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Albany Museum of Art awards winners for writing contest

Leigh Crumbley won 1st place with an essay titled 'Paint My soul Blue' Leigh Crumbley won 1st place with an essay titled 'Paint My soul Blue'
Macon Brown, also of Georgia Southwestern won 2nd place Macon Brown, also of Georgia Southwestern won 2nd place
Samantha Mclean of Albany tech won 3rd with her essay, 'Janet' Samantha Mclean of Albany tech won 3rd with her essay, 'Janet'
ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

A Georgia Southwestern student won the Albany Museum of Art's first "A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words" writing contest.

52 students from six area colleges wrote an essay inspired by one of several pieces of art at the museum.

Leigh Crumbley won with her piece about the painting titled 'Dangerous Shore.'

"I felt like it was one of those moments when you're standing in the middle of some natural wonder and you just have this awe that you can't even articulate. and I wanted to try to write that in some way and to make other people feel that," said Crumbley.

Seven of the best works were published in a special collection.

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