Working Artists Forum is pleased to announce the dates for this year's 18th annual Local Color art show and sale. The show will be held Wednesday, July 20th through Sunday, July 24th in the Fellowship Hall of Christ Church, 111 S. Harrison Street, Easton, in conjunction with The Plein Air Easton Art Festival.
Local Color was juried this year by Mary Viega, the 2021 Plein Air Easton Second Place Award Winner. The Judge for this year is Tim Kelly, Plein Air Easton’s 2021 Grand Prize Winner. The Opening Award Ceremony and Sip ‘n See, open to the public, will commence at Noon July 20th with Tim Kelly announcing his choice for award winners in the categories of: Best in Show, Award of Excellence (3), Honorable Mention (3), and describe why he chose the particular award winners. Light refreshments will be served at the ceremony including beer, wine, and sodas.
HOURS FOR ART SHOW & SALE:
Wednesday July 20, 2022, 12 – 6pm
Thursday July 21 – Saturday July 23 ,2022 10 – 6 pm
Sunday July 24, 2022, 12 – 4 pm
The public is invited to the art show and FIVE FREE painting demonstrations. Tim Kelly & Mary Veiga will offer the first two of the five free-to-the-public painting demonstrations, followed by Jeff Williams, Daniel Robins and Charlie Hunter.
The Full demo schedule is:
Tim Kelly - 2021 Grand Prize Award – Wed. 1:30-3:30 at Waterfowl Building
Mary Viega - 2021 2nd Place Award – Wed. 3:45-5:45 at Waterfowl Building
Jeff Williams - PAE 2021 3rd Place Award – Thurs. 1:00 - 3:00 at Christ Church
Daniel Robbins - Artists Choice & Best Use of Light, Thurs. 3:30-5:30, Christ Church
Charlie Hunter – PAE 2019 Best Architect Award – Friday 1:00-3:00, Christ Church
The Local Color demos are held at Christ Episcopal Church and the Waterfowl Building
Proceeds from Local Color help to fund The Working Artists Forum's educational program for art classes in local public schools. The WAF is an organization of painters working in one or more mediums. Professional expertise of its membership is fostered through programs, group critiques, demonstrations, workshops, and member exhibitions. Pro bono work for the community is encouraged. To learn more about The Working Artists Forum check out their website: http://www.workingartistsforum.com/Local-Color/. For more information about the Local Color Exhibit and Sale, contact Carol McClees at email@example.com. For information on the Local Color Demos, contact Doris Glovier at firstname.lastname@example.org. Information is also available on the Plein Air Easton website calendar at https://pleinaireaston.com/calendar.
Image attached: Painting by Carol McClees entitled: Race to the Finish