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Winning awards at the art show

Local Bemidji artists participated in the Minnesota Judged Spring Show in St. Cloud, bringing home a host of awards. Shown left, Terry Honstead won second place in Advanced Mixed Media for “Lean on Me;” Barbara Jolly won Merit award in Intermediate Pastels, Drawings and Graphics, for “Fierce;” Dee Najjar won first place in Intermediate Opaque for “Snowbird, Coming Home” and Merit award in Intermediate Opaque for “Call of the North:” Gayle Highberg won Merit Award for Intermediate Transparent for “Promised Fruit;” Doug Zuehlsdorff won first place in Intermediate Pastels, Drawings and Graphics for “Tree of Tranquility:” Pat Shough won first place in Advanced Transparent for “Standing By” and an Artist choice/Creativity on the same piece; Judith Selby won Merit Award  for Advanced Transparent for “Swimmin’, in the Sunset;” and Kathy Gustafson won Merit Award in Super Gold division for “Be Alert.” Shough also competed in the 46th annual Hawley Art Show winning first place for her Watercolor, “Ornamental Cabbage.” — SUBMITTED PHOTO