Kraft, Baker win Judge’s Choice awards

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Keith Kraft of Mobridge and Tom Baker of McLaughlin took Judge’s Choice honors, and Rich Maier of Mobridge and Jay Jones of Trail City were awarded People’s Choice honors at the 37th Mobridge Area Art show this weekend.

Kraft won with his entry “Rifle Falls,” and Baker earned the recognition for his beaded gun scabbard.
Rich Maier’s photo “Barn Near Ten Sleep” earned him the People’s Choice award. Jay Jones’ won with his entry “Good Fun.”

Margaret Bieber of Mobridge won the Arts & Travel Club’s Young Artist Award and $25 with “Eyes of the Tiger.” The Oahe Area Retired Teachers Art Award and $20 went to Abigail Fred of Mobridge for “Breaking Through the Times.” Alexia Danae Laundreaux took the PEO Art Award and $20 with “This is Me.”

The Jack Reich Memorial Award was presented to Roberta Williams of Mobridge for “Joey’s Garden.”
More than 430 pieces were judged in the show. Entries came from the Mobridge area, South Dakota and Minnesota.

Below are the winners in other categories.

Adult advanced art
•Watercolor: Blue: Louise Glaser – McLaughlin – “Welcome Committee”
•Mixed media
Blue: Jay Jones – Trail City – “Always Ready”
Red: Peg Wunder – Mobridge – “Jones Ranch”
Yellow: Louise Glaser – McLaughlin – untitled
• Drawing/pen, ink, scratchboard
Blue: Jay Jones – Trail City – “Good Fun”
Red: Jay Jones – Trail City – “Don”
Yellow: Eleanor Clark – Mobridge – “Family Portrait”
•Acrylic
Blue: Eleanor Clark – Mobridge – “Rhode Island Light”
Red: Peg Wunder – Mobridge – “Mobridge Landmark”
Yellow: Eleanor Clark – Mobridge – “On Watch”
•Pastel
Blue: Peg Wunder – Mobridge – “Oh, Those Apples”
Red: Eleanor Clark – Mobridge – “Mother’s New Hat”
Adult advanced photo
•Animals
Blue: Lanet Duncan – Mobridge – “Humble Hummingbird”
Red: Ben Thompson – Minneapolis – “Snowy”
Yellow: Carolyn Paulson – Mobridge – “Cocky Peacock”
Honorable Mention: Lanet Duncan – Mobridge – “The Eyes of a Horse”
•Scenery
Blue: Keith Kraft – Mobridge – “Rifle Falls”
Red: Stuart Surma – Java – “Like the Wizard of Oz”
Yellow: Deborah Eich – Pierre – “Late Afternoon”
HM: Louise Glaser – McLaughlin – “A Piece of the Rock”
•People
Blue: Louise Glaser – McLaughlin – “No Snow, We’ll Go Sledding”
•Sports/action
Blue: Keith Kraft – Mobridge – “8 Second Ride”
Adult amateur art
•Other
Blue: Tom Baker Sr. – McLaughlin – Beaded Gun Scabbard
Red Sandra Gipp – Mobridge – Beaded Belt
Yellow: Tom Baker Sr. – McLauglin – Beaded Purse “Flowers”
HM: Sandra Gipp – Mobridge – Beaded Jacket
Wanda Hahne – Eagle Butte – fiber and beads “Lakota Chief”
Tom Baker Sr. – McLaughlin – Beaded Purse “Butterfly”
Hillary Filler – Mobridge – ceramic cup “Hoot”
•Oil
Blue: Lauren Lynch – Mobridge – “Waves of Drips”
HM: Lauren Lynch – Mobridge – “Triple”
•Drawing/Pencil
Blue: Roberta Williams – Mobridge – “Girl Scout Cabin”
