Winners of Mint Hill Arts’ Annual Litaker Show were announced at the Opening Reception for the show on December 8.
Best in Show was awarded to Princess Cureton for her remarkable 3D painting, “Breaking Through.”
The judge, reknown Charlotte artist Gina Stumpf (https://ginastrumpfstudio.com), selected the following pieces of art for awards in four categories.
1st Place – Fall Appassionato – Natalia Leigh
2nd Place – Hidden Treasure – Martha Faires
3rd Place – Step on the Yellow Leaves – Natalia Leigh
Honorable Mention – Ariadne, Weaving the Thread – Luis Ardila
Honorable Mention – Pumpkin – Mary Crowe
1st Place – Abandoned #62 – Steve Lindeman
2nd Place – Water Splash – Cristy Kikkert
3rd Place – Cherub – Daniel Piar
Honorable Mention – Adrift – April McDermott
Honorable Mention – Steve Smith Enters the Field – Steve Lindeman
1st Place – Dis-Connected – Judy Mizell
2nd Place – Ghost Orchard – Judy Mizell
3rd Place – Free Spirts – Rebecca McDuffie
Honorable Mention – River Wading – Rebecca McDuffie
Honorable Mention – Haitian Beauty – Patricia Kempisty
Other Visual Arts
1st Place – Madam X – Sandy Gillig
2nd Place – Composition #1 – Sharon Goodan
3rd Place – Parked and Rusty – Jennifer Benton
Honorable Mention – Ginger – Tammy Pender
Honorable Mention – Straight to the Point – Courtney MacKenzie –
The awards for the show were kindly provided by the following businesses and individuals: Mint Hill Dentistry, Katrina Ross, McEwen Mint Hill Chapel, Hawthorne’s New York Pizza and Bar, Romie and Judy Mizell, Daphne’s Simply Southern, First Citizens Bank, Sandra Smith, Ann Litaker, Dunwellz Custom Kitchen and Pour House, Cheap Joe’s Art Stuff.
The Litaker Show will hang until mid-January at the gallery at 11205 Lawyers Road in Mint Hill. The gallery is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.