Monmouth art show favorites chosen

MONMOUTH — Visitors to the fifth annual Monmouth Community Art Show voted on their favorite art pieces during the two-day Fourth of July Festival.

More than 300 ballots were collected before a winner was chosen from each of the six categories.

Each of the selected artists will receive an award certificate from the city and a gift certificate to Art Department Inc. art supplies store in Salem.

The winners by age are:

Summer Peng (ages: 5 - 7) “Ocean.” Multi-media.

Isaac Butler (ages 8 - 10) “Magical Mirror.” Pencil drawing.

Kaylee Hatch (ages 11 - 14) “Gray Wolf.” graphite and colored pencil.

Brandon Gibson (ages 15 - 18) “Ingrid Bergman with a Hat (in interpretation of Andy Warhol.” Acrylic.

Katie Dillard (adult/amateur) “Master Copy of Romney’s ‘Emma Hart as Circe.’” Oil.

Sharon Butler (professional/semi-professional) “Earning His Stripes.” Scratchboard.

These six pieces will be on display at the Monmouth Public Library through Friday, July 13.

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