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WVWS 25th Anniversary
Juried Exhibition

View the entire 25th Anniversary Juried Exhibition here.
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Show winners included:

Best of Show
Katherine M. Crim - "Maddie, Down for the Count"


Award of Excellence
Lou Riffe Gates - "Bare in Winter"


Award of Excellence
Judy Mattson Reed - "Mountain Meadow"


Award of Excellence
Betti Bland Volkers - "The Potting Shed"


Additional Anniversary Show Award Winners:

Awards of Merit
Kenneth D. Waddell, "Festival"
Lee Fritch, "Canaan Marsh"
Jeannine Romano, "Rainy Day Adventure"
Libby Cagle, "Old Woman Resting"

Honorable Mention
Linda J.C. Turner, "Staying Close"
Rema White, "Tired Turtle"
Nancy Handlan, "Flight Patterns"
Rita Montrosse, "Where Once We Lived"

David Springston Award
Becky Williams, "Nassau Amigos"


The 25th Anniversary Show is traveling to several galleries
around West Virginia. From Aug. 29 to Sept. 26, the
Parkersburg Art Center in downtown Parkersburg hosted the show.

WVWS members look over the 25th Anniversary exhibit at the
Parkersburg Art Center during the reception on Aug. 30

For more about the Parkersburg Art Center, click here.
Thanks to WVWS signature member George Harper
for providing these photographs of the Parkersburg reception.

25th Anniversary Traveling Show publicity

>> Staff writer Brett Dunlap of the Parkersburg (W.Va.) News and Sentinel wrote about the WVWS show while it was hanging at the Parkersburg Art Center. To read his story, click here.

>> Staff at the Oglebay Institute's Stifel Fine Art Center discuss the WVWS exhibit. To read, click here.