Four students win awards at Originale art competition

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Four Culver-Stockton College students were given awards during the 55th annual Originale area artist exhibit and competition, sponsored by the Hannibal Art Club.

Above, clockwise from top left: Nevin McNally, Steven Walker, Keelie O'Brien, Jordan Graves

CANTON, Mo. — Four Culver-Stockton College students were given awards during the 55th annual Originale area artist exhibit and competition, sponsored by the Hannibal Art Club.  

In the non-professional division, Jordan Graves of Springfield, Ill., received the Pinnacle Award, donated by LaBinnah Bistro, for his pastel titled “Grandpas Resting.”

Excellence awards were given to Steven Walker of Palmyra, Mo., who won the Aaron Gregonis Award for his piece titled “Flower Boy,” and to Nevin McNally of Quincy, Ill., who won the Law Firm of Dempsey & Dempsey Award for his piece titled, “Go It Alone.”

A merit award was given to Keelie O’Brien of Kahoka, Mo., who won the Nancy Beckner Memorial Award for her piece titled, “Gold Goddess.”

Shelley Campbell ‘74 received honorable mention for her piece titled, “Dinner.”

Debra K. Scoggin-Myers, chair of the art and design department at Culver-Stockton, received honorable mention in the professional division for her piece “Pond by Our House.” Peggy L. Buchard-Ballard, an adjunct professor in art at C-SC, also received honorable mention for her piece, “Nightingales.”

The Hannibal Art Club has all 112 original pieces of art created by 62 artists living within a 50-mile radius of Hannibal on display at the Hannibal Arts Council, 105 S. Main. Gallery hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday and from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

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