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Midway man wins best booth at art fair
Art Park Booth Savoy
Midway resident Kent Savoy poses at his wind chime booth at the Art in the Park Festival in Darien. - photo by Photo provided.
Last weekend, 29 regional artists exhibited and sold their art around Vernon Square in Darien at the McIntosh Art Association’s annual Art in the Park Festival, which was held in conjunction with the Blessing of the Fleet celebration.
Gene Threats, a Brunswick artist and photographer, took the top award at the festival winning best in show for his work with colored pencils. Threats has been working with pencils since 1996 and is known for his religious scenes, social scenes, historical landmark, and African-American art and people.  
Midway resident Kent Savoy won the best booth award for his exhibit of wind chimes.
Anne Marie Dalis, program director for the Glynn Art Association, judged the show and the following are the award winners:
Overall first:  Nancy Adams, gourd “Seascapes”
Overall second:  Randy Hodges, watercolor “Boats and Kayaks”
Overall third:  Butch Paxton, photography “Rod and Reel Pier”
Best in show:  Gene Threats, colored pencil “Father’s Heart”
Best booth:  Kent Savoy, wind chimes

Honorable mentions are:
Jo Elliot, watercolor: "Jekyll Island Gateway"
Emory Moody, photography: "Canna Lily"
Michael Reibel, oil painting: "Shrimp Boats at Valona, GA Coast"
Lynne Taylor, photography: “Dawn on Shrimp Boats”
Gary DeLeuante, pottery: “Face Jug with Stars”
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