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Valorie Coleman
Public Relations Director
College of the Ozarks
Point Lookout, MO 65726
Office: (417) 690-2212
Email: pr@cofo.edu

November 15, 2018

Annual White River Painting Exhibit winners announced at Ralph Foster Museum

Winner of first place.First Place Winner, “Fiddler Girl,” oil painting by Kim Brecklein

Winner of second place.Second Place Winner, “Yard King,” oil painting by Dee Giles

Winner of third place.Third Place Winner, “Memories in Ruins,” watercolor painting by Glenda Roberson

Honorable mention.Honorable Mention, ““Girl Scarecrow,” watercolor painting by Amy Callaway

POINT LOOKOUT, MO. — Winners for the White River Painting Exhibit have been announced, and the artwork is currently on exhibit through Dec. 15 in the Edwards Art Gallery at the Ralph Foster Museum at College of the Ozarks.

Artists from the Ozarks were invited to submit paintings for the annual exhibit.

The winners are as follows:

  • First Place: “Fiddler Girl,” oil painting by Kim Brecklein
  • Second Place: “Yard King,” oil painting by Dee Giles
  • Third Place: “Memories in Ruins,” watercolor painting by Glenda Roberson
  • Honorable Mentions: “Girl Scarecrow,” watercolor painting by Amy Callaway

With approximately 100 paintings submitted each year, the annual event pays tribute to the extraordinary Ozarks heritage and expresses the museum’s continued mission of providing rich learning experiences about Ozarks culture through the arts.

Michael Ashley served as this year’s juror. After graduating from College of the Ozarks in 2003, Ashley earned a Master of Fine Arts in ceramics from the University of Mississippi. Ashley now serves at College of the Ozarks as an assistant professor of art.

For more information, contact the Ralph Foster Museum at (417) 690-3407, museum@cofo.edu, or by visiting the museum’s webpage at http://www.rfostermuseum.com/.

About College of the Ozarks

College of the Ozarks is a private, Christian, liberal arts college, located in Point Lookout, Missouri, on a 1,000-acre campus. Christian values, hard work, and financial responsibility comprise the fundamental building blocks of the “Hard Work U.” experience. The College earns numerous accolades yearly, including No. 1 Most Innovative School in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report for 2019 and No. 1 Best Bang for the Buck by Washington Monthly. To achieve its vision, the College pursues academic, vocational, Christian, patriotic, and cultural goals. These goals are mirrored in School of the Ozarks, a laboratory school that completes the K-college model.

The Keeter Center — the College’s award winning lodge, restaurant, and conference facility — was ranked a Top Small Hotel in the U.S. by TripAdvisor for 2018. It features historic lodging, fine dining, and meeting rooms. With more than 350 student workers, it is the largest workstation on campus. Follow College of the Ozarks at www.facebook.com/collegeoftheozarks or on Twitter @CofOHardWorkU.

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