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Honors handed out at art show


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HELMI ANDERSON and Pat DiLuna, both members of the Range Art Association, help organize art pieces in preparation for the Range Art Association Art Show, Thursday at the Iron County Memorial Building in Hurley. The show runs from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. There will also be an artists’ reception from 4-5 p.m. on Sunday. There is no admission for the event.

HURLEY— The Range Art Association’s Art Show was judged on Thursday night by John McFaul, an award winning wildlife artist who has adopted Ironwood as his hometown.

McFaul has had over 75 solo exhibitions in galleries throughout the United States, and his original works are featured in private and corporate collections throughout the U.S. and Europe.

Judging the 58th art show of the RAA provided McFaul with a way to get more involved in the local art community, he said.

Next year’s show may be held on Labor Day weekend, said event organizer Gail Kniska.

Results are as follows:

Best of show; Linda Slining, “Waterfall.”

Technical Award: Pat DiLuna, “Puddle Jumper.”


Ken Draws, “Falcon.”

Gail Kniska, “Deer.”

Ken Draws, “Got TP?”

Honorable Mention:

Tom Freeman, “On the River.”

Arlene Sarkela, “Bond Falls.”

Tom Freeman, “Tranquility.”

Gerry Traczyk, “Poppy.”

Arlene Schneller, “Toasted.”

Charles Tronvig, “Yellow Birch Burl Bowl 48.”

Jacob Vallejo, “Chess Set.”

Ken Draws, “Cityscape.”

Students that won blue ribbons include:

Aaron Folsom, Ben Chaney, Jayme Harma, Lynda Waldros, Angie Simone, Julee Jackson, Rebekah Harrington, Cassy Laessig, and Autumn Wallenius.

The art show is today and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Iron County Memorial Building.


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