Ventura County, CA Announces 2010 NAP Award Winners

The Ventura County Arts Council is pleased to announce the 2010 National Arts Program® award winners.  The exhibition features artwork from county employees and their immediate family members.
This year, attendees to the exhibition were able to vote for two "People's Choice" awards, one in the Adult category and one in the Youth/Teen Category. The NAP would like to congratulate all of this year's participants!
Adult Amateur
First Place – Abigail Davis for “Solitude”
Second Place – Diana Dominguez for “West Side Story”
Third Place – Cheryl Kelley for “Kitten at the Piano”
Honorable Mention(s) – Abigail Davis, David Young, Victoria Borjesson and Kristin Rogahn
Adult Intermediate
First Place – Liesel Plambeck for “Superhuman”
Second Place – Ozivane Kelm for “Exposed Family Secrets”
Third Place – Toni Jones for “Spring Magic”
Honorable Mention(s) – Donna Bernard, Amber Rodriguez, Brittany Wilber and Lauren Bianchi
Adult Professional
First Place – Adrienne Burks for “Downtown Ventura Window #9”
Second Place – Chris Maclean by “Sewer Spoons”
Third Place – Gerald Zwers for “Mission San Buenaventura”
Honorable Mention(s) – Diane Hanley and Debra Scantlin
Youth 12 & Under
First Place – Nico Kalin for “Self Portrait”
Second Place – Paris Robles for “Woman with Bird”
Third Place – Erik Martinez for “Playground”
Honorable Mention(s) – Morgan Gallagher, Annika Merich, Lucas Kalin, Salena Hume, Sierra McWaters and Christina Becerra
Teen 13-18
First Place – Nicolette Rosales for “Around the Eyes”
Second Place – Abraham Goldstein for “Metal Music”
Third Place – Jasmine Betka for “X-plosion”
Honorable Mention(s) – Daniel Cachin, Andrea Hendrych, Kendelle Gallagner, Kristiana Keil and Nicolette Rosales
Best of Show – Diane Hanley for “Dream Girls”
People’s Choice Adult – Donna Bernard for “Taste of the Orient”
People’s Choice Youth/Teen – Daniel Cachin for “The Meek Leader”