Weir Farm announces Art in the Park contest results

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The winners of the "Art in the Park" contest at Weir Farm have been announced.

More than 300 people enjoyed the 62 submissions to the exhibition.

The winners are:

Advanced/Professional Artist
1st, Weir Masterpiece Award: Dan Sharkey, Wall Building at Weir Farm, Oil on Linen, 43" x 33"
2nd: Ival Stratford Kovner, Weir Farm Light, Pastel, 41" x 34"
3rd: Leslie Corone, Old Apple Tree, Weir Farm, Oil Plein Air Painting, 8" x 10"

Adult Artist Award
1st: Andrea B. McLaughlin
2nd: Martha Lord
3rd: Joe Mygatt

Teen Artist Award
1st: Astrid Niles
2nd: Megan
3rd: Kiila G.

Junior Artist Award
1st: Max Flemming
2nd: John Shirvel
3rd: Aloni

Visitors Choice Award
1st: Dan Sharkey
2nd (three-way tie) : Tim Bolt, Jean Bowler, Valerie Alfaro

Park Volunteer or Staff Award
1st: Amanda Lord (Park Ranger)
2nd: Brett Gilman (Garden Gang Volunteer)
3rd: Richard Bauer (Garden Gang Volunteer)

Judges Choice Honorable Mention Awards (not ranked)
Renee Santhouse , Eric Fleming, Nicholas Niles, Shane Fleming, Isabel V. , Christopher Alfaro, Jim Burch, Whitney Hoffman

Young Talent Awards (not ranked)
Nicholas Niles IV, Shane Fleming, Max Fleming, Eric Fleming, Shane Fleming, John Shirvell, Natalie Owens, Elsie Owens, Ian Patton, Juliette Lisk, Finnia Cheftel, Noah Bostwick, Isabel Van Steinburgh, Christopher Alfaro, Valerie Alfaro, and Aloni

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