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Averitt recognizes local artists with Best in Show and Roxie Remley Award

Local artwork from members of the Statesboro Regional Art Association (SRAA) and other area artists is on display through September in the Main Gallery of the Averitt Center for the Arts.

Matthew Mogle judged the work of SRAA members and other Georgia artists during the annual SRAA Juried Exhibition.

He is the Foundations Director for the Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art at Georgia Southern and has been teaching for 11 years in higher education.

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Wando Woodcock

Mogle selected Wanda Woodcock as Best in Show for her oil painting entitled “Peace of the Ogeechee River.”

Penny Marz received the Roxie Remley Award for her oil on gesso painting entitled “Collection of Treasures”.

Marz’ painting will be used for next year’s marketing of the SRAA Juried exhibition.

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Penny Marz

Artwork from other local artists will be on display until September 7 in the main gallery of the Averitt Center for the Arts located at 33 East Main Street in downtown Statesboro.

Some of the local artist pieces are for sale.

To view the artwork visit the Averitt Center’s website or see them in person in the Main Gallery.

ABOUT THE SRAA

The purpose of the Statesboro Regional Art Association is to advance the interests and knowledge of the visual arts and to enhance the artistic careers of those  living in Statesboro and surrounding areas.

This purpose will be accomplished through programs, workshops, art displays and social events.

The Statesboro Regional Art Association is working to help establish and maintain a coalition of arts with the City of Statesboro, surrounding region and/or the State of Georgia.

Visit SRAA’ website here to learn more about the organization or to become a member.

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