With these criteria in tow, VanVoorhis bestowed the "Best of Show" banner on Lowell artist Bonnie Osborne's "Tree Gestures," a colorful symphony of sunlight and nature expressed through pastels.
is no stranger to the visual art circuit in West Michigan.In fact, she is a resident artist at the Fire and Water Art gallery in Lowell and a featured artist of the Great Lakes Pastel Society.
"To complement the essence of nature is what I strive for," Osborne
Besides the winning piece, Osborne's pastel "Summer Snowfields" also is included in the exhibit.
...Markle, who joins Osborne as a featured member of the Great Lakes Pastel Society, uses the medium to create movement and realism in his repertoire of landscapes.