4th Annual Edna Curry-John Bower Exhibition

Exhibit dates: January 23, 2018 - March 3, 2018

Awards reception: Friday, February 9, 5-8 PM

Awards & Comments: 6 PM

Judge: Vera Dickerson


Best in Show: White Hat by Susan Bradbury 2nd Place: The Golden Pond by Susan Egbert 3rd Place: Queenie by Penny Simmons Awards of Merit Send These Homeless, Tempest Tossed to Meby Kim Sutliff Little Creek by Whitney Brock Madison River Magpie by Deliece Blanchard

About Vera Dickerson

Vera M. Dickerson, judge, is a native Virginia artist, who graduated from American University with an MFA in painting and American art history. She has taught studio arts at the university level, and subsequently founded The Studio School in Roanoke, Virginia, in 1990. Vera continues to direct and teach at this nonprofit art school.

Vera has been recognized with entries in Who’s Who in American Art since 1986, Who’s Who in American Women, and Who’s Who in the South and Southeast. Vera also gained signature status in the American Watercolor Society in 2004 and the National Watercolor Society in 2001. She has served twice as president of the Virginia Watercolor Society.

While many areas of art and types of media interest Vera, she especially enjoys the versatility, permanence, and quick drying of acrylics.


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