Seventy-seven artists from across the Western Slope and from as far as Texas brought over 200 of their original works to show for entry in the 40th annual Edge of the Cedars Art Exhibit that concluded on Sunday.
The best of show winner as judged by artist Vera Mulder of Fruita was a watercolor by a previous show winner, Cindy Brabec-King of Palisade.
The best of show entry takes a nautical theme of small fishing boats at dock, one of them with a cat aboard.
Sponsors of the annual event are members of the local Epsilon Sigma Alpha chapter of Zeta Omicron sorority. The ESA chapter raises funds from the show that this year funded two $500 scholarships for graduating Cedaredge High School seniors. The ESA chapter also donates to other local organizations in the community.
The national Zeta Omicron organization and ESA have also supported St. Jude's Children's hospital for many years.
More than a dozen local individuals and businesses sponsored cash awards to winning artists in the Edge of Cedars Exhibit. They included Big John's, Benson Brothers, Cedaredge Area Chamber of Commerce, Parks Insurance, Surface Creek Bank, Taylor Funeral Services, Wells Fargo,Munson's Main Street Gallery, Cedaredge Dental Office, Vela Ranches, Classic Computers, Double-J Disposal, Delta Orthopedics and Mattes and More. blog comments powered by Disqus