At the opening reception for the Metzger Memorial All Media Exhibition
on Sunday, December 16, the St. Louis Artists' Guild distributed a total of $10,000 in cash and prizes to artists from around the country. The top honor, the $2,000 Ann Metzger Award for Painting in Oil or Acrylic, went to Scott Petty for his quiet masterpiece Tom with Hive Boxes
(pictured). Prolific New York artist and exhibition juror Marshall Arisman chose Petty's oil painting, along with the other 26 winners, from more than 500 entries. See the selected works, as well as two other exhibitions, at the guild (2 Oak Knoll Park, Clayton; 314-727-6266 or www.stlouisartistsguild.org
) from noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday until Saturday, March 1. Admission to the gallery is free.
Tuesdays-Sundays. Starts: Dec. 16. Continues through March 1, 2007