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The winners for 2012 Laumeier Sculpture Park Art Fair recently were announced by fair organizers.
A jury chose the winning artists in five categories. Each artist won a cash prize or a gift certificate.
2012 Award Winners were:
• Excellence ($1,000) - Paul Jensen, Rhinelander, Wis.; Daniel Keith, Minier, Ill.; Olive Kraus, Hannibal, Mo,; Gena Ollendieck, Cresco, Iowa; Steven Spiro, Hillpoint, Wis.
• Honorable Mention ($400) - Karen Bell, Spring Green, Wis.; Beverly Hayden, Chattanooga, Tenn.; Mieko & Michael Kahn, Greenbush, Mich.; Gina Pannorfi, Chicago, Ill.; Lisa Vetter and Paul Siefert, Spencerville, Ind.
• Outstanding Local Artist ($250 ArtMart Gift Certificates) - Melissa Schmidt, St. Louis, Mo.; Greg Rasmusson, Overland, Mo.
• Mayor's Award ($500) - Warner Whitfield, Weaverville, N.C.
The art fair took place May 11-13 at the sculpture park in Sunset Hills. The annual event raises funds to cover the park's operating costs and programs. Organizers estimate more than 15,000 attended the fair
Congratulations to the prizewinners at the Laumeier Sculpture Park Art Fair...we at Art Fair Insiders salute you for a job well done!
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