Thursday, June 9, 2016


Got an email from Deb Ward, who was at the Greater Cincinnati Watercolor Society artist reception Sunday afternoon (I was not there).  She told me I was the big winner = First Place in the show!!  I am thrilled.  

Sweetie and I went over to  the gallery Tuesday afternoon to see the show/take some photos.  Here they are:

First Place - R.H. Carpenter
Plant Series: Morning Leaves

Second Place - Lois Schaich
Big Wheel

Third Place - Venetia Wang

Two Honorable Mentions = 

Marilyn Bishop
Rooftops - Cos Cob Art Colony

Kathy Lawrence
Golden Gourds

Congratulations to the winners and to all the members who entered for such a nice show!


Sadami said...

Congrats, Rhonda!!! Best wishes, Sadami

laura said...

Well done, Rhonda! Your painting is indeed beautiful. It must be especially thrilling to place first in such a strong field. Congratulations!

Barbra Joan said...

Wow! Congratulations for your first place win... I remember when you were working on this and it turned out beautiful... A winner for sure..

Lisa Le Quelenec said...

Congratulations! The painting is a stunner! I'm so pleased for you. Yay! Your news has given me a great big smile.

E.M. Corsa said...

Oh how wonderful Rhonda! Congratulations. The painting is absolutely stunning. Be proud and enjoy your success!!!

Gary L. Everest said...

Hi Rhonda,
Spectacular painting and a well-deserved FIRST PLACE! Congratulations!!
Enjoy your weekend on cloud nine!
I couldn't be happier for you.

Ginny Stiles said...

Congratulations! WHAT a strong piece. I love it.

Jeanette Jobson said...

Wonderful news! Congratulations on your success with a lovely painting. I'm thrilled for you.

Cathy Gatland said...

Oh wow, congratulations Rhonda! A deserving winner, the painting is wonderful and you such a dedicated artist.

Jennifer Rose Phillip said...

congrats!! said...

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S to a well deserved win. I'm thrilled for you and based on the other photos it looks like you are in good company.

Really wonderful Rhonda. Your painting is so beautiful and deserves 1st place.

Pam Johnson Brickell said...

Fantastic, Rhonda! Very well deserved! Yeah!

Randall David Tipton said...

Super Rhonda, congratulations!!

Amy Bryce said...

Congratulations, Rhonda--that's awesome and deserved!
How long is the show up? I'm going to try and get over this week.

RH Carpenter said...

Thank you all so much for your kind comments and congratulations for my win! I just returned from 3 days away (without internet service - can you imagine??) and will catch up soon. Many photos to share, too! I so appreciate all who stopped by and commented, especially those I haven't heard from in a while - you know who you are, Pam :)