Winners announced at Lewiston Art Festival – Google Alerts

Sat, Aug 10th 2019 07:10 pm

Best in Show winner Faye Lone is shown with her daughter, Shquanebin Lone-Preston. Read more of her story below.

The Lewiston Council on the Arts has revealed the winners of the 2019 Lewiston Art Festival.

Best of Show: Faye Lone, “Constructed Indian,” fiber

Michael McMahon Memorial Award: E. Jane Stoddard, “Picconi I”


  • First place: Ron Becker, “Still Standing, acrylic
  • Second place: Jillian E. Taylor, “Woodlawn with Windmills,” oil on canvas
  • Third place: Nikki Milley, “The Storyteller,” watercolor and pastel
  • Honorable mention: M. Deborah Hormell,* “Stormy Creek,” acrylic


  • First place: Phil Pantano, “Dark Alley”
  • Second place: Michael R. Weishan, “Wormsloe Avenue of Oaks”
  • Third place: Evan Fleming Pierce, “Field of Power”
  • Honorable mention: Elaine Kessel, “Looking for Oz”

Graphic Arts & Drawing:

  • First place: Kelsey Merkle, “Tell Me More Oil,” gold leaf, resin
  • Second place: Lyn Federico, “Gift,” color pencil, chalk, marker
  • Third place: Amanda Polanski, “Amelia,” color pencil
  • Honorable mention: Joseph A. Necci, “Michelangelo’s Slaves,” charcoal


  • First place: Mark Gaiger, “Music & Vines,” music stand steel and wood
  • Second place: Fred W. Janik, “Tulips,” wood
  • Third place: Connie Lavelle, “Hold Dear,” porcelain
  • Honorable mention: Robert Fragale, “Lobster,” metal

Mixed Media:

  • First place: Suzanne Handel Mair, “Great is My Faithfulness,” paper
  • Second place: Chris Therrien, Space Between “Black Swirl,” acrylic on foam core
  • Third place: Heather Cook, “City of Lanterns,” mixed
  • Honorable mention: Joshua Fraass, “Thousand Miles Collage,” vintage paper, acrylic on pallet panel

Artistic Craft: Jewelry

  • First place: David Villone, “Earthtoner”
  • Second place: Bonnie Hedden, “Vine Heart”
  • Third place: Mark Van de Bogart, “Cityscape Sterling”
  • Honorable mention: Susan Gillick, “Purple Rain Bead Weaving”

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