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The Next Picture Show in Dixon announces its Abstract Art exhibit winners

“Blood & Tears 1873” a Mixed Media piece by Steve Toole of Ashton, was the Best of Show winner in The Next Picture Show Absolute Art competition. It will be on display at the TNPS, 113 W. First St., until Aug. 29.
“Blood & Tears 1873” a Mixed Media piece by Steve Toole of Ashton, was the Best of Show winner in The Next Picture Show Absolute Art competition. It will be on display at the TNPS, 113 W. First St., until Aug. 29.

DIXON – Winners of the Absolutely Abstract Art Exhibition, on display from 10 a..m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and by appointment through Aug. 29, at The Next Picture Show Community Fine Arts Center, 113 W. First St., are:

• Best of Show: “Blood and Tears 1873,” mixed media, by Steve Toole of Ashton

• First place: “Choosing to Corrupt the Bond,” mixed media, by Jon Wildman of Dixon

• Second place: “Reflect," acrylic on canvas, by John DeLong of Dixon

• Third place, “Pop the Cork,” cold wax and oil, by Kent Broadbent of Annawan

Honorable mention winners are:

• “Am I Blue?” diptych, by Peg Miller of Dixon

• “Ocean Wave,” glass vase, by Valerie Butcher of Rock Falls

• “Mushroom,” watercolor, by Laura Coffman of Ashton

• “Myakka Park Reflections," digital photograph by David Bingaman of Dixon

Jean Spohn was the judge.

Contact Michael Glenn TNPS executive director, at 815-285-4924 or mikeglenn@grics.net, go to www.nextpictureshow.org or find the gallery on Facebook.

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