The Carnegie Arts Center has announced the winners for the inaugural Central California Art Showcase.
The showcase is a joint effort between the Carnegie Arts Center and the Mistlin Gallery in Modesto to exhibit new artistic works in a variety of mediums. The works will be on display at both galleries through May 11.
James verDoom won Best of Show for his digital print titled “Small Treasures.” Tyler Abshier won the Award of Excellence for the oil on canvas painting titled “North and Dakota, The Great Tree.” Leslie Adams won the Award of Excellence for the photograph titled “Free Speech.”
Awards of Merit were given to: Bill Conrad, Christine Johnson, Ernest Shook, and Nic Webber.
Honorable Mentions were granted to: Sergio Cuarenta, Mark Knize, Linda Sawyer, Sue Siefkin, Marilyn Wear, and Hui Ye.
The artists highlighted in the Central California Art Showcase will be giving a free gallery talk at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Carnegie Arts Center.
The exhibit showcases new artistic works in a variety of mediums. It will be on display through May 11. Gallery hours at the Carnegie are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday.