Work­ing Artists Fo­rum lists Lo­cal Color win­ners

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EAS­TON — San­dra Alanko’s paint­ing “Down Rig­ging Night” took Best in Show hon­ors at this year’s Lo­cal Color Art Show and Sale, run by the Work­ing Artists Fo­rum.

The event was held last week­end in the Crys­tal Ball­room of the Tide­wa­ter Inn as part of the week­long Plein Air Eas­ton fes­ti­val.

Forty-two artists from the Del­marva Penin­sula were ju­ried into the show ear­lier in the year by Trey Fin­ney, the sec­ond-place win­ner of Plein Air Eas­ton in 2016.

The artists were Alanko, Ca­role Bogge­mann-Peir­son. Jane Boll­man, Katie Cas­sidy, Joan Cra­nor, Carol Cowie, Nancy Lee Davis, Don­ald Do­heny, Donna M. Fin­ley, Perry Foster, Re­becca Gaffney, Nancy B. Galvin, Matthew Ghrist, Doris Glovier, Pamela Heiber, An­gela Her­bert-Hodges, Jayne Hether­ing­ton, June Hock, Martha Holthausen, Patti Lu­cas Hop­kins, Carla Hu­ber, Laura Jenk­ins, Linda Kir van,Jane Knighton, Kath­leen Kopec, Marianne Kost, Pa­tri­cia Lang, Mary Ellen Mabe, Carol Meers, Karen Merkin, Kurt Plinke, Jim Re­hak, Jack Richard­son, Kathie Rogers, Ann Schae­fer, Sh­eryl South­wick, Sarah Stolte, Nancy R. Thomas, Mary del Car­men Veiga, Bar­bara Harr Wat­son, Mau­reen Wheat­ley and Bar­bara Zuehlke.

Sara Linda Poly, Plein Air Eas­ton’s grand-prize win­ner in 2016, judged the art­work Fri­day, July 21. The awards were given at noon.

In ad­di­tion to Alanko’s Best in Show, Awards of Ex­cel­lence went to Carol Bogge­mann Peir­son for “Quiet End­ing,” Sara Stolte for “Lock Ten­der” and Matthew Ghrist for “Salt Fish­er­man.”

Hon­or­able men­tions were awarded to Kurt Plunke for “Red Cow,” Sh­eryl South­wick for “Dock” and Pa­tri­cia Lang for “Tea Time.” ----On­line: www.workingartists fo­rum.com

The Work­ing Artists Fo­rum held its an­nual Lo­cal Color Art Show and Sale last week­end at the Tide­wa­ter Inn in Eas­ton.

Matthew Ghrist’s paint­ing “Salt Fish­er­man” won an Award of Ex­cel­lence at this year’s Lo­cal Color Art Show and Sale.

San­dra Alanko’s paint­ing “Down Rig­ging Night” won Best in Show at this year’s Lo­cal Color Art Show and Sale.

Sara Stolte’s paint­ing “Lock Ten­der” won an Award of Ex­cel­lence at this year’s Lo­cal Color Art Show and Sale.

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