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Here are your 2017 Midwest Salute to the Arts award winners

The 2017 Midwest Salute to the Arts festival took place Aug. 25-27 at Moody Park in Fairview Heights. The artists and artist collaborators listed below were chosen as award winners of the festival.

Best of Show

Best of Category winners

Award of Excellence winners

Mayor’s Choice Award winner

Council Choice Award winner and nominees

  • Council Choice Award winner: Virginia Witt — Mixed media, Title: 5 by 5
  • Nominee: Chris McCarthy — Glass.
  • Nominee: Tony Bodnar, Artist Collaborator Christy Bodnar — Glass
  • Nominee: Peggy Aebi, Artist Collaborator Bob Aebi — Painting
  • Nominee: Edward Park, Artist Collaborator Keun Park — Painting