The reception for the “Red Hot Art Exhibit” was held July 31 at the River Region Art Association’s Depot Gallery, 1008 W. La. 30, Gonzales.

Artist and musician Gaynell Moore provided entertainment while guests enjoyed wine, cocktails and snacks. The reception culminated with door prizes, conversation with the artists and show results.

PHOTOGRAPHY: Marilyn Warren, first place, “Red Bridge”; John Robbins with “Window” and Leiana Loveday-Funck with “Parasol to Heaven,” second-place tie; Josie Young, third place, “Red Rose with Raindrops”

PAINTING: Lori Poirnier Weber, first place, “School of Bream”; Robby Brock with “St. Louis Cathedral” and Vee Taylor with “Fire and Ash,” second-place tie; Moore, third place, “Roses”

DRAWING: Brock, first place, “Fleet”; Yvonne Bayham, second place, “Siren”

DIGITAL ART: Loveday-Funck, first place, “Marmalade Skies,” second place, “Bad Wolf” and third place, “Iris”

3 - D: Mary Demarest, first place, “Lace Bowls”; Diane Tygier, second place, “Red Cardinal”; Linda Madere with “Rubies Jewelry Set” and Peggy Carbo with “Wine Box,” third-place tie.