Red: Jane Looyenga – Mobridge – untitled
Yellow: Jackie Zimoski – Mobridge – “Roy Mustang”
HM: Holly Hitland – Mobridge – “Zeit Zum Essen”
•Watercolor
Blue: Roberta Williams – Pierre – “Kathy’s Tree”
Red: Roberta Williams – Pierre – “Joey’s Garden”
Yellow: Jane Looyenga – Mobridge – “Flowers”
HM: Roberta Williams – Pierre – “Pheasant Hunt”
•Mixed media
Blue: Roberta Williams – Pierre – “Atypical Shade”
Red: Jane Looyenga – Mobridge – “The Marsh”
Yellow: Shirley Masteller – Glenham – “Colored Corn”
HM: Holly Hitland – Mobridge – “Dances With Horses”
•Acrylic
Yellow: Tom Baker Sr – McLaughlin – “Animals 1”
HM: Tom Baker Sr.- McLaughlin – “Animals 3”
Holly Hitland – Mobridge – “Floating Foliage”
•Collage
Blue: Holly Hitland – Mobridge – “Memories of Mom”
•Scratchboard
Blue: Hillary Filler – Mobridge – “Eye of the Tiger”
Adult amateur photo
•Animals
Blue: Christina Lopez – Keldron – “Leather and Rope”
Red: Terri Walth – Mobridge – “Last One”
Yellow: Toni Schillingstad – Mobridge – “Flying High”
HM: Christina Lopez – Keldron – “Love and Grace”
•Flora
Blue: Sherry Renner – Mobridge – “Magnolia Flower”
Red: Sherry Renner – Mobridge – “Pink Splash”
Yellow: Karen Espeland – Sioux Falls – “Black and White Beauty”
HM: Robert Maisch – Mobridge – “Two Headed Mutant Sunflower”
•Portrait/poeple
Blue: Diane Christman – Mobridge – “Grandma Gossman 1985”
Red: Nikki Knippling – Chamberlain – “Farmer Blaze”
Yellow: Wade Duncan – Mobridge – “Long Day on the Trail”
•Scenery
Blue: Rich Maier – Mobridge – “Barn Near Ten Sleep”
Red: Christina Lopez – Keldron – “Morning Gathering”
Yellow: Toni Schillingstad – Mobridge – “Seclusion”
HM: Terri Walth – Mobridge – “Niagra Falls”
Karen Espeland – Sioux Falls – “Sunset at Lake Lakota”
Nikki Knippling – Chamberlain – “Train Headed to Brewe”
•Human interest
Blue: Nikki Knippling – Chamberlain – “Sassy Sista”
Red: Terri Walth – Mobridge – “Hanging High”
•Sports/action
HM: Cindy Zabel – Selby – “Turn and Burn”
•Computer enhanced
Blue: Nikki Knippling – Chamberlain – “Summer at the Elevators”
Red: Carissa Aberle – Mobridge – “A Touch of Frost”
Yellow: Nikki Knippling – Chamberlain – “Bad Hair Day”
HM: Carissa Aberle – Mobridge – “Mo Bridge”
Judy Harlow – Mobridge – “Frosty Aflame”
Student artwork
•Sculpture
Blue: Vance Harman – MPHS – “Image of a Bird”
Red: Lexy Hoisington – MPHS – “Rufus”
Yellow: Jake Carmody – MPHS – acrylic on bench “Getting Big”
HM: Michelle McClellan – MPHS – “European Adventure”
Dylan Mickelson – MPHS – “Felipe”
Cassidy Ulmer – MPHS – “Melvin”
•Clay and ceramics
Blue: Ariel Bieber – MPHS – “War Paint”
Red: Cassidy Ulmer – MPHS – “Blue Mood”
Yellow: Ariel Bieber – MPHS – “Native Pride”
HM: Alexia Danae Laundreaux – MPHS – “Elly”
Kim Helm – MPHS – “Masquerade”
•Fiber art weaving
Blue: Fiona Yellow Horse – Wakpala – “The Colors of My Feeling”
