Local artists compete in first-ever RAM Paint Wars

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Photo provided Peter Mera (front, left) is pictured after winning the 2019 Paint Wars held on April 5 at Rockford Art Museum (RAM). Nearly 300 people cheered on 12 local artists during a live competition of three 20-minute rounds of painting. Mera, who won by audience vote, took the top prize of a solo show in the RAM Art Annex. Runners-up were Jessica Quam and Damion Davis. Other participating artists included Nicole Arns, Jane Erlandson, Rhonda Gates, Nancy Guthrie, Margaret McGraw, Janus Rose, Jen Schneck, Devin Schuyler and David Wennemar. The event also included music, a cash bar, food truck and a silent auction of the artwork created that night.

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