February 23, Juried Art Show Winners

Juried Art Show February 23 – April 9, 2018

Gil Bruvel, world-renowned artist and sculptor who was the jurist for WVAL’s February 23, Juried Art Show, awarded top honors of Best of Show to the creative mixed media piece, A Place of Shelter, by Martha Gibson. Second Place honors went to Jim McDonald for his impressionistic symphony in blue and lavender, Terry’s Sunset, while Herb Smith’s classically striking black and white photograph, Ghost Bluff Ranch, won third place. Receiving honorable mentions for their works in a wide variety of media were Susan Metcalfe, Larry Fick, Susan Best, Irma Gros, Mikiko Kudo, and Francis Fontaine.  Photographs of these works are below.

Out of 146 entries, 53 pieces of art were chosen for the February 23 Juried Show.  Pieces range from abstract to impressionistic to realism, with mediums used including acrylic, oil, watercolor, photography, mixed media, colored pencil, fiber, as well as enameled and copper etched jewelry.

To see photographs of other entries for this show please click on the following link

Juried Art Show Gallery 

or visit the WVAL Gallery in person, which is located in the Wimberley Community Center at 14068 Ranch Rd 12, Wimberley, TX 78676. The show is open to the public and runs from February 23 – April 9, 2018. Opening hours are from 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday. All art displayed in the show is for sale.

Best of Show

Martha Gibson

A Place of Shelter

Sale Price: $325

Mixed Media / Assemblage

Second Place

Jim McDonald

Terry’s Sunset

Sale Price: $550

Third Place

Herb Smith

Ghost Ranch Bluff

Sale Price: $395

Honorable Mention

(click on the photograph to see the complete work of art)

Frances Fontaine – Sunset Blues – Oil – $750 (photograph not available)

To see additional photographs of other entries for this show please click on the following link

Juried Art Show Gallery 

Wimberley Valley Art League Gallery

Wimberley Community Center

14068 Ranch Rd 12

Wimberley, TX 78676.

The show is open to the public and runs from February 23 – April 9, 2018. Opening hours are from 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday. All art displayed in the show is for sale.