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Arts commission announces winners of fifth annual art exhibition

Posted on Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 7:18 pm

IMG_0017 Trish Hill Caddy 1st for web

Trish Hill’s 1s place winner

The Bowling Green Arts Commission had its Fifth Annual Fine Art Juried Exhibition Nov. 1 and 2, and awarded a total of $850 to five winners.

The art show was in the Bowling Green Town Hall where visitors could participate in a paid wine-tasting to raise money for the Caroline Alliance Against Violence. Proceeds will be used by CAAV to provide educational training and awareness programs in Caroline County.

Exhibition judges were Nancy Williams, who has an art studio near Fredericksburg, and Denise Antil, a board member of a sculptural gallery and a jewelry artist.

The winners were:

Best in Show: Steve Hilker, Fredericksburg, Title of work: Loey

lst Place: Trish Hill, Bowling Green, Title of work: Big Daddy Caddy

2nd Place: Cireena Katto, Fredericksburg, Title of work: Playing on the Rappahannock

3rd Place and People’s Choice Award: Katie Boltz, Beaverdam, Title of work: Jack

Honorable Mention: Barbara Byrd, Bowling Green, Title of Work: Siblings at Play

Honorable Mention: Rachel Carroll, Spotsylvania, Title of Work: The Wash

Honorable Mention: Kayla Ellsworth, Fredericksburg, Title of Work: Cold Moonlight

Caroline High School winners were:

1st Place: Jacob Schmitz

2nd Place: Jordan Skinner

3rd Place: Miranda Young


Caroline Middle School winners were:

lst Place: Jasmine Howard

2nd Place: Jonnae’ Rollins

IMG_0051 Patrick DeCrane

Here’s an entry by Patrick DeCrane, chairperson of the Bowling Green Arts Commission.


IMG_0009 Cireena Katto 2nd place  for web

Cireena Katto’s 2nd place winner

IMG_0035 Barbara Byrd hon mention for web

Barbara Byrd’s honorable mention

IMG_0001 BEST in SHOW for web

Steve Hilker’s Best in Show

IMG_0021 Katie Boltz dog sketch 3rd place for web

Katie Boltz’s third place winner. She also won the People’s Choice Award.

IMG_0028 Kayla Ellsworth hon mention for web

Kayla Ellsworth’s honorable mention

IMG_0074 Ashley Garcia 12th grade for web

Ashley Garcia’s drawing was not a winner, but she is a Caroline High 12-grade student of the third place winner, Katie Boltz.

IMG_0059 11th grade Mark Loving deer for web

Mark Loving’s drawing was not a winner, but he is a Caroline High 11th grade student of the third place winner, Katie Boltz.

IMG_0071 Jordan Skinner 2nd place CHS

These are other entries from Caroline High School, including the art piece in the top left corner, which was created by Jordan Skinner, a second place winner.