Indian River Bird and Nature art show
October 11-13, 2019
Artists - Application for the 2019 PIPS Indian River Nature and Bird Art Show
Applications due by October 4th
Art due on Friday, October 11th between 9:00 and 12:00
Have Art Piece ready to hang
Plein Air artist will paint Friday at either the Sebastian River Art Club area (on the river) or at the Pelican Island Refuge off AIA.
Art is due by 5:00 pm and ready to hang.
There will be a reception for the art show Friday evening 6:00 - 8:00 pm.
Winners will be announced at the reception
The 4th Indian River Bird and Nature art show
held the end of National Wildlife Refuge Week
During the 4th annual show was a Florida Scrub Jay tour with Jane Schnee and a keynote speech with Missi Hatfield, a past Pelican Island Wildlife Refuge director
Sebastian River Art Club (SRAC) was the hosting site this year. There were 100 entries in 4 areas: 2 Dimensional, 3 Dimensional, Photography & Plein Air; 35 more than in years past.
Best of Show
Toni Hill with her digital watercolor
1st place Carol Hansen with Happy Birth Day
2nd place Photography Jody Rawley with Youth Views of the World
3rd place Jim Kalupa Just Hanging Out
1st place Vicky Lada with Front Yard IR Lagoon
2nd Place Barbara Landry Sweet Treats
3rd Place Pam Webb Osprey Landing
1st Place Lorrie Goss with Nurturing Family
2nd Place Patricia Ligurori with Ocean Bound
3rd Place Annie Talley with Red Tide Tsunami
Plein Air (painted Friday)
1st Place Vicky Lada
Honorable Mention included:
Mary Ann Hall
Pelican Island Preservation Society (PIPS) is the recipient of the funds which amounted to a gross of $2100. Two major pieces sold of which the organization receives 25% and the SRCA receives 5%. The partnership with the SRAC has turned out to be awesome. We hope to continue this partnership in years to come.
Visit www.firstrefuge.org for more information on the Pelican Island Preservation Society
Toni and Chuck Hill with the Best of the Show Vicky Lada painting her 1st place Plein Air
Application, PIPS Indian River Nature and Bird Art Show