Winners Announced for RAM's 2nd Annual International PEEPSŪ Competition
Museum visitor viewing Grace Siler's, The Wonderful Peeps of Oz
Winners were recently announced for the 2nd Annual International PEEPSŪ Competition at the Racine Art Museum. Through Thursday, April 28, RAM presents an untraditional exhibition showcasing fluffy, sugar coated marshmallow PEEPSŪ. All entries were judged by a panel of experts, based on creativity and best use or representation of PEEPSŪ. Prizes, including PEEPSŪ Brand Prize Packages, were awarded in both adult and children's categories.
First Peep: Grace Siler, The Wonderful Peeps of Oz
Second Peep: Alissa Burke, Candy Warhol
Honorable Mention: Anneliese Cuene, Peepettes
Ages 12 - 18
First Peep: Teddy and Zachary Vollman, The Peepza Parlor
Second Peep: Olivia Wieland, The Grand Peepon Ski Resort
Honorable Mention: Julie Sigrist, Zompeep
First Peep: Kathryn A. Strege, Vee-chee-Peep-non-Kee
Second Peep: Grace Lohaus, Peep Wanna Be
Honorable Mention: Carol Boehm, Shpeepx in the Valley of the Peeps
Mayor's Award of Merit
Madeline Thompson, Dawn of the Peeps
RAM Executive Director's Award of Merit
Steve Namowicz, Afternoon Delight
Visitors to the museum can vote for their favorite PEEPSŪ creation through Thursday, April 28. One lucky artist will take home the coveted PEEPles Choice Award.
ARTISTS IN EXHIBITION
Alysa Bardega, Carlisle Bellgraph-Brown, Denessa Bellgraph-Brown, Carol Boehm, Alissa Burke, Ann Burke, Johnny Burke, Amanda Burmeister, Rena Church, Anneliese Cuene, Helena Cuene, Lori M. Cuene, Rebecca Davison, Joshua Demitro, Kelly Drumm, Tammy Easton, Alex Fite, Andrew Fite, Christian Fite, Laura Grayson, Christian Jantz, Nick Jantz, Barbara L. Jensen, Lillian Jerry, Madeline Jerry, Ray "Moon" Johnson, Erika Kent, Hans Larson, Tyler Lewis, Joya Locklair, Tessa Locklair, Josie LoCurto, Grace Lohaus, Juliajoy S. Matthies, Cayenne Meisterheim, Griffin Meisterheim, Steve Namowicz, Ellen Nestler, Sophie Ng, Andrew Nielsen, Audrey Nielsen, Sarah Nielsen, Wesley Paffrath and Family, Lindsey Paulin, Noelle A. Paulin, Bill Reid, Jennifer Reisenauer, Keith Roberson, Nathan Roberson, Patty Roberson, Justin Schuster, Sarah Schuster, Julie Sigrist, Grace Siler, Liz Snyder, Hannah Sorensen, Karen Sorensen, Kathryn A. Strege, Madeline Thompson, Dyan Tishuk, Teddy Vollman, Zachary Vollman, Cherry Wardrip, Jim Wardrip, Olivia Wieland, Stacey Williams-Ng, Kelly Witte, J.M. Wood
Competition sponsored by Racine Art Museum Store.
First and Second prizes provided by PEEPSŪ,
a registered trademark of the Just Born Company.