The Weatherford Art Association recently announced two months of Artist of the Month winners.
The top spot in January was a photo titled “Miss Riley” by Mitzi Ames. First up in February was Jack Eidson’s oil on canvas titled “A Fall Pile Up.” Eidson’s painting is currently on display at the Doss Cultural & Heritage Center.
January’s runner-up winner was Vikki Linderman with her “Old Times” acrylic. February’s winner came from new member Karen Walkup with her mixed media painting of “Iris” on display at First Bank Texas downtown.
Third place in January went to Carolyn Young for her acrylic and ink painting titled “Turtle Shield”. Third place in February went to Jerry Shidal for his acrylic painting titled “Navasota Barn”. Third place winners are posted to the Community Credit Union each month.
The WAA Parker County Student Show is underway, with 207 students throughout Parker County submitting work through their teachers at the school. Judge Marti Bailey, a Parker County resident, will complete judging this week and the winners will be announced by March 25. Teachers will be notified of the winners which will be posted on the meteoforart.com website on this date. Each winner will receive a cash prize for their artistic efforts.
WAA also organizes the Peach Festival Art Show and competition every year. The 2022 competition will be held from May 26 to July 22 at the Doss Heritage and Cultural Center with adult and student artwork. Registration dates and fees will be announced soon.