Lifetime Achievement Award winners revealed
WENATCHEE — Recipients of the Stanley Lifetime Achievement Awards have been named by the Performing Arts Center of Wenatchee. In the professional division, artist Jan Cook Mack has been recognized for her work portraying the North Central Washington region and esteemed civic leaders. Mack attained a degree in fine arts from Bennington College in Vermont and moved to Eastern Washington in 1986. She is currently working on a series of paintings called “100 Views of the Columbia and Wenatchee Rivers.” Sherry Schreck earned the award in the volunteer division. Founder and director of the Short Shakespeareans acting troupe, Schreck was featured in the 2003 Washington State University magazine and named the 2007 Living Treasure by the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center. She has directed more than 150 school and community plays and appeared as a guest lecturer, instructor and presenter throughout the Northwest for her theater knowledge. The Stanley Lifetime Achievement Awards are presented during the Festival of Trees “Holiday Spice” concert at the PAC, 123 N. Wenatchee Ave., 7:30 p.m. Dec. 2. Find tickets and information at 663-2787 or pacwen.org.
Apple Blossom Festival art print announced
WENATCHEE — The art print for the 2011 Washington State Apple Blossom Festival will be unveiled at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 9 at the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center, 127 S. Mission St. Painted by acrylic artist Ron McGaughey, the print depicts ripe apples on a tree. The original piece will be on display during the unveiling, and prints are available for sale. McGaughey attends the event to personalize purchased prints. For more information, or to order prints, call 662-3616 or visit appleblossom.org.
Gallery issues a call for art
WENATCHEE — The Robert Graves Gallery at Wenatchee Valley College is currently accepting proposals for solo, two-person and group exhibitions for the 2010-11, 2011-12 and 2012-13 academic years. All media are welcome. Submit images, resumé and artist statement to Robert Graves Gallery, Wenatchee Valley College, 1300 Fifth St., Wenatchee WA 98801-1741. For more information, call 682-6776, e-mail robertgraves email@example.com or visit robertgravesgallery.org.
First Friday reception 5 p.m. Dec. 3; Two Rivers Gallery, 102 N. Columbia St.; free 888-9504
Featured artist Ken Duffin shares his work in Two Rivers’ latest display. He is present during the reception to personally show his oil and watercolor paintings, with live music by harpist Suzanne Grassell. Food and wine are available and many art pieces at the gallery are part of the holiday and gift sale.