Red: Emma Fulkerson – MPHS – “Easter Colors”
Yellow: Molly Lahren – MPHS – “Mobridge Colors”
HM: Wam’Ni Treetop – Wakpala – “Random Colors”
Rylee Muir – MPHS – “Patterns”
Stone Jensen – MPHS – “Rainbow Colors”
•Beadwork
HM: Cheya Goertzen – MPHS – untitled 2
•Prints
Blue: Sam Weleba – MPHS – “Making It Rain”
Red: Melissa May – MPHS – “The Raven”
Yellow: Margaret Bieber – MPHS – “Penguin Family”
HM: Tabitha Reule – MPHS – “Sea Turtle”
Ronna Moser – MPHS – “Double Faces”
Melissa May – MPHS – “Lady in Black”
•Collage
Blue: Dylan Mickelson – MPHS – “Nature in Color”
Red: Ariel Bieber – MPHS – “Medicine Wheel”
Yellow: Breezy Kuehl – MPHS – “R. Roger”
HM: Kassidy Keller – MPHS – “A Woman’s Image”
Kristyn Fischer – MPHS – “For the Love of Cherries”
•Scratchboard
Blue: Justin Yellow Horse – MPHS – “The Wild”
Red: Donte Two Lance – MPHS – “Zebra Stripes”
Yellow: Michael Kimnitz – MPHS – “Panda Life”
HM: Ronna Moser – MPHS – “Nature”
Sam Weleba – MPHS – “Stones”
•Acrylic
Blue: Miranda Wagner – MPHS – “Strawberry Short Shoe”
Red: Laura Piatt – MPHS – “Moonlight and Paradise”
Yellow: Abigail Fred – MPHS – “Got Milk?”
HM: Melissa May – MPHS – “Alex’s Tree”
Michelle McClellan – MPHS – “Sunset at Lavacourt”
Amanda Gries – Anoa,Mn – “My First Show”
Sam Weleba – MPHS – “That’s So Raven”
Alexia Danae Laundreaux – MPHS – “Sad Waters”
Kassidy Keller – MPHS – “Water Lilies”
Margaret Bieber – MPHS – “Landscape”
Lakeisha Gosch – MPHS – “Magic With Colors”
Makaela Moser – MPHS – “Sunflower Shoe”
•Pastel and colored pencil
Blue – Julia Dockendorf – Brainerd, Minn. – “2084 AD”
Red: Bradley Keller – MPHS – “City Scape”
Yellow: Jacey Keller – MPHS – untitled
HM: Lauren Dockendorf – Brainerd,Minn. – “T. Swift”
Kim Helm – MPHS – “Spheres”
•Marker and ink
Blue: Michael Kemnitz – MPHS – “Attack Attack!”
Red: Margaret Bieber – MPHS – “The Eyes of the Tiger”
Yellow: Alexia Danae Laundreaux – MPHS – “Crazy World”
HM: Daniel Hintz – MPHS – “Knights of Columbus”
Stone Jensen – MPHS – “My Dream House”
•Mixed media
Blue: Jackson Unterseher – MPHS – “Outback Animals”
Red: Alexia Danae Laundreaux – MPHS – “This Is Me”
Yellow: Alexia Danae Laundreaux – MPHS – “Spray Pattern”
HM: Jade Three Legs – Wakpala – “Winged Heart”
Michael Davis – MPHS – “South Dakota Winter”
Holden Schillingstad – MPHS – untitled
•Oil pastel
Blue: Kassidy Keller – MPHS – “A Brain’s Creative Thoughts”
Red: Cassidy Ulmer – MPHS – “Colors Combined”
Yellow: Kim Helm – MPHS – “Rainbow Explosion”
HM: Julia Gries – Anoka, Minn. – “Self Portrait”
Kala Schily – MPHS – “My Tree in Color”
•Watercolor
Blue: Sam Weleba – MPHS – “Mad Hater”
Red: Margaret Bieber – MPHS – “A Splash of Color”
Yellow: Tabitha Reule – MPHS – “Double Sun”
HM: Makaela Moser – MPHS – “Tea Cup”
Sam Weleba – MPHS – “Rainbow”
Megan Armfield – MPHS – “Water Color”
Ronna Moser – MPHS – “Colorful Wonders”
Michael Kemnitz – MPHS – untitled

