What kind of paintings win prizes in Upstate New York? Pieces like the one done recently by George Van Hook.
Ann Larsen won Second Place in the competition.
Janet Marie Yates was undeterred by weather as she painted during the event.
Van Hook took home the Best of Show award and $2,000 at the Finger Lakes Plein Air Competition & Festival, held June 5 through 9 in Canandaigue, New York. Judge David Lussier awarded second place to Ann Larsen and Third Place to Philip Bliss. The event was sponsored by the Ontario County Arts Council.
For a complete list of winners and participating artists, visit the art council’s website.