Unique tree take awarded at Qualicum Beach art show
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Unique tree take awarded at Qualicum Beach art show

Cindy Mawle stands with her award-winning painting, which placed first in the Arrowsmith Chapter of the Federation of Canadian Artists’ juried exhibition at TOSH. — Adam Kveton Photo Painting trees is nothing new for artist Cindy Mawle, but her latest take on them has her painting in a completely new style, having more fun and getting some attention from her peers. Mawle’s painting, Creative Dialect , won first place at the Arrowsmith Chapter of the Federation of Canadian Artists’ fall juried show, now on display at TOSH (The Old School House Arts Centre, 122 Fern Rd. West, Qualicum Beach). The annual show saw dozens of artists take part, with a variety of styles ranging from realistic to representational, abstract and more. The winners of the show, based on the choices by jurors Judi Betts, Lorna Hannett and Darlene Botkin, are as follows: – First place: Mawle – Second place: Diane Michelin – Third place: Peggy Burkosky – Hon. Mention: Birgit Coath – Hon. Mention: Faith Love-Robertson The NEWS sat down with Mawle to discuss her painting and her thoughts on taking first place. “It’s pretty neat,” she said of getting the award. “It’s confirmation from my peers, from other […]

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