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National Arts Program® in Delaware

5th Annual Delaware State Employee Art Exhibition
Congratulations to the Award Winners!

2016 National Arts Program Award Winners
Best of Show: Luis Rios Fontanez, Dover
People’s Choice Award: Lindsay Mical, Middletown
Arts Education Award: Christopher Volkomer, Frederica

1st Place: Derek Carlson, Dover
2nd Place: Shawn Faust, Bear
3rd Place: Jason Weaver, Middletown

Honorable Mentions
Mark Blome, West Grove, PA & William Cox, Wyoming

1st Place: Alexandra Duprey, Wilmington
2nd Place: Bethany Krumrine, Magnolia
3rd Place: Brian Protack, Greenwood

Honorable Mentions
Melanie Ferrin, Hartly & Leslie Snowdon-Jones, Lewes


1st Place: Nancy E. Cooper, Newark
2nd Place: Dominick Giroso, Felton
3rd Place: Allison Banbury, Perryville, MD

Honorable Mentions

Elizabeth Lucas, Middletown & Gary Piel, Ocean View


Teen (13-18 years old)
1st Place: Alethia Hicks, age 17, Bear
2nd Place: Samantha Greim, age 18, Smyrna
3rd Place: Luana Spalluto, age 15, Dover

Honorable Mentions
Wyatt McMullen, age 13, Middletown & Maylene Ferrin, age 16, Hartly

Youth (12 years and under)
1st Place: Jason Klein, age 10, Landenburg, PA
2nd Place:  Weston Williams, age 11, Felton
3rd Place: Brooke Boileau, age 11, Middletown

Honorable Mentions
Sydne Jenkins, age 12, Magnolia & Maxwell Ferrell, age 6, Wilmington

The exhibit featured artwork from current Delaware State employees and their immediate family members, and was judged by professional artists and visual art professionals in several categories. Photos from the reception and awards ceremony, as well as, the artwork can be seen on our Flickr page:

Medium Categories

  • Painting (oil, acrylics)
  • Works on Paper (watercolor, pencil, ink, charcoal, pastel, marker, crayon, digital)
  • Photography (black & white, color)
  • Sculpture
  • Craft (Ceramics, glasswork, jewelry, woodcarving, fiber)
  • Mixed Media (visual art with more than one medium)

National Arts Program information: 2016 - NAP Information

For last year's entries and winners, please visit our Flickr page:
4th Annual Delaware State Employee Art Exhibition