‘LIGHT’ juried art show winners chosen

Courtesy Photo by Steve Jakubcin Pictured above, from left to right, are Art in the Loft Executive Director Justin Christensen-Cooper; LIGHT juror Tony Hendrick; Beverly Wolf, third place; Mary Christensen-Cooper, honorable mention; Hope Reed, second place; Chelsea Wallace, honorable mention; and Karen Jonker, best of show. Not pictured is Timothy McKnight, honorable mention.

ALPENA — Winners of the “LIGHT” juried art exhibit at Art in the Loft were announced on Friday, and Karen Jonker won Best of Show.

The exhibit, open through Nov. 7, was juried by Community Mural Artist Tony Hendrick, who selected the following winners.

¯ Best of Show: Jonker for her mixed media piece, “Passage.”

¯ Second Place: Hope Reed for her photograph, “Forgive the darkness; for it is just as greedy as the light.”

¯ Third Place: Beverly Wolf for her photograph, “Mesa Arch.”

Courtesy Photo The best of show mixed media piece by Karen Jonker, entitled “Passage.”

¯ Honorable Mention: Timothy McKnight for his oil painting, “De Salamandra.”

¯ Honorable Mention: Mary Christensen-Cooper for her fabric art piece, “The Sunshine & Darkness of Motherhood.”

¯ Honorable Mention: Chelsea Wallace for her photograph, “Salvation.”

To view more pieces, and learn more about “LIGHT,” go to www.artintheloft.org.

Courtesy Photo The second place photography piece by Hope Reed, called “Forgive the darkness; for it is just as greedy as the light.”

Courtesy Photo Beverly Wolf’s third place photo, “Mesa Arch.”

Courtesy Photo Timothy McKnight’s honorable mention oil painting, “De Salamandra.”

Courtesy Photo Mary Christensen-Cooper’s honorable mention fabric art piece, called “The Sunshine & Darkness of Motherhood.”

Courtesy Photo Chelsea Wallace’s honorable mention photograph, titled “Salvation.”