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Posted on: September 5, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Riverfest Art Show winners announced

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  The City of Clarksville and Miller Lite kicked off Riverfest’s 32nd anniversary with the Riverfest Juried Art Show on Thursday, Sept. 5 at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center at Liberty Park. 

The Juried Art Show showcased the work of local professionals, amateurs, and aspiring artists in four divisions: professional, amateur, senior, and youth. Artwork was judged by Bettye Holte and Jacqueline Crouch. Here are this year’s Juried Art Show award recipients:

Youth Division
2D Mixed Media

First                 Kaitlyn McKay, Untitled                          Christian County High School
Second                Garlynn Jarrell, Ambitious Predator     Clarksville Academy
Third                Jacob Stewart, Untitled        Christian County High School

3D Sculpture & Fiber Arts          
First        Lena Stanley, Bent But Not Broken    Clarksville High School

First        Vanessa Taylor Brooks, Savannah    Christian County High School
Second        Sadie Outen, Cameron Boyce               Rossview High School      
Third        Brayden Clark, Kiss Portraits              Rossview High School

First        Nadine Duessler, Hard Hats             Rossview High School
Second        Grace Sutt, Identity Crisis                  Home School 
Third        Richard Carney, Woman               Rossview High School

Photography & Digital Media    
First        Clayton Allen, God Rays                    Clarksville Academy
Second        Camille Paul, Childish Gambino       Rossview High School
Third        Hailey Ray, Car Sunset                       Clarksville Academy

Best in Show
Nadine Duessler, Hard Hats             Rossview High School    

Senior Division

2D Mixed Media
First        Kitty Hale        Spring Forward

First        Carolyn Loyd                 Magical
Second        Dorothy Malone           The Ballerina
Third        Mary Baggett                My Backyard

Best in Show
Kitty Hale    Spring Forward     2D Mixed Media

Amateur Division      
2D Mixed Media        
First        Roxanna Lawdonski    Paint Palette Flowers

First        Gracie Barrett        Chico

First        Alicia Nodas        King
Second        Nick Williamson           Sibling Love
Third        Ashley Perusquia         You Welcome Me

Photography & Digital Media
First        Amanda Blount    The Circle of Life
Second        Houston Menser    Fall Time in Clarksville
Third        Austin Zaragoza    What Do You See

First        Alicia Noda                     King
Second        Amanda Blount    The Circle of Life
Third        Roxanna Lawdonski    Paint Palette Flowers

Professional Division

2D Mixed Media
First        Symphony Medley    Noir Habille D'or
Second        Amanda Dudley    A Mother's Burden

3D Sculpture & Fibert Arts
First        Jennifer Shelton    More Love
Second        Symphony Medley    Raku Gele
Third        Jackie Lewis        Grand Canyon

First        John Sharp        23Diesel
Second        Carol Eads          Great Grandma LuLu & Sister Marian (The Seamstress)
Third        Pamela Boyd                 Creation Day 6

Photography & Digital Media
First        Stephen Schlegel          Exile-Milk carton series
Second        Brittany Neal                 Summer Bloom
Third        Stephen Schlegel          Race of Love

First        Stephen Schlegel          Exile-Milk carton series
Second        Symphony Medley    Noir Habille D'or  
Third        Jennifer Shelton    More Love

Best in Show – Adult Divisions
John Sharp          23Diesel         Painting

About the Festival
Riverfest is Clarksville’s longest-running community festival and brings more than 30,000 people to the banks of the Cumberland River in an arts and recreation celebration. Music, art, family events, and more will fill Liberty Park on Sept. 5, and McGregor Park on Sept. 6-7. Admission and entertainment at the festival are free and open to the public thanks to our partners Miller Lite, Google, Lamar Advertising, & Clarksville Living Magazine. More announcements about Riverfest events and entertainment will be made soon. To stay up to date on Riverfest, visit the festival website, and follow “Clarksville Riverfest” on Facebook. The festival is brought to you by the City of Clarksville Parks & Recreation Department and Miller Lite.  For information or for ADA assistance, please call 931-645-7476 or visit




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