Student photography
•Photos
Blue: David Johnson – Wakpala – “Fencing”
Red: David Johnson – Wakpala – “Crystal Goblet”
Yellow: Kendra Thorstenson – Selby – “Harvest Moon”
HM: Kendra Thorstenson – Selby – “Winter’s Wonder”
Alena Morsette – Wakpala – “Guitar Town” Blue: Nikki Knippling – Chamberlain – “Summer at the Elevators”
Red: Carissa Aberle – Mobridge – “A Touch of Frost”
Yellow: Nikki Knippling – Chamberlain – “Bad Hair Day”
HM: Carissa Aberle – Mobridge – “Mo Bridge”
Judy Harlow – Mobridge – “Frosty Aflame”
Student artwork
•Sculpture
Blue: Vance Harman – MPHS – “Image of a Bird”
Red: Lexy Hoisington – MPHS – “Rufus”
Yellow: Jake Carmody – MPHS – acrylic on bench “Getting Big”
HM: Michelle McClellan – MPHS – “European Adventure”
Dylan Mickelson – MPHS – “Felipe”
Cassidy Ulmer – MPHS – “Melvin”
•Clay and ceramics
Blue: Ariel Bieber – MPHS – “War Paint”
Red: Cassidy Ulmer – MPHS – “Blue Mood”
Yellow: Ariel Bieber – MPHS – “Native Pride”
HM: Alexia Danae Laundreaux – MPHS – “Elly”
Kim Helm – MPHS – “Masquerade”
•Fiber art weaving
Blue: Fiona Yellow Horse – Wakpala – “The Colors of My Feeling”
Red: Emma Fulkerson – MPHS – “Easter Colors”
Yellow: Molly Lahren – MPHS – “Mobridge Colors”
HM: Wam’Ni Treetop – Wakpala – “Random Colors”
Rylee Muir – MPHS – “Patterns”
Stone Jensen – MPHS – “Rainbow Colors”
•Beadwork
HM: Cheya Goertzen – MPHS – untitled 2
•Prints
Blue: Sam Weleba – MPHS – “Making It Rain”
Red: Melissa May – MPHS – “The Raven”
Yellow: Margaret Bieber – MPHS – “Penguin Family”
HM: Tabitha Reule – MPHS – “Sea Turtle”
Ronna Moser – MPHS – “Double Faces”
Melissa May – MPHS – “Lady in Black”
•Collage
Blue: Dylan Mickelson – MPHS – “Nature in Color”
Red: Ariel Bieber – MPHS – “Medicine Wheel”
Yellow: Breezy Kuehl – MPHS – “R. Roger”
HM: Kassidy Keller – MPHS – “A Woman’s Image”
Kristyn Fischer – MPHS – “For the Love of Cherries”
•Scratchboard
Blue: Justin Yellow Horse – MPHS – “The Wild”
Red: Donte Two Lance – MPHS – “Zebra Stripes”
Yellow: Michael Kimnitz – MPHS – “Panda Life”
HM: Ronna Moser – MPHS – “Nature”
Sam Weleba – MPHS – “Stones”
•Acrylic
Blue: Miranda Wagner – MPHS – “Strawberry Short Shoe”
Red: Laura Piatt – MPHS – “Moonlight and Paradise”
Yellow: Abigail Fred – MPHS – “Got Milk?”
HM: Melissa May – MPHS – “Alex’s Tree”
Michelle McClellan – MPHS – “Sunset at Lavacourt”
Amanda Gries – Anoka, Minn. – “My First Show”
Sam Weleba – MPHS – “That’s So Raven”
Alexia Danae Laundreaux – MPHS – “Sad Waters”
Kassidy Keller – MPHS – “Water Lilies”
Margaret Bieber – MPHS – “Landscape”
Lakeisha Gosch – MPHS – “Magic With Colors”
Makaela Moser – MPHS – “Sunflower Shoe”
•Pastel and colored pencil
Blue – Julia Dockendorf – Brainerd, Minn. – “2084 AD”
Red: Bradley Keller – MPHS – “City Scape”
Yellow: Jacey Keller – MPHS – untitled
HM: Lauren Dockendorf – Brainerd,Minn. – “T. Swift”
Kim Helm – MPHS – “Spheres”
•Marker and ink
Blue: Michael Kemnitz – MPHS – “Attack Attack!”
Red: Margaret Bieber – MPHS – “The Eyes of the Tiger”
Yellow: Alexia Danae Laundreaux – MPHS – “Crazy World”
HM: Daniel Hintz – MPHS – “Knights of Columbus”
Stone Jensen – MPHS – “My Dream House”
•Mixed media
Blue: Jackson Unterseher – MPHS – “Outback Animals”
Red: Alexia Danae Laundreaux – MPHS – “This Is Me”
Yellow: Alexia Danae Laundreaux – MPHS – “Spray Pattern”
HM: Jade Three Legs – Wakpala – “Winged Heart”
Michael Davis – MPHS – “South Dakota Winter”
Holden Schillingstad – MPHS – untitled
•Oil pastel
Blue: Kassidy Keller – MPHS – “A Brain’s Creative Thoughts”
Red: Cassidy Ulmer – MPHS – “Colors Combined”
Yellow: Kim Helm – MPHS – “Rainbow Explosion”
HM: Julia Gries – Anoka, Minn. – “Self Portrait”
Kala Schily – MPHS – “My Tree in Color”
•Watercolor
Blue: Sam Weleba – MPHS – “Mad Hater”
Red: Margaret Bieber – MPHS – “A Splash of Color”
Yellow: Tabitha Reule – MPHS – “Double Sun”
HM: Makaela Moser – MPHS – “Tea Cup”
Sam Weleba – MPHS – “Rainbow”
Megan Armfield – MPHS – “Water Color”
Ronna Moser – MPHS – “Colorful Wonders”
Michael Kemnitz – MPHS – untitled

Student photography
•Photos
Blue: David Johnson – Wakpala – “Fencing”
Red: David Johnson – Wakpala – “Crystal Goblet”
Yellow: Kendra Thorstenson – Selby – “Harvest Moon”
HM: Kendra Thorstenson – Selby – “Winter’s Wonder”
Alena Morsette – Wakpala – “Guitar Town”

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