The Art and Gift Gallery is pleased to announce its competitive art show for the month of February — The Essence of Winter. 

The show features artwork in several mediums depicting features of winter, as each of the artists has visualized it.

The show opened on Friday, Feb. 9 and will remain on exhibit through Feb. 28.  As is true of all of exhibits, the Art and Gift Gallery members extend a cordial invitation to the public to stop in to view this fine show.

The show has been judged and the results are as follows:

Best of Show:  “Winter Roundup” – acrylic by Mike Hinde

1st:  “Cardinal” – photo by Philip Ham

2nd: “Homestead Snowstorm” – ink by Pat Vigil

3rd: “Winter Sparkle” – acrylic and glass by Cassi Lockhart


Honorable Mentions:

“Frosted Flora” – photo by Laura McWha

“Deck Railing” – photo by Philip Ham

“Winter at the Cabin” – acrylic by Pat Vigil


The Art and Gift Gallery is an artists cooperative located at 516 N. Dewey in downtown North Platte.

Visiting hours are Tuesday – Saturday from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information about this show, or the gallery itself, call 308-534-1946 or visit the website at