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Food and Wine
at Loving Cup Vineyard & Winery
June 10–July 3, 2016
Reception Thursday, June 16, 4:30–7:30 PM
Presenting Artists:
Anne Hopper • Gwen Hoyle • Marie Keese • Julia Kindred
Julia Lesnichy • Mike McGurk • Lorraine Momper
Shamim Sisson • Carolyn Ratcliffe • David Reynaud


This plein air pastel painting "The Blue Ridge mountains in the setting sun" won Honorable mention In Landscape/Interior categories in Pastel Magazine 100 Competition in Ocotber, 2013.

This pastel painting "Winter Shows" won the First place in Juried pastel competition of Pastel Society of Virginia, April, 2013. Soft pastels on Uart pastel paper, 24x24 inches, studio.