University of Mount Union Hosts Annual ArtFest

August 21, 2010

The 46th 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, fine crafts, photography, jewelry and printmaking, among others. More than 20 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 - Liz Williams (Sebring, OH)


  • 1st Place - Erma Eaton (Salem, OH)
  • 2nd Place - Chelsea Eggleston (Minerva, OH)
  • 3rd Place - Judy Griffiths (Warren, OH)


  • 1st Place - Dave Derrig (Wadsworth, OH)
  • 2nd Place - Lynn Cardwell (Youngstown, OH)

Other Media

  • 1st Place - Larry Griffiths (Warren, OH)
  • 2nd Place - Larry Gabler (Cuyahoga Falls, OH)
  • 3rd Place - Laurie Sanders (Chagrin Falls, OH)
  • Honorable Mention - Bob Lietz (Sebring, OH)

Fine Craft

  • 1st Place - Jack Southern (Springfield, OH)
  • 2nd Place - Linda Grubb (Salem, OH)
  • 3rd Place - Cheryl Strait (Alliance, OH)

Junior - Isaac Stanley (Minerva, OH)

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