With over 100 paintings in competition, the Smith Mountain Arts Council named the finalist in their 24th annual competition.

The event was held between October 25th and October 27th at Resurrection Catholic Church in Moneta. Forty-eight artists and fourteen students showcased their works using a variety of mediums.

“Best of Show” was awarded to Whiney C. Brock for “Cherry Grove.” The People’s Choice Award was given to Penny Simmons for her 3D model “Musical Bones.”

Awards were also given in the categories of Oil, Acrylic, Watercolor, Pastel and Mixed Media. Students also competed in a separate category.

For a complete list of award winners and a gallery of participants, visit www.SmithMountainArtsCouncil.com.