Ashland photographer Matt Billups won Best of Show in the second annual Community Trust Bank Tennis Art Show.

He was awarded $2,000 for his photograph, titled “Alexa Glatch.”

He also won an award of excellence for his photograph titled “Svetlana Krivenchiva.”

The People’s Choice award went to Melanie Osborne, whose work titled “Eye on the Ball” brought a $500 prize. She also won second place in acrylics for the same work.

Gina Dickens won an award of excellence for her acrylic titled “Five Players and a Racket.”

Florence Lovett received an award of excellence for her watercolor titled “Tennis Dream.”

Second place in watercolor was awarded to Janet Lester for “The Doctor is In.” She also won an award of excellence for a drawing titled “String Music.”

Loran E. Conley won an award of excellence in oil for a work titled “Tennis Dream.”

Second place oil for “The Champion” and an award of excellence in mixed media for “La Danse au jeu de Paume” went to Florence Lovett.

Kyle Robinson received second place in mixed media for “Ad-in.”

Guy Purcell won an award of excellence in sculpture for a piece titled “Racket” and second place for “Return.”

Patrician Jo Banks won second place for her drawing titled “Martina.”

Scott Fernald won an award of excellence for his pen and ink drawing titled “Tennis Ball.”

Ann Coleman won second place for her pen and ink drawing titled “Thinking.”

Rita Skaggs won an award of excellence for her pastel titled “The Little Dreamer.”

Jeff Ball won an award of excellence for computer graphics with his work titled “Power vs. Grace.”

Rebecca Pittman won second place in computer graphics for “Serenity.”

Dana Cavender won second place in photography for the work titled “Vacation Package.”

Artists who received purchase awards were Matt Billups, Florence Lovett and Patricia Jo Banks.

Each award of excellence brought the artist $300; second-place awards brought $200.

Nine categories of art made up the competition, including photography, acrylics, watercolor, pen and ink, computer graphics, oil, mixed media, pastel and sculpture. Two-hundred fifty-five entries were received and $10,000 in prizes was awarded.

Juror for the event was Brad McCombs, assistant professor of art at Ohio University Southern.

The works will be on display at the Pendleton Art Center until Oct. 1.

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