Mexia Artsfest draws crowd

By Roxanne Thompson
Staff Writer
Mexia area artists of all kinds of media put their work on display Saturday in an art contest, part of the Mexia Artsfest – what is hoped by its organizers to be the first of many celebrations of the arts in Mexia.
The main feature of the event was an art contest with three age categories, plus a category for any age in which the artist was to express what they love about Mexia.
The entries were displayed on long tables inside the Mexia Civic Center, with plenty of room between, so people could walk up and down, admiring the artwork.
First-place winners in the four categories were as follows:

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