The Winners of the annual James Weir art competition were announced this week.Three photographers placed in the top three spots.

First place went to Nicole Griffin, second to Elisa Fawcett, and third to Don Boehm.

The results were announced by the curator of the Weyburn Arts Council, Regan Lanning. "This was the 33rd year for the show, which makes it the longest running peoples' choice award in all of Western Canada," said Lanning,  "Something to be proud of."

Lanning noted that unlike previous years, the artists' names were not attacked to the work, so people didn't know who they were voting for.

The James Weir competition is named after founder of the Weyburn Arts Council.

James Weir passed away in 2005.

silver lights'Silver Lights' by Elisa Fawcett of Yellow Grass won second prize. Artist was not present.


don boehmThird place winner, Don Boehm with his entry


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