MINT HILL – Mint Hill Arts awarded Best in Show for its Ann and Bill Litaker Exhibit to Luis Ardila for his oil painting “The Piper of Harlem.”
Greg Scott, who teaches art at the Cornwell Center at Myers Park Baptist Church, served as the judge. Ninety-two pieces of art were judged, with 21 awards presented in the following categories:
• Painting: Maria Parnell, first place; Ginny Edelen, second place; Carol Clayton, third place; Aaron Worley and Maria Miller, honorable mention.
• Water Media: Rebecca McDuffie, first place; Sharron Burns, second place; Suzanne Stewart, third place; Judy Mizell, honorable mention.
• Photography: Sharon Houck, first; Jennifer Benton, second place; Samuel Doejaaren, third place; and Carlos Pelay and Bill Feree, honorable mention.
• Other Visual Arts: Natalia Leigh, first place; Barbara Gilmore, second place; Jaya Vegesna, third place; and Hue Parnell and Sarah Hinson, honorable mention.
The gallery displays the exhibit 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays to Saturdays through Jan. 16 at the Mint Hill Arts Gallery, 11205 Lawyers Road.