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Great Falls Artist Earns Honorable Mention in Watercolor Exhibition

Marina Mist by Betty Ganley.

Marina Mist by Betty Ganley.

The Charles H. Taylor Art Center in Hampton, Va. is currently hosting the 33rd annual Virginia Watercolor Societies Exhibition. Juried and judged by N.C. artist, Dan Smith, with 494 entries by 175 artists across the state, the work of Great Falls artist, Betty Ganley, a painting capturing the "mood" of a misty morning in a Maine boatyard, was awarded an Honorable Mention and has been hailed by the judge as "a traditional boat composition, docked for repair … I found the virtuosity of the watercolor application remarkable." Ganley, an artist for over 30 years, and the recipient of over 70 awards, is known for her nautical and floral pieces. The Virginia Watercolor Exhibition s on display through May 27. More of Betty Ganley’s works can be found on her web site - bettyganley.com - and exhibited at the Great Falls Library, during Great Falls Studios annual Studio Tour, Oct. 20 and 21, 2012.