The Art Barn is a popular attraction at the annual Plumas-Sierra County Fair and those who visited it selected their favorite artists to receive the People’s Choice awards. Photo submitted

Art Barn People’s Choice award winners announced

The Judges they judge, but the people also have their say at the Art Barn during the Plumas-Sierra County Fair with the coveted People’s Choice awards.

People’s Choice award winners and the category for which they won are:

Courtney Jennings was chosen for Children’s Arts and Crafts.

Jade Kennedy won the Student Photography category.

Johnna Leonhardt was the adult Amateur Arts & Crafts People’s Choice award winner.

Heather Way and Teri Rust were tied for the Adult Amateur Photography award.

Dani Czuprynski was chosen for the Professional Arts & Crafts Division.

Michael Beatley won for Professional Photography.

In the new category for Decorated Piggy the Winner was Quincy Provisions.

In addition to the honor of being selected for this award, each of the winners will receive a beautiful ribbon and a cash award or Town Hall Theatre movie passes contributed by Plumas Arts.

Plumas Arts coordinates a massive volunteer effort each year to accept, hang and docent the Art Barn for the duration of the fair. Plumas Arts is extremely grateful to the dozens of people that make the Art Barn display possible. “We certainly could not do this without the hands and help of so many that make this possible,” said Roxanne Valladao, Plumas Arts’ executive director.

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