Blue Ribbon First Place winners of the 2017 Iowa Artists Juried District 7 Art Show held in Denver, Iowa, on March 25th.
Iowa Artists is a statewide, non-profit organization that works to encourage and educate artists around the state, and Area 7 covers artists living in Benton, Black Hawk, Bremer, Buchanan, Butler, Grundy, and Tama counties. The juror for this show was Janet Hart Heinecke, the Fine Art Superintendent for the Iowa State Fair Fine Arts Exhibition, and former Chair of the Art Department at Simpson College for 20 years. These District 7 Blue Ribbon winners from this show go on to exhibit at the 2017 Iowa Artists Juried State Show in Ames on May 13, 2017. For more information on Iowa Artists or on next year's show, please contact Patricia at firstname.lastname@example.org; or Sandy at email@example.com.
Artists in the photo are: seated front row, left to right: Marion Wiley, Cedar Falls; Ann Olsson, Waterloo; Janet Drake, Waterloo. Back row, left to right: Deborah DeGraeve, Cedar Falls; Barbara Floyd-Campbell, Vinton; Merle Poland, Cedar Falls.