Mark Knize of Tracy won Best of Show in Riverbank's Valley Art Association 2008 Fall Carriage Exhibit and Art Show with his "Magpie" sculpture. Knize, a longtime wood carver,sculpted his work out of black pearl soapstone and mounted it on a walnut base. Tuesday, September 30, 2008. (Ted Benson / The Modesto Bee)
Mark Knize of Tracy won Best of Show in Riverbank's Valley Art Association 2008 Fall Carriage Exhibit and Art Show with his "Magpie" sculpture. Knize, a longtime wood carver,sculpted his work out of black pearl soapstone and mounted it on a walnut base. Tuesday, September 30, 2008. (Ted Benson / The Modesto Bee)
Mark Knize of Tracy won Best of Show in Riverbank's Valley Art Association 2008 Fall Carriage Exhibit and Art Show with his "Magpie" sculpture. Knize, a longtime wood carver,sculpted his work out of black pearl soapstone and mounted it on a walnut base. Tuesday, September 30, 2008. (Ted Benson / The Modesto Bee)

Magpie flies away with Valley Art Show honors

October 02, 2008 02:30 PM