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Art Faire winners named

Susan Brabeau of Wendell (L), Kyle Wilson of Clayton, and Jan Leitschuh of Southern Pines won awards at the 17th annual Art Faire competition. Two other winners could not attend: Ray LaMantia of Siler City and Eric Schreffler of Goldsboro.
A Clayton photographer and a Wendell artist took the two top awards in the 17th annual Clayton Art Faire competition. Winners were announced Sept. 3.

Kyle Wilson won the $750 Award of Excellence in Photography for his photograph, “The Day That Never Comes.”

Susan Brabeau of Wendell won the $750 Margaret Ritchie Award of Excellence for Fine Art for her oil painting, “Sidewalk Checkers.”

Nine other awards also were presented during the meet-the-artists reception at the Clayton Center.

Forty-four artists or photographers entered the 2015 competition, 27 from Clayton.

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Clayton Visual Arts is a nonprofit, 501-c-3 corporation dedicated to bringing art to Clayton. It is supported in part by the Town of Clayton Cultural Arts Foundation.