Fifty-six artists submitted 150 art pieces for the 28th Bourbon County Arts Council Fine Art Exhibit and Sale.
“This is the largest show we have ever had,” Deb Anderson, president of the BCAC, told the Fort Scott Chamber of Commerce Coffee attendees on Thursday morning.
“We feel we have an outstanding show, ” she said. “The judge was challenged in this show (to pick place winners). He was very complimentary.”
The judge was James Oliver, assistant professor of painting and drawing at Pittsburg State University.
The exhibit will continue today, March 6, from noon to 7 p.m. and Saturday, March 7, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Ellis Fine Arts Center on the campus of Fort Scott Community College, 2401 S. Horton.
Following are the first-place winners in each category:
Prize sponsors are Buerge Art Studio, Landmark Bank, Citizens Bank, Briggs Toyota Auto of Fort Scott, Union State Bank, H & H Realty, Fort Scott Broadcasting, Bernita Hill, Ward Kraft, City State Bank, and In Memory of E. C. Gordon.