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Area art show winners named

Published: Saturday, July 6, 2013 1:15 a.m. CDT
Young artists took part in the compost poster contest. They are (front row, from left) Kaitlyn Knipple, Grace Gates, and Cameron Varden; and (back row) Hannah Jones, Kelsey Simpson, Rachel Gross, Emily Kullerstrand, and Julia Ardis.

DIXON –“Recycled” will be on display at the Next Picture show July 13.

Winners of the show are Rosalie Koldan of Amboy, best of show for “Berggasse 67 Hall Tree;” Kate Askegaard of Dixon, first place for “Exhibit A;” Debbie Thompson of Dixon, second place for “Triangle;” and Christine Myroth of DeKalb, third place for “Birds Recycle Too.”

Honorable mention went to Shirley Guay of Amboy for “Cyber Sisters” and Jan Harvey of Polo for “My Lady.”

Suzanne McCullough of Dixon won best in show for “Copper Cranium” in the best in show electronics division sponsored by Kreider Services, also of Dixon.

Kreider also sponsored a student compost poster contest.

The winners are Logan Moeller, third grade, Lincoln Elementary School, first place; and Rachel Gross, ninth grade, Dixon High School, second place. Hannah Jones, third grade, and Julia Ardis, sixth grade, both of St. Mary School, tied for third place.

Philip Atilano, a Dixon native, judged the show. The 2005 graduate of the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design works for Spolar Studio in Milwaukee and his own corporation, Atilano Inc.

The show is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays at the gallery, 113 W. First St.

For more information, go to or call 815-285-4924.

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