A special congratulations to this years winners at the Ventura County Fair. I couldn’t be more thrilled or proud…..all the hard work has paid off!

Out of the eight students that participated, Studio 316 students garnered thirteen 1st place awards, three 2nd place awards, one 3rd place, two honorable mentions and had one piece nominated for BEST IN SHOW.

Again congratulations and thanks for ‘representing…’

The winners are;

Adults/Senior Adults

Sandy Barry, 1st Place with a nomination for Best in Show and an Honorable Mention.

Beverly Petersen, one 1st Place and one 2nd Place.

Nan Cano, 1st Place.

Joanna Sansone, one 2nd Place and an Honorable Mention.

Karen Thorgusen, one 2nd Place and one 3rd Place.


Brooke Dailey, four 1st Places.

Emma McNay, four 1st Places.

Bailey Jeffrey, two 1st Places.


“2009-And the Winner Is” Exhibit

The Arts Council of the Conejo Valley exhibit in The Galleria at the Hillcrest Center for The Arts is currently featuring six student-artworks chosen by Studio 316. It is a recognition of some the studio’s winners within the past two years.  The artist reception was held on Saturday, July 11th, 2009, featuring works by Karen Thorgusen, Sandy Barry, Ann Augustine, Brooke Dailey, Emma McNay, and Makenna Mandrell. The exhibit will be on display from July 11-September 29, 2009.

Brooke Dailey, teen student , Sandy Barry, senior adult student,  Bob and Kathleen Noonan

Bob and Kathleen Noonan at the


Ventura County Fair 2008…..and the winners are…..

A special congratulations to the participants at the Ventura County Fair from Studio 316!

This year’s fair marks the first time students of the studio have participated; several students won awards ranging from 1st through honorable mention with many students winning several awards.

Thanks to all for your participation and hard work….it paid off!!

The award winners are; Karen Thorgusen, Sandy Barry, Ann Augustine, Brooke Dailey, Amanda Hardy and Emma McNay.

Congratulations again to the winners and all that participated. To say the least you have all made Studio 316 very proud!