MOREHEAD CITY – Three times is a spell! Congratulations to local artist Vicky White for winning the Art From The Heart People’s Choice Award for the third year in a row.

Her paper mache sculpture “Wading in Paradise” received the most votes during the show.

The Art From The Heart Show and Sale ended on May 22nd. Though scheduled just four weeks before opening, the show had impressive numbers as it was only open for eight days in total.

According to the numbers:

n Over 350 trade fair visitors.

n 204 individual works of art were on display.

n 114 artists from the region took part.

n $ 1,100 awards were presented.

n Revenue was just over $ 6,100.

“A big thank you to all of the volunteers and board members who made this show possible!” Stated a press release from the Arts Council of Carteret County.

Prepare for next year as the show will take place in February, the usual time of year.

“We look forward to seeing you again!” The publication notes.