Annual ArtFest Held Sunday
August 03, 2011
The 47th Annual ArtFest was held Sunday at the Campus Lakes in conjunction with “A Taste of Alliance” at the University of Mount Union.
Sponsored by Mount Union and the Alliance Area Chamber of Commerce, the ArtFest featured original works by area artists various media including watercolor, oil, ceramics, drawings, fine crafts, photography, jewelry, woodworking, stained glass and printmaking, among others. More than 30 artists had works on display and for sale.
While browsing the art displays, visitors and community members enjoyed food and beverages from Alliance area restaurants and caterers.
The following artists were awarded for their original works:
Best of Show – Kirk Poffenberger (Salem, OH)
1st Place – Barbara Tartir (Wooster, OH)
2nd Place – Mieze Riedel (Alliance, OH)
1st Place – Lynn Cardwell (Youngstown, OH)
2nd Place – Dave Derrig (Wadsworth, OH)
1st Place – Laurie Sanders (Chagrin Falls, OH)
2nd Place – Marie Riedel (Akron, OH)
1st Place – Ben Thompson (Alliance, OH)
2nd Place – Marcie Applegate (Youngstown, OH)
3rd Place – Rachel Hayes (Alliance, OH)
Junior – Isaac Stanley (Minerva, OH)