The Dixie State College Sears Invitational Art Show kicked off yesterday with a gala banquet and a great watercolor painting demonstration by one of my favorite artists, Ian Ramsay. Ramsay won the purchase award last year, which qualified him to be this year’s art seminar presenter as well as the juror of awards for the show. I was pleased to receive a third place ribbon for my painting of Lake Powell, “Mirrors of Stone.” I was also grateful that my painting of Zion Canyon, “Zion Riverwalk” also sold at the show last night. My dear friend, Kristi Grussendorf received the blue ribbon in watercolor in her first time at the show. The show features hundreds of paintings by top artists in all media, and will be on exhibit in the Eccles Gallery on the campus through March 27.