Congratulations to the Spring 2023 award winners!

Enchanted Forest by Angela Wrahtz

1st Place / Best of Show: Enchanted Forest by Angela Wrahtz

Congratulations to the 21 WSO members whose paintings were chosen as award winners in the Spring 2023 Exhibition! 20 winners were chosen by our juror, Vera Dickerson, and you chose the People’s Choice!

  • 1st Place / Best of Show: Enchanted Forest by Angela Wrahtz
  • 2nd Place: Wonder by Lynda Hoffman-Snodgrass
  • 3rd Place: The Young One by Mary Rollins
  • 4th Place: Identity Taken by Elizabeth Schilling
  • 5th Place: Sunflower Delight by Jeannine Miller
  • 6th Place: Evening in Madrid by Susan Escobar
  • People’s Choice: The Young One by Mary Rollins

Awards of Distinction (in alphabetical order by the artist’s last name)

  • Through the Wash by Robin Becic
  • Fence Repair by John Bradley
  • Vestiges of Mt. Mazama by Helen Brown
  • Jam Session by Mary Burgess
  • El Duende by René Eisenbart
  • Brown Barrels, Green Vines, Red Wine by Tim Gault
  • Flat School – Cambridge, Maine by Sam Livingston
  • Little Sister by Carrie McGraw
  • Treasures, Past and Present by Michelle Myers
  • Hope to Carry On by Charlotte Peterson
  • Get Your Ducks in a Row by Mila Raphael
  • Spiral Gyre 2 by Margaret Stermer-Cox
  • Joie de Vivre by Chris Stubbs
  • Backbeat 1 by Liz Walker

Congratulations also to all 80 members who were juried into the Spring Exhibition! See the full list here.

The Spring Exhibition is available to view at Rotunda Gallery, Barber Library at Central Oregon Community College, 2600 NW College Way, Bend, OR, until May 26, 2023.

See a video of the award-winning paintings on YouTube here.

See a video of the full exhibition on YouTube here.