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Bowen rounds up artists for Western show
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The Bowen Center for the Arts is herding in various artists for its Round Up Western Art & Literary Show.

The juried event will be March 10 through April 21 with art jurist, Anita Elder of Dahlonega and literary jurist, Melody Scott of Dawsonville on hand with some arresting details.

The opening will be from 5-7 p.m. Friday, March 10, for the hoedown. The sheriff and his posse will hand out $1,500 in rewards for the best artists and the best writers.

Thirty-four artists and seven writers submitted their entries with a western, southwest, pioneer, farm or ranch theme. They include:

From Dawsonville: Johnnie Bennett, Fay Bohlayer, Kimberly Boim, Cheri Burchard, Michelle Grabowski, Kathy Proto, John Seibel and Jo West

From Dahlonega: Jack Anthony, Peggy Cozart, Phyllis Ellis, Joyce Fox, Ginny Greenwood, Oscar Rayneri and Paul Schiemer

From Gainesville: James Henderson, Jim Perkins and Cynthia Todd

From Canton: Sally Evans and Bob Kelley

From Athens: Susie Burch, Rosie Coleman and Rosemary Segreti

From Dillard: Patricia Ann Calderone and Heather Leigh Johnson

From Blairsville: Carol Moore Demme

From Bishop: Janet Rodekohr

From Atlanta: Betty Derrick

From Marietta: Katie Kohutek

From Jasper: Fred Dorr, Janice Edens and Robert Jorns

From Cumming: Howie Markel, LaVonne Markel, Allen Money and Kay Money

From Ball Ground: Henry Patton

From Tega Cay, S.C.: John Deas

From Four Oaks, N.C.: T.C. Carter

From Dubois, Wy.: Mike Slider

Also on display will be collections, historical artifacts and photo opportunities in the old timey jail or on a buckin’ bronc.

For more information, contact Ginny Greenwood at 706-216-2787, email or