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River Muse Art Gallery & Studio announces the following award winners of the 2020 Clayton – 1000 Islands Plein Air Artists Competition. 1st Place: Lee Hanford, of Fair Haven NY. 2nd Place: Jan Byington, of Clayton NY. 3rd Place: Drayton Jones, of Fayetteville, NY. 4th Place: Kathleen Hulburt, of Clayton NY. People’s Choice Award: Paul Allen Taylor of Rochester NY.
This year’s event was judged by nationally recognized plein air artist Kirk Larsen, of Hicksville, NY.
A total of 15 artists from throughout New York State entered this year’s competition and painted at locations throughout the Clayton area 1000 Islands August 19 – 22, 2020.
Portions of proceeds from artist entry fees and artwork sales were dedicated to support the Depauville Free Public Library, and the Hawn Memorial Library, Clayton.
This is the third consecutive year River Muse Art Gallery & Studio has hosted this event.
Next year’s Clayton – 1000 Islands Plein Air Artists Competition is scheduled for August 18-21, 2021.
L-R Judge-K. Larsen, 1st-L. Hanford, 2nd-J. Byington, 3rd-D. Jones (S. Berry shown), HM K. Hulburt.