Cheyenne's Rachel Ondrak receives 2016 Governor's Choice Award

(Cheyenne, Wyo.) - Purchase Award winners for the 2016 Governor’s Capitol Art Exhibition and Sale have been selected and are set to receive their awards during a reception at the Wyoming State Museum, Feb. 11. “Abu –‘Father’ in Most Semitic Languages,” a painting by Cheyenne’s Rachel Ondrak received this year's Governor’s Choice Award. *This year’s four purchase award winning artists include: * - Martin Hagen, of Jackson, for his bronze “Good Mule” - Dan Hayward , of Laramie, for his photograph “True Spanish Mustang Mare as the Sun Rises” - Joy Keown, of Laramie, for her painting “Dark Eyes” - Valerie Seaberg, of Jackson, for her mixed media composition “Boot Spur Horse Hair Vessel with Buffalo Nickel.” All the remaining artworks in the show are for sale and will be on display until March 5. Those pieces receiving Purchase Awards will join the art on display throughout state offices. *Feature photo: “Abu –‘Father’ in Most Semitic Languages” h/t Rachel Ondrak/Pitchengine Communities* #shortgo #news