Cynthia Ahlstrin of Winthrop won the People’s Choice Award by popular vote at the conclusion of Art2012, the 17th annual juried art show at the Harlow Gallery in Hallowell. Visitors to the juried art exhibition during the month of May were invited to vote for their favorite work of art. Ahlstrin won a $100 cash prize, sponsored by the Animal Wellness Center of Augusta, for her sculpture entitled “Every Shoe Tells a Story”.
Judith Schuppien of Pittston won second place for her oil painting entitled “Harbor Market”. Schuppien received a gift membership to the Kennebec Valley Art Association, the nonprofit organization that owns and operates the Harlow Gallery.