CLARKSVILLE, Mo. — Raintree Arts Council held its 47th Annual Art Show and Competition on Oct. 9 and 10 at the Appleshed in Clarksville in conjunction with the Applefest. There were 27 adult entries (101 adult works) and 257 student entries. The participating schools were Bowling Green High, Clopton schools, Logan Private Studio, Louisiana Elementary, Louisiana High School, Louisiana Middle and private entries by Elsberry students.
This year’s competition was judged by Sandy Brooks, a retired physical therapist and artist. Her focus is animals and she loves the relation of art and physical therapy.
Raintree thanks the sponsors who helped with our costs of the show, and the Louisiana High School National Honor Society and Interact club for helping with this show.
Winners in the K-1 were 1st: Dylan Goad, 2nd Zoey Guthrie, 3rd Isabella Chilson, Honorable Mention: Nathaniel Stafford, Emma Magruder and Cade Omohondro.
Winners in 2-3 were: 1st place-Kailyr Hill, 2nd – Loretta Steward, 3rd – Genevieve Weber, Honorable Mentions: Amelia Beaumgard, Daisy Stulburg, China Scott.
Winners in 4-5 grades were: 1st place- Alaysia Gschwender, 2nd place – Bailey Land; 3rd place Dayson Smith, Honorable Mentions; Abel Miller, Hadley Moore, Ezekiel Scott, Karsyn Watts.
Winners in 6-8 grades were: 1st– Karishma Clark, 2nd place Jacob Lovell, 3rd place- Lucas Gschwender, Honorable Mentions: Avaya Parquette, Madelyn Williams, Josie Bower, Alivia Perrine.
Winners in 9-10 grades were: 1st Jalaya Ries, 2nd Seth Miller, 3rd Tessa DePriest, Honorable Mentions; Jillian Booth, Kendra Sperry, Jasmine Perez, Ally Langley.
Winners in 11-12 grades were: 1st place; Krimson Lee, 2nd place Jordan Haynes, 3rd place Tegan Carrington.
Honorable Mentions: Alexis Ince, Australia Monjaraz and Reyna Gonzales.
Student Best in Show: Raegan Bowser.
Photography: 1st -Connie Stephens, 2nd – P.K. Kelly, 3rd– Bev Cogar, 4th– Mike Haddock Honorable Mentions- Ann Narramore, Connie Stephens.
Amateur division: 1st – Bill Blakey, 2nd – Reagan Jackson, 3rd place – Abigail Ward ; Honorable Mentions: Bill Blakey, Dieter Mueller and Amanda Pendergast.
Professional division: 1st place- Dennis Babbitt; 2nd place- Ann Miller Titus; 3rd place- Pat Kerns; 4th place – Howard Kuo; Honorable Mention – Pat Kerns.
Best of Show: John Stoeckley.
People’s choice Youth: Tegan Carrington.
People’s choice Adult: Cindy Logan.
Raintree is a not-for-profit, multi-disciplinary arts organization that receives partial funding from the Missouri Arts Council, a state agency.
In the featured image: Barb and Tom Meyer look over entries in the adult division of the 47th annual Raintree Arts Council Art Exhibit & Judged Competition, which was held in conjunction with Clarksville Applefest Oct. 9 and 10.