Friends of the Gualala River (FoGR) sponsored an award at the Art in the Redwoods festival for the first time this year.The 41st annual Art in the Redwoods festival took place on Saturday, August 17 and Sunday, August 18. The event featured more than 400 fine art entries and experienced record crowds.
The artwork will remain on display at the Gualala Arts Center through September 1st. There is no charge to see the exhibit, which is open to the public from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm weekdays and from 12:00 noon to 4:00 pm on weekends.
A cash prize of $100 contributed by the Friends of the Gualala River was given to the artist who best captured the ecology of the Sonoma-Mendocino coast, as determined by the Art in the Redwoods judges.
Congratulations to local artist Tom Warnock of Gualala, for his award-winning painting “Winter Storm at Shell Beach”.