Patrick Kluesner’s oil on canvas painting “Lone Egret” won first place in the Penleton Artist Society’s June Members Show at Gallery 119. Submitted

Pendleton Artists Society Members Show generates extra kudos

PENDLETON — Pendleton Artists Society named the winners of its June Members Show recently at Gallery 119 in Pendleton.
In addition to Top 3 and People’s Choice awards, judge Myron Cochran honored four participants with Merit Awards and five with Honorable Mentions.

Story continues below photos.

Patrick Kluesner won first place ($75) with his oil-on-canvas painting “Lone Egret.”
Second place ($40) went to Teresa Apodaca for “Fall Foliage,” a photo realistic fabric collage.
Carla Corbin placed third ($30) with “Rowdy and Mr. T Scratch Itchy Spots,” a pastel work.
The People’s Choice Award ($20), decided by votes cast at the show’s opening, went to Brenda Jarrett for “You Don’t Know How I Feel,” a recycled wood cherry and walnut piece.
Jarrett also won a Merit Award for the piece.
Other Merit Awards went to: John Erwin, “Incline to an Edge,” Cast cement, polyurethane; Ellen Shaw, “Vintage Violet,” enamel on copper; and Don Saxon, “Wading for Lunch, photography.
Honorable Mentions were awarded to: John Erwin, “As I See Me,” ink; Gini Deaton, “Handle With Care,” oil; Lylanne Musselman, “Contemplating Yellow Jesus,” oil; Joan Valente, “Enchilada No. 1,” oil painting; and Katy Burke, “Silver Alert,” oil painting.
The show will be on display through June 30 at the gallery, 119 W. State St. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays.