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Niwot artist claims Kennedy Center prize

 

October 6, 2021

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"Take Us to the Stars," an oil painting by Niwot-based artist Mary McClure was one of the winners of the 2021 Kennedy Center portrait contest, marking the institution's 50th anniversary.

"Take Us To The Stars," an original oil painting by Niwot artist Mary McClure, was named co-winner of the JFK Portrait Contest, a creative art competition inviting artists aged 14-26 to celebrate the legacy of John F. Kennedy using one of his core ideals of service, justice, freedom, courage, and gratitude as inspiration.

"I've always associated him with the courage to go to space," McClure, 26...



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