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Celebrating Artistic Excellence: SWA 2023 Spring Art Show

The Society of Washington Artists' 2023 Spring Art Show was an awe-inspiring exhibition that showcased the remarkable talents of our local artists. Held from May 9th to May 13th at the Vancouver United Church of Christ, this event captivated art enthusiasts with its diverse range of styles and mediums.

We are thrilled to announce the winners of this prestigious event, who captivated audiences with their exceptional creativity and skill:

2023 Spring Art Show

Best of Show

John Turley - "Wet and Shiny"

First Place

Richard Helmick - "Contemplating Blossoms"

Second Place

Christopher Mooney - "Homework"

Third Place

Susan Williams - "Cannon Beach Sunset"

Honorable Mentions

Richard Britschgi - "Desert Scorpion"

Clara Conner - "Summer, Lewis River"

Nathun Finkhouse - "Somewhere in the Southwest"

Roxy Johnson - " Forest Fantastique"

Kirt Minnich - "Triptych Treasure"

Rita Niblock - "Save the Bees for the Bears' Sake"

Leslie Struxness - "Glowing Fall Day in the Himalayas"

Maria Witt - "Backpack Bob"

These exceptional artists demonstrated their extraordinary vision and craftsmanship, leaving a lasting impression on all who viewed their works. The exhibition, held at the Vancouver United Church of Christ, provided a captivating experience that immersed visitors in the beauty and meaning of these masterpieces.

We extend our heartfelt congratulations to all the winners and express our sincere gratitude to all the artists who participated in the SWA 2023 Spring Art Show. Your contributions enriched our community and strengthened the vibrant arts scene in our region.

As the Society of Washington Artists, we remain committed to supporting and celebrating the arts in our community. We invite you to stay tuned for future updates and events, as we continue to foster a thriving environment for local artists and art enthusiasts alike.

Thank you for joining us at the SWA 2023 Spring Art Show. Together, we have celebrated the incredible talent within our community and furthered the appreciation for the arts.


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