Williamsburg Contemporary Art Center Kicks off Juried Annual Members’ Show on May 23.

Contact: Janis Wood, WCAC President
(757) 220-2217; jleewoodart21@msn.com
Karen Schwartz, Members' Show Manager
(757) 879-4328; karenschwartz.art@gmail.com

The Williamsburg Contemporary Art Center (WCAC) is kicking off its juried annual members' show on Tuesday, May 23, when the exhibit opens to the public.

"We have a wonderful variety of two- and three-dimensional art in different mediums and styles by outstanding local professional and emerging artists," said Janis Wood, WCAC president. "This exhibit is not to be missed."

Local artist and teacher Jan Ledbetter, AWS, NWS, VWS, most recently renowned for her beautiful portraits of Guatemalan women, judged the show. Cash prizes were awarded to the top three winners and nine merit award winners at a private members' reception on
May 22.

The show is being sponsored by Williamsburg Landing. It runs through June 30.

The WCAC "blue building" is located at 110 Westover Ave. in the Arts District of Williamsburg (Westover Ave. runs between Lafayette St. and Richmond Rd., two blocks from the intersection of those streets). Hours are Tuesday-Saturday, 11-3; and Sunday, noon-4. Visit our website at www.visitWCAC.org

Here are the winners of the 2017 Members' Show:

Holland Wentz Etheridge At My Drawing Table Watercolor and Graphite 1st Place
Johnny Hayes Spring Time Blossoms Acrylic 2nd Place
Sue Danehy Meditation Oil on Linen Panel 3rd Place
Carlton S. Abbott The Canal Pastel and Pencil Merit Award
Elaine Abbott At the Manger Acrylic Merit Award
Archie Fripp On the Beach Photography Merit Award
Nancy Lenz Harvey Bye, Bye, Bayou Blues Watercolor Merit Award
Juliet Kirby Lilium Black Beauty Watercolor Merit Award
Mary Montague Sikes Journey of the Dragonfly Watercolor Merit Award
Shirley Roby Resting Figure 2 Colored Pencil Merit Award
Amy Schwartz Potter Deconstructed Landscape Ceramic Bowl Merit Award
Sally Wiseman The Glory of Summer Transparent Watercolor Merit Award

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