Pat Deeter is the winner of the Best of Show award at the 39th Annual Independence Art Association annual show for her oil painting, On the Rhone.

The following list of winners were recognized at the opening reception held on June 20 at the Vivilore art gallery in the Englewood Art District. Whit Ross served as judge of the show. The art will be on display through July 15.

Best of Show: Pat Deeter – On the Rhone

1st Place: Emory Dillon – Watermelon

2nd Place: Carlos Benson – Delicate

3rd Place: Colleen Latimer – Stream of Consciousness

Honorable Mentions:

Pat Pummill Betteridge – The Pond

Emory Dillon – Max

Johnni Dowhower – Koi Pond

Erlene Flowers – Jesse James Farm Revisited 1878

Lee Kirchhoff – Autumn in White 4

Lee Kirchhoff – Congregational Church 1857

Bette Kunkle – View from Bette's Patio

Nancy Mathis – Art in Arizona

Marcia Pugh – New Day

Sheila (Xila) Rekdal – Waters of Mars

The 2013-2014 Robert E. Tindall Scholarship winner, Katelyn Cogan, was also recognized at the reception. Katelyn is a 2014 graduate of William Chrisman High School and will study art at Missouri Western State University in the fall.

IAA would like to thank Cindy Foster and Whit Ross, co-owners of Vivilore, for their hospitality in hosting this event. To learn more about Independence Art Association, visit Photography by Roger Campbell.