Possibility, Promise: Art Exhibit Winners

For this year’s One Read art exhibit, we asked artists from Mid-Missouri to submit works that explore the idea of potential, that capture a transformation, or investigate what someone or something might become. We thank all of the contributing artists and we extend a special congratulations to the winners listed below. Thanks also to our judges for their careful consideration of the entries.

First Place
Christine Doerr
Mixed Media
image of first place winning artwork by Christine Doerr

Second Place
… and it only costs two dollars to try
Dennis Murphy

color pencil on canson paper
image of second place winning artwork by Dennis Murphy

Third Place
Journey of Possibilities
Lisa Bartlett
collage and acrylic
image of third place winning artwork by Lisa Bartlett

Honorable Mention
Helping Hands
J.C. Brown
cold cast bronze
image of honorable mention by J.C. Brown

Honorable Mention
Two Tickets to Paradise
Tootie Burns
mixed media
image of honorable mention by Tootie Burns


One Read is generously underwritten by the Friends of the Columbia Public Library and made possible by organizations in our community. We thank all of our partners on the task force for their support.