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Officials Announce the Winners of the ArtFields© 2016 Competition in Lake City, SC

Sunday, May 1st, 2016

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Editor’s Note: The images provided here are from the ArtFields© website of the entries made. They do not all represent the final presentations in Lake City. I have some photos of final works on display, but to show them would not be fair to all the artists.

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ArtFields© 2016 (Apr. 22-30, 2016) in Lake City, SC, has announced most of its winners from their forth competition including Charles Clary of Conway, SC, who was given the top $50,000 award for his work “Be Kind Rewind”. This award was selected by the jury panel from the top 50 works that received the most votes from those folks who came to Lake City to view the art, registered to vote and actually voted for the works they liked the most.

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Brent Pafford of Clemson, SC, was given the Jury Prize, of $25,000 for “Remember This As A Time Of Day”. This award was selected by the jury panel with no consideration of votes received.

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Aron Belka of New Orleans, LA, was given the 2-D People’s Choice award of $12,500 for “Contact Tracing”. This award was determined by receiving the most votes from those registered to vote.

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Jocelyn Chateauvert of Charleston, SC, was given the 3-D People’s Choice award of $12,500 for “Invasive Species”. Also determined by receiving the most votes by those registered to vote.

All of these works will join the ArtFields© collection, which can usually be seen at The Crossroads Inn, located on Main Street in Lake City.

The Citizens Bank of Lake City also provide ArtFields© with $10,000 for 10 Merit Awards which are selected by the jury panel without consideration of votes received.

The winners of the ArtFields© 2016 Merit Awards include:

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Susie Ganch of Richmond, VA, for “Drag (Diptych)”.

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Heather Mae Erickson of Sylvia, NC, for “American Values/Handmade in America”.

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Brad Williams of Myrtle Beach, SC, for “Of the Earth”.

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Colin Quashie of Charleston, SC, for “French Toile, Negro Toil”.

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Michael Logan Woodle of Conway, SC, for “Clabber Ladle”.

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Wanbli Hamilton Gamache of Fayetteville, AR, for “Excavations”.

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Logan Tanner of Huntsville, AL, for “Hog”.

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Ken Hamilton of Goose Creek, SC, for “E-Z Rest Motel”.

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Tyrone Geter of Elgin, SC, for “Mother Nature’s Last In-House Domestic Worker”.

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Stacy Rexrode of Chapel Hill, NC, for “Quasi-Delft Bequest”.

These awards were non-purchase awards and the artists got to keep their works.

I’ve also included an image with info about the jury panel.

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There are a few more awards to be announced and we’ll report on those ASAP.

For more info visit (www.artfieldssc.org).