Juried Art Show February 23 – April 9, 2018
Gil Bruvel, world-renowned artist and sculptor who was the jurist for WVAL’s February 23, Juried Art Show, awarded top honors of Best of Show to the creative mixed media piece, A Place of Shelter, by Martha Gibson. Second Place honors went to Jim McDonald for his impressionistic symphony in blue and lavender, Terry’s Sunset, while Herb Smith’s classically striking black and white photograph, Ghost Bluff Ranch, won third place. Receiving honorable mentions for their works in a wide variety of media were Susan Metcalfe, Larry Fick, Susan Best, Irma Gros, Mikiko Kudo, and Francis Fontaine. Photographs of these works are below.
Out of 146 entries, 53 pieces of art were chosen for the February 23 Juried Show. Pieces range from abstract to impressionistic to realism, with mediums used including acrylic, oil, watercolor, photography, mixed media, colored pencil, fiber, as well as enameled and copper etched jewelry.
Best in Show