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88 entries in this year’s Art Speaks Exhibition

The Bay School Community Arts Center, Mathews, opened its eighth annual Art Speaks Juried Exhibition last Saturday, July 25. This year’s show, a virtual exhibition due to the coronavirus pandemic, features 88 pieces of art representing 57 Virginia artists.

Juror and Judge Nicole McCormick Santiago judged the show online, awarding prizes totaling $5,000. She chose Michele Fletcher’s Fine Art Photography piece “Foggy Morning” to receive Best in Show, the Friends of Patty and Eric Rosenberg Award.

Three awards each were presented in two- and three-dimensional media.

Two-dimensional awards went to: First place, The Dorothy Gould Abare Award, honoring Linda Walker—Charlotte McAdams’ acrylic painting “Landscape 10”; Second place, honoring Martha Anne King—Maggie Gilman’s digital photograph “Oaxaca Meat Hall”; Third place, in memory of Ellen Garfield—her oil painting “Time for Tea.”Three-Dimensional awards went to: First place, the Chris McCann Award, in memory of Wade Brooks—Elizab...

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