The Columbia Art League and Central Bank of Boone County hosted the 64th annual Boone County Art Show from Oct. 14-15 at Central Bank’s downtown branch on Broadway in Columbia.

The event is the largest art show in mid-Missouri, featuring work from more than 200 local artists.

Nineteen Columbia College students, faculty and alumni participated in the show, and seven CC-affiliated individuals earned awards at this year’s event.

Congratulations to these honorees! For a closer view of each artist’s work, please click the respective image.


Ian Humbertson
First Place, Non-Professional Drawing
Dissolve to Black, No Traces

Emma Martin
Second Place, Non-Professional Other
Wrapped (Jewelry)

Jay Robertson
Honorable Mention, Non-Professional Other


Naomi Sugino Lear
Third Place, Professional Painting
Garage 1
* Artwork also earned the “Bank Purchase Award” and will be submitted to the bank’s art collection

Ahoo Tabatabai
Honorable Mention, Mixed Fiber
Other Victorians


Cheryl Hardy
Third Place, Non-Professional Drawing
White Rabbit

April Karlovit ’71 ‘11 and Charles Koonse
Honorable Mention, Non-Professional Other
Electric Monkey

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