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Painting by StFX fine art faculty member wins award, juried into exhibition, and will tour the U.S.

April 3rd, 2019
William (Bill) Rogers at work

William Rogers, a StFX fine art faculty member, had his painting “IN THOUGHT” juried into the 152nd Annual Exhibition of the American Watercolor Society from April 1-21, 2019, and it has been awarded the DI DI DEGLIN AWARD with $1,000. The presentation will be made at the society’s annual dinner to be held Friday evening, April 12, 2019 at the Salmagundi Club, 47 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY. 

“In Thought” watercolour from life, 21x16, 2016

The painting was also selected by the Jury of Awards to be a part of the Travel Show. It will be leaving New York after April 21, and will visit galleries and museums all over the United States until April 2020.

This painting also won the Dorothy J Corson Award from the Canadian Society of Painters in Water Colour in 2016. The painting was done during the Sunday figure drawing sessions at StFX, and is a portrait of StFX student, and now graduate, Shuchang (Emily) Dai from China.


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