Septemberfest art awards go to seven artists

RANGELY — Rangely Arts Council’s second annual “Art in the Park” art show at Septemberfest featured the work of 19 artists.
The participating artists showed their work, which included paintings, pastels, photographs, stained glass, carved antlers, and even a woven piece. Forty-three pieces were entered and there were seven winners.
First place “public choice award” went to Tim Meinen’s painting “Old Memories” with a cash award of $200.
Second place went to to Dave Justus for his carved moose lamp titled “Big Horns,” winning him $150.
The third-place award of $100 went to Dave Karschner for his painting “Dan’s Lady.”
There was a tie for fourth place, and Garth Harrison’s painting titled “My Territory” and Wendy Roberts “Legolas” painting both received $75.
Fifth place also had a tie with Debbie Karschner’s painting titled “Soft Wings” and Shanna Fournier’s photograph titled “My Flower Garden” received $50 each. A total of $700 was awarded this year, thanks to the Septemberfest Committee with its contribution of $500, plus $200 in entry fees collected. The Rangely Arts Council would like to thank those who helped set up, tear down and staff the booth. If you are interested in joining the Rangely Arts Council, go to or e-mail
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