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Two Cornelius artists are standouts at Mooresville art show

April 26. Two Cornelius artists are among the standouts in the Mooresville Arts 46th Anniversary SpringFest art show which features 70 artists more than 120 entries.

Helen Langhorne won a Judge’s Choice award for her piece, Catch of the Day, while Amy Pennell-Myers won First Place for Hip Hop Rhapsody. Both artists live in Cornelius.

Catch of the Day by Helen Langhorne

Judge Deb Koo said she was excited to see a variety of media, subject matter, styles and sizes. “I was humbled by the talent I saw, and I feel I need to go to my studio and work harder,” she said.

SpringFest is open at the Mooresville Arts Gallery now through May 30.

Address: 103 w. Center Ave., Mooresville

Gallery Hours: Tuesday-Friday noon to 4 pm and Saturday 10 am to 2 pm.

In May the gallery will be open Tuesday-Saturday noon to 4 pm.


Hip Hop Rhapsody by Amy Pennell-Myers

1st Place Award: Hip Hop Rhapsody by Amy Pennell-Myers, Oil (Cornelius)
2nd Place Award: Gold Flowers by Elizabeth Delatorre, Sculptural Paint (Mooresville)
3rd Place Award: An Open Shutter by Patricia McCabe, Oil (Denver)
Judge’s Choice Award: Monique’s Ducks by Beth Taft, Oil (Concord)
Judge’s Choice Award: Arles Revisited by Carleen Davis, Acrylic (Huntersville)
Judge’s Choice Award: Catch of the Day by Helen Langhorne (Cornelius)
Judge’s Choice Award: Windy Day by Leena Rosentreter, Graphite (Mooresville)
Judge’s Choice Award: Autumn Sunburst by Cecilia Borders, Pastels (Mooresville)