2017 Award Winners (Juried Competition)
Be Sure To Save the Date for our 2018 5th Annual En Plein Air Events:
- May 5, 2018: Paint The Town
- June 1, 2018: Silent Auction and Gala
Our Judge was Jeremy Sams, a Plein Air artist from central NC.
1st Place ($400): JJ Jiang, “New Perspective”, watercolor
2nd Place ($300): Lyudmila Tomova, “Splash”, watercolor
3rd Place ($200): James Keul, “Farmers Market”, oil
People’s Choice Award ($100): JJ Jiang, “New Perspective”, watercolor
Cheryl Powell, “Jones House”, oil
Nancy Wahl, “Bond Lake Cove”, oil
Karin Neuvirth, “Bond Park Path”, acrylic
Highlights of the 2017 Silent Art Auction & Gala
- Approximately 200 guests visited the Cary Arts Center for an evening of art, music, dancing and community enjoyment.
- The Jim McCann Jazz Project and Crosstown Pub and Grill in Cary provided exceptional entertainment and delightful beverages and snacks.
- $3,915 of artwork was sold during the silent auction; approximately $2,741 of total proceeds was paid directly to the artists.
- Twenty percent of the proceeds from the art auction ($783) were donated to the Town of Cary’s Relief for Recreation Scholarship Fund.