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Volume 24, Number 8 — August 2017

Arts Calendar

 Art/Ways Show accompanies the Smithsonian Water/Ways Exhibit
Best in Show: "Pond Scum," oil by Ruthie Edwards
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Art/Ways Show accompanies the Smithsonian Water/Ways Exhibit

Date(s):  July 08 - August 06, 2017
Location:  Kingsport, TN

KINGSPORT, TN — The Kingsport Art Guild partnered with the Friends of the Warriors' Path State Park to sponsor Art/Ways, a show of water-related art. The Art/Ways Show accompanies the Smithsonian Water/Ways Exhibit, a traveling interactive display demonstrating the way we use water protect it and keep it pure. Kingsport is the first stop in this exhibit's visits to six cities across the country.

The Art/Ways Show features over 30 original paintings and photographs by local artists. The show was judged by Vera Tracy, a mixed media artist whose work has been shown in national shows throughout the country. Her work has been published in art instruction books and Watercolor magazine. Her most recent awards include Best in Show at the Fl3tch3r Exhibit at ETSU 2016 as well as Best in Show at Jonesborough Art Show 2015.

The Art/Ways Show runs through Aug. 6 at the Recreation Building on Duck Island, Warriors' Path State Park.

The winners were:
> Best in Show: "Pond Scum," oil by Ruthie Edwards

> Second Prize: "Reflection of Power," photograph by Michael Taylor

> Third Prize: "Secret Cavern," oil by Ruthie Edwards

> Honorable Mention:

> "Bays Mountain Reservoir Road," pencil Elizabeth Brewer

> "Reedy Creek," watercolor by Judith Fitzgerald

> "Reflections at Linear Trail," oil, by Donna Bird.


Topics: Art, Exhibits


Second Prize: "Reflection of Power," photograph by Michael Taylor


Third Prize: "Secret Cavern," oil by Ruthie Edwards


"Bays Mountain Reservoir Road," pencil Elizabeth Brewer


"Reedy Creek," watercolor by Judith Fitzgerald


"Reflections at Linear Trail," oil, by Donna Bird


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