Shades of Gray awards announced

March 3, 2022

Opening night was a hit!

On Feb. 25, 2022, Philip Atilano, TNPS executive director, presented the awards for this year’s Shades of Gray Art Exhibition during the artists’ reception. Jessica Modica, Executive Director of the Freeport Art Museum served as the guest judge for this exhibition.

Shades of Gray award recipients

Best in Show | “Pig Skull, Paella Pan, Corinthian Capital” by Les Allen of Dixon, IL

Les Allen Best of Show

First Place | “Net Force Zero Equals Zero” by Carol Bingham of Sycamore, IL

Carol Bingham 1st place

Second Place | “Self Portrait” by Matt Jagitsch of Sterling, IL

Matt Jagitsch 2nd place

Third Place | “Leicha” by Lorena Malm of Spring Valley, IL

Lorena Malm 3rd place

Honorable Mention| “A Door to the Past” by Stephen Hart of Sterling, IL

stephen hart hm 1

Honorable Mention| “Disruption” by Pamela Hansen of Spring Valley, IL

Pamela Hansen HM 2

Honorable Mention| “Midnight Path” by Kat Heitzman of Freeport, IL

Kat Heitzman HM3

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