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Winners named in Between Water and Sky exhibition

The Worcester County Arts Council is proud to announce winners in the juried art competition: “Between Water and Sky”.
Marcy Snyder was awarded with a first place for her watercolor painting titled: “From the Deck of the Pocomoke River Boat”, Ellen Scott placed second for the watercolor painting, “Steamed Crabs, Newark MD”, and Dee Brua won third prize for the “Storm Coming”, watercolor.
Honorable mention awards were given to the following artists: Mitzi Ash for her silk collage titled “Weaving the Waves at Dawn”, Marina Borovok for the oil painting “The Hand of God that Protects You”, Brigitte Bowden for her oil painting “Isle of Wight”, and Don Grafer for the acrylic painting, “Ocean Sunrise”.
The winning artwork was selected by Kevin Fitzgerald, an accomplished and award winning local artist and art educator recognized for his paintings of seascapes and landscapes.
Winners were honored at the opening reception held on July 14 at the Arts Council Gallery located at 6 Jefferson Street in downtown Berlin.
Eleven other artists were also chosen to exhibit their work in the show. Exhibiting artists include: Marian Bickerstaff, Megan Burak, Hyoe Choi, Rachel Douglass, Sandy Glassman, Rudelle Hall, Robert Johnson, Geo McElroy, Isobel Morris, Nancy Rider,and Susan Rosskopf.
The exhibit is on display through July 31 and all artwork is available for sale. The Gallery hours are Monday – Friday, and some Saturdays from 11 am to 3 pm.
Pictured above are Marina Borovok, Mitzi Ash, Brigitte Bowden, Don Grafer, Dee Brua, Marcy Snyder, Ellen Scott, and Kevin Fitzgerald.

Tony Russo
Tony Russohttp://Ossurynot.com
Tony Russo has worked as a print and digital journalist for the better part of the 21st century, writing for and editing regional weeklies and dailies before joining the team that produces OceanCity.com and ShoreCraftBeer.com among other destination websites. In addition to having documented everything from zoning changes to art movements on the Delmarva Peninsula, Tony has written two books on beer for the History Press. Eastern Shore Beer was published in 2014 and Delaware Beer in 2016. He lives in Delmar, Md. with his wife Kelly and the only of his four daughters who hasn't moved out. Together they keep their two dogs comfortable.

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