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‘King of the Roost’ rules in art contest

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Three artists, all members of the Tahoe Art League, were recognized for their work in the league’s contest for July.

Jeanne Hart is the first-prize winner for her colorful oil painting of a rooster titled, “King of the Roost.” Dramatic value contrast, effective texturing, and careful brushwork all contribute to this striking painting that she created for her son, Chris Hart, a retired fire captain. Contact Hart at (530) 545-9877.

The second-place award went to Corrie Francis for her dreamlike digital montage titled, “Snow Goose.” Francis is a freelance animator, artist and photographer, who works and teaches in the Tahoe area. Studies at Dartmouth and University of Southern California led to an MFA in animation and digital art.

To discover more about this exciting young artist visit http://www.corriefrancis.com.

Nancy Clarke of Minden won third prize for her oil painting of an idyllic beach scene titled “Lake Tahoe Pleasures.” Her works are on display at the Brewery Arts Center in Carson City, the East Fork Gallery in Gardnerville, and later this summer at the Tallac Historic Site.

To learn more about this accomplished “woman artist of the west” call (775) 782-8035.

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