The Cedarburg Cultural Center has announced the winners of its annual Juried Exhibit and Sale, “The Little Show,” which runs through Sunday, Jan. 15.

Featuring 28 Wisconsin artists and 138 original works of art, participating artists were asked to submit artworks in the spirit of miniatures, using a set of maximum size restrictions.

The special exhibit size requirements for featured artworks were: 2D works may not exceed 25 square inches (for example, 5 inches by 5 inches or 3 inches by 8 1/3 inches). 3D works may not exceed 8 inches in any dimension, including the base.

Award winners were announced Saturday, Dec. 3, at a public opening reception and awards ceremony. Awards were presented for best of show, first place and second place, with three honorable mentions recognized.

The best of show award, featuring a cash prize and an invitation for a future solo show in one of the CCC's galleries, was presented to James Demski-“Jimbot” of Greendale for his oil painting, "Game Time."

The first place award, featuring a cash prize of $200, was earned by Patricia Bertha-Mattingly of Mequon for her series of etchings.

The second place award, featuring a cash prize of $100, was given to Mary Mendla of Grafton for her oil and cold wax series "December Dawn."

Recognized as honorable mentions were Chris Behrs of Mequon for his pastels, Gina Studelska of Grafton for her eco-prints, and Sherri Thomas of Larsen for her oil paintings.

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