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Juneau artist named Alaska Watercolor Society's 'Best in Show'

Posted: August 14, 2014 - 12:04am
The Best of Show award went to Rob Roys (Juneau, AK) for Imagined Memory.   courtesy photo
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The Best of Show award went to Rob Roys (Juneau, AK) for Imagined Memory.

The Alaska Watercolor Society recently announced the opening of its 40th annual Juried Exhibition at a First Friday event at Blue Hollomon Gallery Sept. 5. The Exhibition will hang through Sept. 29.

Nationally prominent water media artist Mark Mehaffey selected the show and awards from a field of Alaskan and out of state artists. The Best of Show award went to Rob Roys of Juneau for Imagined Memory; John Svenson of Haines won first place for Along the Khumbu Highway; and second and third places went to Anchorage residents Mark McDermott for Isis Temple-Cheops Pyramid, Grand Canyon, and Christine Fortner for The Tourist Guys.

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