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Carnegie Museum Names Winning Artists

September 10, 2000

* Carnegie Art Museum announced the winners of its annual "A Classic Competition," a juried exhibition featuring all media. More than 145 artists submitted entries and 58 of those artworks were selected to be displayed in the exhibit.

The winners:

Three-dimensional art: first place, Gerri Johnson-McMillian of Port Hueneme for the sculpture "Women;" second-place tie, Russell McMillin of Ventura for the sculpture "Duality Consciousness" and Pamela Huth of Westlake Village for the sculpture "Forge Ahead."

Photographs and prints: first place, William Hendricks of Ventura for the photograph "Children at War No. 1;" second place, Mel Menkin of Simi Valley for the photograph "Ko-Yaa-Nis--Qatsi: The World Out of Balance;" third place, Sherron Sheppard of Ventura for the photograph "A Place In Time."

Two-dimensional art: first place, Bobbie Moline-Kramer of Woodland Hills for the painting "In the Mind's Eye, I, Me, Mine;" second place, Ginger Moore Maxwell of Oak View for the painting "Heirloom;" third place, Sidney Rowe of Oregon for the painting "Sidus-Natalicum II."

Judges' Choice Award: Carol Simson of Ventura for the watercolor "Patio Series II."

Director's Choice Award: Deloris Pederson of Camarillo for the painting "Sunset at the Beach."

Awards and Honors is compiled by Rodney Bosch. Please address items to Awards and Honors, Los Angeles Times, 93 S. Chestnut St., Ventura 93001. Items can also be faxed to The Times at 653-7576 or 653-7548.

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