The 2018 All-Member Exhibition opened at the Randolph County Community Art Center in Elkins on Friday evening, Dec. 14, with an awards reception held from 5 to 7 p.m.
The exhibition will remain on display at the Arts Center through Jan. 25, 2019.
Six paintings were recognized with awards by the exhibition judge, Laurie Goldstein-Warren, with John Coffey of Princeton winning the Best of Show award with his painting “On the Road to John O’Groats.”
The full list of award winners is below:
- Best of Show: John Coffey, “On the Road to John O’Groats”
- Award of Excellence: Linda Elmer, “Color Block: NYC”
- Award of Merit: F. Dennis Clarke, “Landscaping Company”
- Honorable Mention: Katherine Crim, “Cheek to Cheek
- Honorable Mention: Deborah Lester, “New Orleans”
- Jean Whistler Call Memorial Award: Sandra Pealer, “Garlic Harvest”
- Joe Sweeney People’s Choice Award: Sandra Pealer, “Garlic Harvest”
In addition to featuring 50 works by 27 West Virginia Watercolor Society members, the exhibition also includes a Christmas tree display, decorated with 34 handmade ornaments created by exhibition members, and all are for sale.