (A Portrait of Michelle Waterson).

The established artist winners in the 2D category were Samaneh Safari for Ancient Persian Nomadic Man and Chris Wenger with his pieces Autumn Flow.

In 3D media, Sharlene Reid took home first place in emerging artists with her piece Mooseand Jocelyn Nielsen’s rhinos took home second place.

First place among established artists in 3D media went to Garry Davies with his piece titled Sculpture. Jenni Dyer took home second place with Wasted Artist.

Finally, Luca Grace Peterson’s work Max took home the prize in the youth category.

The exhibition is open for viewing from 10 am to 4 pm each day until March 12.