The Waterfowl Foundation is pleased to announce the selected Painters for the 53rd Waterfowl Festival

The Waterfowl Festival is pleased to announce the selected Painters for this year’s event, taking place from November 8-10 in Easton, MD. Artists featured in this category for the 53rd Waterfowl Festival include local, national and international talent: Sue deLearie Adair (Schenectady, NY), Sandy Alanko (Tilghman Island, MD), Al Barker (Bordentown, NJ), Jill Basham (Trappe, MD), Richard Clifton (Milford, DE), Lori Dunn (Norwood, ON), John Eiseman (Hebron, MD), Ned Ewell (Cockeysville, MD), Cynthie Fisher (Hamilton, MT), Jean Gidich (Elmore, OH), Wilhelm Goebel (Salisbury, MD), Lori Goll (Leesburg, VA), Carol Heiman-Greene (Orange, CA), Brenda Kidera (Woodbine, MD), David Kiehm (Oneonta, NY), Rebekah Knight (Deepwater, MO), Yelena Lamm (Pittsburgh, PA), Laura Mark-Finberg (Pequea, PA), Kelly McNeil (London, ON), Terry Miller (Takoma Park, MD), Pete Nevins (Centreville, MD), Clayton Pennell (Boone, NC), Volodymyr Piven (Arnold, MD), Sara Linda Poly (Easton, MD), Mary Pritchard (Chestertown, MD), Julia Purinton (Warren, VT), James Rataczak (Circle Pines, MN), Elizabeth Rhoades (Belle Haven, VA), Julia Rogers (Easton, MD), Steve Rogers (Lewes, DE), Drew Scarpa (Millville, NJ), Susan Schauer John (Easton, MD), Joe Seme (Wilmington, NC), Nancy Tankersley (Easton,
MD), Mary Veiga (Baltimore, MD), Stewart White (Easton, MD), Keith Whitelock (Salisbury, MD), Bruce Woodward (Sykesville, MD), Christine Young (Fairborn, OH).

The Waterfowl Festival features over 75 total artists, including Carvers, Painters, Photographers and Sculptors. Participating artists demonstrate a variety of styles and mediums, showcasing works of art depicting waterfowl and wildlife, as well as landscapes, sporting art and maritime subjects—the rich diversity of nature. Exhibitions will be located in the Waterfowl Building, Artist Pavilion presented by PNC Bank (on Harrison Street), Academy Art Museum, Avalon Theatre, and Eastern Shore Land Conservancy.

Please stay tuned for further announcements regarding this year’s selected artists.

The Waterfowl Festival is produced in part with support from the Maryland State Arts Council, generous community sponsors and corporate partners. Advance tickets to the event, including VIP and Premiere Night (Nov. 7) passes, can be purchased online at Weekend general admission tickets are discounted now thru Oct. 1 for only $20. Volunteers receive free admission. For more information, or to sign up as a volunteer, contact us at or call 410.822.4567.

About the Waterfowl Festival: Located in the heart of the Chesapeake Bay region known for its stunning landscapes and abundant waterfowl populations, the Waterfowl Festival has grown to be a cherished tradition, attracting visitors from across the nation and around the globe. Its commitment to conservation, community, and cultural enrichment makes it a vital event for anyone interested in preserving our natural world for future generations. For more information, please visit