Swanton Fine Art Exhibit winners named

Staff Report

Winners have been announced for the Swanton Juried Fine Art Exhibit and Sale held Oct. 13 and 14.


Acrylic: First, Nannette Sturtevant, Swanton, for Lester’s Fish; Second, Amanda Gargac, Curtice, Storyteller; Third, Amanda Gargac, Curtice, Matriarch.

Computer Generated: First, Bill Horvath, Toledo, Carousel; Second, Bill Horvath, Toledo, 2712.

Drawing: First, Denise Declercq, Toledo, Turning Green; Second, Denise Declercq, Toledo, Layers of Life; Third, Denise Declercq, Toledo, Mom.

Mixed Media: First, Debra Buchanan, Toledo, Beauty Beyond Chaos; Second, Randy Bennett, Rudolph, Any Old Day Now, Third, Timothy Tyree, Maumee, Monterey No. 4.

Oil: First, Denis Chalwick, Toledo, “You’re Late”; Second, Terry Dennis, Sylvania, Nature’s Masquerade; Third, Debra Helwig, Swanton, Young Boy in Train Station.

Pastel: First, Teri Utz Bersee, Waterville, Contemplation; Second, Teri Utz Bersee, Waterville, Utz Barn, Spring; Third, Karrie King, Swanton, O.C.

Photography: First, Amy Renkel, Grand Rapids, Along the Canal; Second, Jack Myers, Grand Rapids, Breakfast; Third, Kathryn Dzyak, Swanton, In The Spotlight.

Water Color: First, Harry Daugherty, Whitehouse, Pictured Rocks #3; Second, Katie Stacy, Northwood, Eastern Diamondback Rattleroo; Third, Katie Stacy, Northwood, Sea Raven.

Best In Show: Amanda Gargac, Curtice, Storyteller, acrylic.

People’s Choice: Denis Chalwick, Toledo, Anywhere but Here, oil.


Painting: First, Ezekiel Borton of Swanton, home school, Boots; Second, Ben Shekut of Swanton, Maumee Valley Country Day School, Pink Cadillac on US 20; Third, Stephanie Findlay of Swanton, Swanton Schools, The One Guy with Fish in His Hair.

Drawing: First, Katherine Goslak of Perrysburg, Ravenwood, Pig; Second: Audrey Szalapski of Swanton, Swanton Schools, Luke & Leia; Third, Audrey Szalapski of Swanton, Swanton Schools, The Last Jedi.

Photography: First, Sarah Graber of Liberty Center, Liberty Center Schools, Holstein Calf; Second, Jillian Hoffman of Liberty Center, Liberty Center Schools, Lion.

Best Student: Katherine Goslack of Perrysburg for Pig, drawing.

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