The 2008 Buhl Day Art Show had 180 entries, 80 more than last year. There were 50 professional pieces, 50 nonprofessional, 42 photographs and 38 youth entries.

The show was juried by Susan Dexter, a prize-winning pastel artist and rug weaver from New Castle.

Professional category winners were:

• First place — Ellie Steines, West Middlesex, “Houses of Yesterday” oil.

• Second — Tom Phillips, Masury, “The Look” pencil drawing.

• Third — Rachel Griffin, Sandy Lake, “Annie” oil.

• Honorable mention — Philip C. Myers, Hermitage, “Horsey” plastic with paint sculpture.

Amateur winners:

• First — Judith Ours, Hubbard, “A Feast for the Eyes” oil.

• Second — Connie Parsons, Sharon, “Pumpkin Time” watercolor.

• Third — Pat Workman, Sharpsville, “Shadow Forest” acrylic.

• Honorable mention — Linda Brink, Brookfield, “Kenya” oil.

Photography winners:

• First — Adam Myers, Hermitage, “The Mill.”

• Second — William E. Workman, Sharpsville, “Anderson Creek.”

• Third — Kay Bohren, Cortland, “Eyes are Upon You.”

• Honorable mention — Chuck Garrett, West Middlesex, “Swans.”

Youth winners:

• First — Olivia Orolin, Sharon, 11, “This Time of Year” watercolor.

• Second — Dominic Orteza, Sharon, 13, “Cleveland Skyline” oil on a board.

• Third — Ben Eich, New Wilmington, 14, “Black and White College” pencil and marker.

• Honorable mention — Dan Mosora, Brookfield, “Goose on Water” photograph.

Andrew James, a professional from Sharpsville, won best of show for “Red Celtic Cross.”

Buhl Day will be Sept. 7 next year. Pieces for the art show will be entered Sept. 5.

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