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FoGR sponsors Art in the Redwoods Festival award

Friends of the Gualala River (FoGR) sponsored an award at the Art in the Redwoods festival for the second time in 2003.The 42nd annual Art in the Redwoods festival took place on Saturday, August 16 and Sunday, August 17, 2003. The event featured more than 400 fine art entries and drew record crowds.

The artwork will remain on display at the Gualala Arts Center through August 31. 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 festival judges.

Congratulations to local artist Ron Casey of Gualala, for his award-winning enhanced photograph “Gualala River”.