A popular exhibition opens in Dixon
THE EXHIBIT RUNS September 8-October 19, 2023
During the artists’ reception on Friday, Sept. 15, Carolyn Lee McKee-Freese, art educator, and the show’s guest judge, presented the awards for this year’s Farms & Barns art exhibition.
This show’s sponsor is the Lee County Farm Bureau.
The next juried art exhibition scheduled is Aqua Expressions: Artistic Reflections of Water. The show will run Oct. 27-Nov. 25, 2023.
The Farms & Barns award recipients
Best of Show | “After the Storm,” Watercolor | David Gregory of Peoria, IL
First Place | “Saturday in Farm Country,” Acrylic | Janice Conkrite
Second Place | “Day Off,” Photography | Bob Logsdon of Grand Detour, IL
Third Place | “Two Ponytails and a Cowboy Hat,” Watercolor | Jan July of Belvidere, IL
Honorable Mention | “Midwest Summer,” Pastel | Darcy Doiel of Atlantis, FL
Honorable Mention | “Miracle,” Photography | Kaleb Lee of Franklin Grove, IL
Honorable Mention | “Old Renne Farm,” Acrylic | Lucinda Winterfield of Dixon, IL