The Midwest Ceramic Show was held at the Butler County Fairgrounds near Dayton, Ohio on Friday, April 21 and Saturday, April 22, 2017. Pictured below are the entries and ribbons won by our students.
Carol Warneke, Classification Senior Professional, Category B-1 glaze combination. Carol’s basket teapot won the subdivision, the category, the best of classification, Best of Show, and the Peggy Award. The Peggy (vase) is the highest professional award in the fired arts industry.
Bianca Rumbalski, age 2, Classification Preschool, Category B-3 art or crystal glaze. Bianca’s small leaf dish won the subdivision, the category, and the classification.
Judy Collingwood, Classification Handicapped, Category C-2 opaque underglaze. Judy’s ladybug sneaker planter won the subdivision, the category, and the classification.
As shown in the photo, all three won ribbons and trophies. Congratulations!
Gail Esker, Classification Senior Citizen, Category B-4 one glaze. Her rabbit won first in the subdivision, and second in the category.
Laura Gilbert, Classification Amateur, Category D-1 opaque stains, her Carousel giraffe won 1st in the subdivision and her Lead Carousel Horse won 2nd in the subdivision. Category D-6A stains, dry brushing animals, her eagle picture and her lion family both won 2nd place subdivision ribbons.
First Award Ribbons went to the following painters for excellence in their subdivision:
- Sheryl Wilder, Classification Novice, category I-2 holiday, for her Grandma Bunny
- Bonnie Channels, Classification Senior Citizen, category C-2 opaque underglaze for her Snowman People
- Tona Warneke, Classification Amateur, category D-2 translucent stains for her harvest jar (done in Fashenhues)
- Carol Warneke, Classification Professional, Category C-1 translucent underglazes for her child’s dinnerware (silkscreened)
Second Award Ribbons went to the following:
- Bonnie Channels, Classification Senior Citizen, category D-6A opaque stains dry brush animals for her owl clock
- Kazik Rumbalski, Classification Junior High, category D-1 opaque stains for his chocolate bunny
- Zofia Rumbalski, Classification Elementary 4-6, category B-3 art or crystal glaze for her medium leaf dish
- Gail Esker, Classification Amateur, category B-2 glaze combination for her garden turtle
- Deana Warneke, Classification Amateur, category D-1 opaque stains, for her fairy
- Carol Warneke, Classification Professional, category D-1opaque stains, for her harlequin clown
Third Award Ribbons went to the following:
- Jen Williams, Classification Amateur, Category B-3 Art or crystal glaze, for her garden frog.
- Alice Morey, Classification Senior Citizen, category C-2opaque underglazes for her cat ashtray
- Deana Warneke, Classification Amateur, category D-2 translucent stains for her God Bless American plaque (Fashenhues)
- Carol Warneke, Classification Professional, category D-11 lace/fabric draping for her Dottie figurine
- Lesa Rumbalski, Classification Novice, category B-1 glaze combination for her heart dish
We are very pleased to report that all
entries from Carousel Creations won ribbons.
Way to go Carousel Team!
Those who came to class Monday night celebrated with
this lovely cake brought by Laura Gilbert. Thank you so much.
[Please note that corrections were made the next day to typing errors and
errors in classification and categories. All awards were as originally stated.]