Michigan artist Marina Terauds wins Des Moines Arts Festival contest

The Des Moines Arts Festival announced winners in its Juried Visual Art Fair opposition Sunday morning. 

The Des Moines Arts Competition brings alongside one another visual artwork, tunes, movie and inventive routines. Artists also set up booths to exhibit and sell their creations in the event’s juried artwork truthful opposition. In all, 160 artists from 35 states in disciplines like ceramics, electronic drawing, fiber, glass, jewelry, metalworks, portray, printmaking, sculpture and wood were chosen for the opposition.  

Michigan artist Marina Terauds received Very best in Show for printmaking. Jamila Johnson of Ames won the Leysens Spouse and children Award for Ideal Rising Iowa Artist. 

‘Art provides persons together’:Meet Jamila Johnson, winner of emerging artist award

Jamila Johnson, 23, signs a print she is selling at her Des Moines Arts Festival booth. The Ames artist is a part of the Emerging Iowa Artist Program presented by Principal, which showcases young visual artists from Iowa.

Awards of Excellence had been also awarded to: 

  • Karen Klinefelter, of Boise, Idaho, for jewellery. 
  • Sue Mersman, of Wetmore, Kansas, in wooden. 
  • Melissa Mason, of Plover, Wisconsin, in drawing. 
  • Gedion Nyanhongo, of Phoenix, in sculpture perform.
  • Samuel Yao, of Ann Arbor, Michigan in the fiber class. 

Juror awards were also provided to: 

  • Chris Vance, of Bondourant,  for painting. 
  • Matthew Rucker, of Minneapolis for portray.
  • Nicario Jimenez, of Naples, Florida, in combined media. 

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