by Becky Mather

Award Winners of the 2017 Mississippi River
Art and Photography ShootOut

Jennifer Mishra Under the Clark Bridge

Grand Prize Photography
“Under Clark Bridge”

Jennifer Mishra
Edwardsville, Illinois 

Peder thompson, Captains Eye View

First Prize Photography
“Captains Eye View”

Peder Thompson,
South Saint Paul, Minnesota

Marty McKay, Dear at

Second Prize Photography
“Deer on a Foggy Morning, Riverlands”

Marty McKay
Alton, Illinois

Ellen Mcdonah, Saving Higgins Clams

Grand Prize Fine Art
“Saving Higgins Eye Clams”

by Ellen McDonah, 
Galesville, Wisconsin

Vic Mastis, Waiting for Lunch

First Prize Fine Art
“Waiting For Lunch” 

by Vic Mastis,
St Louis, Missouri

You can find out more about the award winnders by going to the AWARD WINNERS page.

Seventy nine photographs and paintings, by 30 artists, were accepted into the 2017 Mississippi River Art and Photography ShootOut. To see all the accepted images go to the ShootOut Gallery Page. You can also see all art and photography by going to

Top header photograph, Wisconsin Fog by Becky Mather