Spring art brightens government center

By From page B2 | April 18, 2014


"TRAIL OF TEARS" by Judy Ball

The Diamond Springs Art Association’s Spring Art Show and Sale is on display at the El Dorado County Government Center, Building B, 360 Fair Lane in Placerville, through Friday, April 18. The show closes at 3 p.m.

The theme wall this year features paintings with a western motif. There also will be paintings in the categories of people, floral, seascape, landscape and life.

Winners for the show were announced at the start of the show. Kristi Vedell was the judge.

She selected “Trail of Tears” by Judy Ball in the Best of Show category.

Theme winners were: Judy Ball, first place; Diane Hooper, second place; Joan Robbins, third place; and Ann Hauck, fourth place.

Winners in the floral category were: Lee Holderman, first; Holderman, second; Bonnie Valentine, third; and Carol Lundquist, fourth place.

Landscape artists scoring points with the judge were: Holderman, first place; Lundquist, second place; Joyce Becker, third place; and Lydia Cahill, fourth place.

In the seascape category the winners were: Roberta Ostby, first place; Holderman, second place; and Darlene Young, third place.

The life painting winners were: Lundquist, first place; Marilyn Callaway, second place; Ostby, third place; and Hooper, fourth place.

Paintings of people that captured the judge’s fancy were by: Ostby, first place; Joan Miller, second place; Hooper, third place; and Hooper, fourth place.

In the other grouping the winners were: Valerie Johnson, first place; Lundquist, second place; Valentine, third place; and Sue Lyons, fourth place.

The show is free and features many affordable paintings of all sizes. The association invites the public to enjoy the show and to vote for the People’s Choice award. One lucky attendee will win a painting by Joan Miller, an award-winning artist.

For more information about the Diamond Springs Art Association call 530-644-4668.

Democrat Staff

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