Thirteen entries from the two local clubs were selected during a reception at Prairie Arts Center on Saturday for the state show in Albion on June 18-22. Over 300 entries are expected for the state show. From there, 25 winning pieces will tour the state until the state show next year.

Platter Painters Art Club

Selections to go to the state show:

» Best of Show: Patsy Smith, “Phoenix Rising,” water media painting.

» Award of Excellence: Wava Best, “The Joker,” porcelain sculpture.

» Honorable Mention: Tiiu Swan, “Let’s Take a Break,” oil painting.

» Sharon Skinner, “Menagerie,” photography.

» Patsy Smith, “Old Woman with Bundles,” water media painting.

» Wava Best, “Spring,” porcelain sculpture.

Platter Painters Art Club merit awards:

» Wava Best, “Impressions,” stoneware.

» Sharon Skinner, “Twins,” photography.

North Platte Art Guild

Selections to go to the state show:

» Best of Show: Sue Perez, “Conversation,” original color pencil drawing.

» DeDe Hill, “The Pond,” oil painting.

» Heather Horn, “Wizardlong Problems,” acrylic painting.

» Karen Pochop, “Sutherland Bridge,” oil painting.

» Sandra K. Meyer, “Bubblicious,” acrylic painting.

» Sue Heffner, “The Heavens,” acrylic painting.

» Virginia Clark, “Female Cardinal Portrait,” canvas photography.

Honorable mentions

» Mary Hasenour, untitled, water color.

» Virginia Clark, “Cedar Waxwing 3,” canvas photography.

» Heather Horn, “Stand With Us,” acrylic painting.

» Karen Pochop, “Snow Queen,” oil painting.

» Sue Perez, “Technology Generation,” acrylic painting.

» Sue Perez, “Out to Lunch,” color pencil drawing.

» Sandra K. Meyer, “Abbiel of Egypt,” mixed media.

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