RiverArts Announces Winners of 2015 Art of Stewardship

RiverArts Announces Winners of 2015 Art of Stewardship

RiverArts is pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 Art of Stewardship Exhibition. The show was curated and juried by renowned Chester River artist and president of the Chester River Association, Marcy Ramsey.  Winners were judged by internationally acclaimed artist Greg Mort. RiverArts thanks them both for their contributions to this wonderful show.

22David Crane won first place honors for his work “Renascent World.” The stoneware, painted maplewood, and stainless steel piece represents the world being reborn after the human era.


Second place went to Bob Miller for his work “The Last Bit of Sky.” This digital composition photograph is intended to be a call to protect our air.

The third place winner was Marj Morani for her oil on canvas piece “Cherish the Trees.” Morani writes “Protecting our precious resource of the worlds forests is in our hands. Without them there would be no life on earth.”

The following works were awarded Honorable Mention:

“Swirlin’ Tulips” Acrylic – Elise Sinatro
“Snail Kite Determined” Digital Photography Print – Dawn Miller
“Balancing Act” Stoneware Tile, Aluminum Frame – David Crane
“Ocean Gifts” Encaustic Collage with Natural Found Objects – Christine Kelsey
“Silence of Cold” Photography – Michael Wootton
“Great Blue” Photography  – Nancy Trippe
“Wildfire” Acrylic – Irene Witaker
“The Weather Will Be More Unstable” Oil on Canvas – Marian Griffiths
“Fence, Defense” Photomontage – Beverly Hall Smith


Congratulations to all of the winners and participants on an incredible show. The Art of Stewardship exhibition will be on display through April 23. Please visit RiverArts’ gallery to view these works and the other wonderful entries.