BLOOMINGTON — Illinois State University fine arts graduate Camila Marianela won best of show at the 92nd annual McLean County Amateur Art Competition-Exhibition.

Her winning piece, “Untitled," is a sculpture.

Heyworth High School student Ashley Spencer with her piece “History Reimagined” won the Ashley C. Ritter Most Promising Art Award, an award honoring the life of Ritter by her family and friends.

Spencer’s piece is a painting.

The awards were presented in a ceremony Sunday at the McLean County Arts Center, where the annual exhibit will remain on view through April 5.

Juror Andrea Ferrigno selected 99 artworks for the exhibition.

Winning entries were: 

High school students 

Painting: Tyger Gudeman, first; John McGowan, second

Graphics:  Benjamin Guo, first; Rishith Talagadadeevi, second

Photography: Maddy Day, first; Rachel Kullman, second

Sculpture:  John Ames, first; Emily Hlebasko, second


Painting: Emily Minton, first; and Max Martin, second

Graphics: Zoephia Laughlin, first; and Christopher Gabbrants, second

Photography: Brianna Lehnen, first; Jeffrey Smudde, second

Sculpture: Eunjung Schantz, first; Kirsten Heteji, second


Painting: Robert Faulkner, first; Allyson Frink, second

Graphics: Kristin Bowers, first; Johanna Weichsel, second

Photography: Ariele Jones, first; William Norris, second

Sculpture: Michelle Hanacek, first; Cliff Carney, second

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