Rim Country's Top Artists Honored


The winners at the 2005 Payson Art League Fall Show include:

People's Choice


Local artist Pia Wyer placed in two categories at the Payson Art League's Fall Fine Art and Fine Craft Show & Sale Friday evening -- third place in Drawing and Other Two Dimensional Work, and third place in Fired Art.

First Place - Rock Newcomb

Second Place - Robert Barela

Third Place - Angela Cockle

Two Dimensional Art


First Place - Ruth Overton

Second Place - M.H. Bradshaw

Third Place - Peggy Gould

Water Media

First Place - Rock Newcomb

Second Place - Jay Kemp

Third Place - Donn Morris

Drawing and Other Two Dimensional Work

First Place - Angie Cockle

Second Place - Mike Rokoff

Third Place - Pia Wyer

Three Dimensional Art (Fine Crafts)

First Place - Dixie Guldner

Second Place - Dan Basinski

Third Place - Conrad Chapek

Fired Art (Pottery, Ceramics, Glass)

First Place - Bernadette Heath

Second Place - Alan and Carole Snyder

Third Place - Pia Wyer


First Place - C.D. Bond

Second Place - Don Harmon

Third Place - Robert Barela

Wearable Art

First Place - Patricia Allebrand

Second Place - James Garrity

Third Place - John Finkey

Honorable Mention

Jan Hodson (oil)

Jim Hagen (oil)

Don Harmon (oil)

Sally Myers (oil)

Dorene Davidson (oil)

V.R. Weekley (water colors)

The Payson Art League was formed in 1978 by 22 creative-minded people. At present, it has over 100 members proficient in a variety of media.

PAL's purpose is to present the most creative fine art and fine crafts to the public through programs and exhibitions. The organization supports art education in area schools by providing art materials and classroom art experiences to students of all grade levels.

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