22 church art show winners on display

Winning artworks were announced Oct. 28 at the opening reception for River Community Church’s community art show.

Twenty-two photos and paintings from area artists related to the theme “Fruit of the Spirit” were entered in the show. The show was judged by the more than 40 people in attendance. People’s Choice awards were given for the top three entries in each category.

The winning painting was “Butterfly” by Lawrence R. Williams Sr. Second place was “Romans 8:16” by Melody Campbell and the third-place painting was “Untitled” by Laurie Murtagh.

The first place photo was “New Life” by Becky Melancon. The second-place photo was “Peacefulness” by Jim Demand, and third place was awarded to “Untitled” by Charity Jones.

The 2011 RCC Communtiy Art Show winner, Cathy McLaurin, donated her acrylic painting, “And the Spirit Moves,” to the church.

The exhibit will be on display through Nov. 18 at the church, 36367 Old Perkins Road, in Prairieville.

Viewing will be Sundays from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and also by appointment. Email
atkatie@rivercommunity.org to make an appointment.

River Community Church has a creativity group that meets Wednesday mornings twice a month. For information, email ateinaej22@yahoo.com.