Working Artists Forum Announces Winners of Local Color Art Show and Sale

The Local Color Art Show, sponsored by the Working Artists Forum (WAF), with the support of the Avalon Foundation and Plein Air Easton, is pleased to announce the award winning artists in this year’s show. 

The show, held over the weekend from July 19th through Sunday the 21st in the Crystal Ballroom of the Tidewater Inn, is a component of Plein Air Easton. All artists must either maintain residence in the Delmarva Peninsula, or are WAF members in good standing.  

The art was judged by Tim Bell, Grand Prize Winner of Plein Air Easton 2018.  

Best in Show was awarded to Sheryl Southwick for her painting “Sycamore”.  Awards of Excellence went to Debra Howard for “Big Cypress Morning”; Carole Boggemann-Peirson for “Touched”; and Jim Rehak for “Pasture”.Honorable Mentions were given to Barbara Zuehlke for “Soft Shell Crab Shack”; Carol Cowie for “Follow the Sun”; and Kathy Kopec for “Black Water Refuge”.

Sheryl Southwick’s “Sycamore”  Best in Show

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