Terra Roberts and her son, Karsyn, stand beside the downtown scene
of her winning art display in this year's contest, at the corner of
North Davis and Connally Streets.
Roberts Named Winner In
2011 DBA Art Contest
by: Bobby McDonald
John Sellers, left, with the Downtown Business Alliance, presents checks to the winners in the 2011 DBA Christmas
Art Contest, that have been displayed throughout the downtown area, during the holidays.
What was your favorite artwork displayed downtown, this Christmas Season? Well, the ballots were cast and over 1,000 of you voted for your favorite display, and the winner was Terra Roberts of Sulphur Springs. Terra's nativity scene, located on the corner of Connally and Davis Streets, captured the top votes in the contest. Terra won $250.00 dollars for her efforts and the claim to this year's winning entry.
Terra Robert's winning entry was this nativity scene, located
on pole #14.
Second prize and $150.00 in prize money was awarded to Mason Burgin, for his display, located on pole #1, on Main Street, and third prize winner was Riley Hasten, who won a $100.00 prize for his display, that is located on pole #7, on Main Street.
Second prize was awarded to this entry by Mason Burgin, located
on pole #1, on Main Street.
Third prize was awarded to Riley Hasten, for this entry on
pole #7, on Main Street.
The Downtown Business Association then chose their own "Choice" Award, that was won by local artist, Mike Elliott. Elliott was awarded a $100.00 prize for his depiction of Santa Claus, that is displayed on pole #18, on Connally Street.
DBA Choice Award was presented to Mike Elliott for this
depiction of Santa Claus, located on pole #18, on Connally Street.
Winning the three $50.00 savings bond prizes drawn for participating in this year's contest were: Jaci Reed, Mike Elliott, and Daniel Taylor.
Donating the prizes of the savings bonds were: Alliance Bank, City National Bank, and Guaranty Bond Bank.
Winners in this year's contest were front row, Mason Burgin and Riley Hasten, and back row, Mike Elliott,
and Terra Roberts and her son, Karsyn.