The “Seasons in St. Clair” competition lasted four years; one year for each season. It started in 2009 with the Summer season as the theme, the yearly competition continued with Fall, then Winter and ended in 2012 with Spring as the theme season.
The St. Clair Art Association, in cooperation with the St. Clair Downtown Development Authority, sponsored the yearly “Seasons in St. Clair” competition. First Place each year was awarded $1000, with the top three finalists receiving an invitation to the St. Clair Art Fair with booth fees paid by the Downtown Development Authority.
Yearly Winners –
Prints for all winning Seasons in St. Clair paintings are available for purchase at the Art Center.
2009 – “Summer” winner was Loretta Markell with her painting titled “St. Clair Boardwalk” ….
2010 – “Fall” winner was Colette Marshall with her painting titled “St. Clair is for Lovers” ….
2011 – “Winter” winner was Vicky Path with her painting titled “Winter’s Beauty” ….
2012 – “Spring” winner was Nik Teipel with her painting titled “Michigan Spring”….