Adult Painting Category: Michelle Zirkle (honorable mention), Carolyn Durmire (first place winner), Michelle Bowden (honorable mention), Mary Morris (honorable mention), and Betty Flowers (honorable mention).
Adult Division Regional Artists Recognized During
Hiddenite Arts Reception & Awards Ceremony
On Sunday, April 7, 2019, the Hiddenite Arts & Heritage Center welcomed guests for a reception and awards ceremony honoring participants in their annual Regional Artist Exhibit and Competition Adult Division. The community gathered in the Center’s Lucas Mansion Gallery to express their support for the arts, enjoy light refreshments, and fellowship with artists and friends.
During the reception, first place winners and honorable mention recipients were announced in each category of the Adult Division competition:
Adult 3D Category: Dean Wright (first place winner) and Chris Parsons (honorable mention).
Stan Holt (2)
Adult Watercolor Category: Richard Bruns (honorable mention), Denise Riggs (honorable mention), and Meredith Janssen (first place winner).
Denise Riggs (2)
Other Category: Dick Handshaw (honorable mention), Kimberly Croteau (first place winner), Heather Davis (honorable mention), Maggie Mitchell (honorable mention), and Mel Hager (honorable mention).
Other (photography, prints, mixed media) Category:
Adult Drawing Category: Kimberly Croteau (first place winner), Richard Bruns (honorable mention), Lindsey Bowman (honorable mention), and Laura Hensley (honorable mention).
Lindsey Bowman (2)
Adult Quilting Category: First place and honorable mention winner, Regina Bruns.
First Place and Honorable Mention
First place winners received ribbons and cash awards, which the Center was pleased to make possible through their funding.
The Adult Division of the Hiddenite Arts & Heritage Center’s Regional Artist Exhibit and Competition will be on exhibit in the Lucas Mansion Gallery throughout the month of April. Located at 316 Hiddenite Church Road in Alexander County, the Center is open Monday– Friday from 10:00am until 4:30pm and on Saturday from 10:00am – 3:00pm. All Lucas Mansion Gallery exhibits are free and open to the public.