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GAC crowns photo show winners

Staff Writer
Geneseo Republic
Among winners in this year’s Photo Show hosted by the Galva Arts Council were (from left) Dorothy Nelson, Ashlee Werkheiser, Patti Gray and Lou Lourdeau. Several other winners were absent when this photo was taken.

The Galva Arts Council on July 4 announced the winners of each category in the GAC’s 2008 Photo Show during a 10:30 a.m. reception at the arts council building.

Category winners, as chosen by Judge Ken Urban of Davenport, Iowa, were:

Children

First Place - ? Autumn Dolieslager, E. Dubuque, Iowa ?(Orange Flowers)

Second Place - Ashlee Werkheiser, Kewanee ?(Rattlesnake Master)

Third Place ?- Diana Satkauskas, Kewanee (Bottom’s Up)

Beginner

First Place ?- Ginnie Gartin, Galva (Seeing the Storm)

Second Place -? Lou Lourdeau, Kewanee (Inside Covered Bridge)

Third Place ?- Ginnie Gartin, Galva (Storms Edge)

Theme

First Place -? Bob Nelson, Trempealeau, Wis. (Fall Colors)

Second Place - Patti Gray, Kewanee (Midway Geyser)

Third Place - Dr. Remi Satkauskas, Kewanee (Fountain of Joy)

Honorable Mention -  Susan Sloan, Newport, N.C. (Admiration)

Advanced

First Place - Diane Carrasca, Galva (A.J.)

Second Place ?- Liz Breedlove, Kewanee ? (Colors of Johnson Lake); Third Place -? Dr. Remi Satkauskas, Kewanee (Eye of the Beholder

Honorable Mention ?- Dr. Ed Santos, Galesburg ?(Laurentian Mountain, Quebec); Liz Breedlove, Kewanee (Butterflight); Diane Carrasca, Galva ?(Thunderbolt)

Professional

First Place ?- Derek Anderson, Durham, N.C. (Dresses at a Peruvian Market); Second Place -? Patti Gray, Kewanee (Fire Eater); Third Place ?- Derek Anderson, Durham, N.C. ?( Bill Gates-Mississippi Delta Piano Man)

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Plans are underway for the 2009 Galva Arts Council Photo Show. Watch for future announcements about the show. Next year’s theme category will be “Windows and Doors.”