2022 SHADES of PASTEL Award Winners
Best In Show
Coneflower Parade by
Mary Rinderle Smith
Comments by Juror Nancie King Mertz:
WOW! When a painting takes my breath and pulls me across the room for closer inspection, I usually award it Best in Show! Every inch of this work is mighty successful. Strong underpainting with a well thought-out composition laid the groundwork for integral strokes on top.