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FUR, FEATHERS, FINS – ARTISTS AWARDED FOR THEIR ANIMAL WORKS & WAA LAUNCHES ONLINE SHOP
February 15, 2021 - March 7, 2021
Wickford Art Association (WAA) is thrilled to announce the prize-winning works from the annual Fur, Feathers, Fins exhibit NOW OPEN at our beach-front gallery in North Kingstown. Juried by Betsey MacDonald, WAA Juried Artist Member, science and art educator, and amazing painter of animals in art, the awards for 2021 are as follows:
• 1st Place: Monkey Trio by Lisa May, Cast Paper Sculpture
• 2nd Place: Beach Music by Ann Hagan Webb, Oil
• 3rd Place: Looking Out by Marc Jaffe, Photography
• Honorable Mention: Waiting by Jodi Manca, Acrylic
• Honorable Mention: My World by Paul Murray, Photography
• Judge’s Award: Messenger by Susan Sward, Gouache & Paper Collage
• Judge’s Award: No Social Distancing by Beth Johnston, Encaustic with 24K Goldleaf
The exhibit will be on display through Sunday, March 7th. To view the Jurist’s Statement and see the virtual gallery, which will launch in the coming days, visit https://wickfordart.org/exhibits-2021/fur-feathers-fins/
Additionally—this week, Wickford Art has launched a NEW WEB-SHOP: https://shop.wickfordart.org where we’ll be offering exhibited, featured and donated artwork for sale representing our artist-membership, active exhibitors and artists across the country who participate in the Wickford Art Festival. All work can be purchased and collected in-gallery or curbside, or Wickford Art can ship.
For more information on individual exhibits or programs, please contact us or visit wickfordart.org. All programming is subject to change; all juried and judged exhibits will be featured through online virtual galleries as well as in-gallery hours (Wednesday through Saturday: noon to 4 p.m., Sunday: noon – 3 p.m.) at WAA’s beach-front North Kingstown home.
The Wickford Art Association is a non-profit organization with approximately 450 members from Rhode Island and across New England. The association hosts art exhibits, classes, lectures and workshops in its North Kingstown gallery and has produced the summertime Wickford Art Festival since 1962. Wickford Art Association is dedicated to educating, encouraging and inspiring artists and art lovers throughout the community. For more information, (401) 294-6840 or visit wickfordart.org