Watercolor Art Exhibit Winners Announced

Potomac Valley Watercolorists (PVW) announced the winners of the Brookside Gardens Watercolor Exhibit on display now through September 22. Muriel Ebitz won first place for “Wet and Wild”, Alice Kale won second place for “Zinnias” and Leigh Culver won third place for “Pods”. The exhibit was judged by Megan Fox, Assistant Gallery Manager at the Art League Gallery.

The exhibit is on display through September 22 at the Brookside Gardens Visitor’s Center, 1800 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton.

Photos of the winning watercolors courtesy Potomac Valley Watercolorists.

Wet and Wild by Muriel Ebitz Photo | Potomac Valley Watercolorists

Wet and Wild by Muriel Ebitz
Photo | Potomac Valley Watercolorists

Zinnias by Alice Kale Photo | Potomac Valley Watercolorists

Zinnias by Alice Kale
Photo | Potomac Valley Watercolorists

Pods by Leigh Culver Photo | Potomac Valley Watercolorists

Pods by Leigh Culver
Photo | Potomac Valley Watercolorists

Geraniums by Bernice Duvall Photo | Potomac Valley Watercolorists

Geraniums by Bernice Duvall
Photo | Potomac Valley Watercolorists

 
Judge Megan Fox’s comments on the show:
“I found the overall quality of the work to be very high and was impressed by the variety of styles and techniques presented by PVW members. I was attracted to the works with strong, eye-catching color and/or compositions and to the pieces that displayed a mastery and control of the medium. I chose “Wet and Wild” by Muriel Ebitz as the First Place Award for its juicy, bight color and the mesmerizing effect of watercolor on Yupo. Alice Kale”s “Zinnias” is an exuberant, yet detailed study with an eye-catching composition.

Finally, I selected Leigh Culver’s “Pods” for its out-of-the-ordinary botanical subject matter and all over, almost abstracted qualities. The honorable mentions all displayed a high level of proficiency and an interesting take on the subject.”

The Award winners are:

1st Place: Muriel Ebitz for ” Wet and Wild”
2nd Place: Alice Kale for ” Zinnias”
3rd Place: Leigh Culver for “Pods”

Honorable Mentions to:
Neyla Arnas for “Oozing Flowers”
Bernice Duvall for “Geraniums”
Betty Ganley for “Whisper of Yellow”
JoAnne Ramsey for ” You Glo Bro”
Connie Woolard for “To the Glory of Peonies”

Additional Coverage

Watercolor Art Exhibit at Brookside (Photos)

<em>Star Gazer Lilies</em> by Sue Moses
Photo | Potomac Valley Watercolorists

Potomac Valley Watercolorists (PVW) presents a juried art show featuring florals and related landscape paintings from August 11 through September 22 at Brookside Gardens, 1800 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. The show will feature approximately 60 watermedia paintings by members including watercolors, acrylics, and collage. Megan Fox, Assistant Gallery Director for the Art League Gallery will jury […]

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