OVERFLOW CROWDS AT INAUGURAL JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK ART SHOW AND FAIRE RECEPTION

OVERFLOW CROWDS AT INAUGURAL JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK ART SHOW AND FAIRE RECEPTION

More than 300 people attended the opening night reception of the Joshua Tree National Park Art Show and Faire at the 29 Palms Art Gallery Friday evening. Four artists received an artist award and a check for $1000: Robert Fogel of Louisiana for his metal sculpture “High Blue Turquoise Seam;” David Green of Twentynine Palms for his acrylic painting, “Storm at Twilight;” John Greenfield of Yucca Valley for his ceramic sculpture, “Sedimental;” and Karine Swenson of Joshua Tree for her oil painting, “Confrontation.” Winner of the Artist of Distinction Award and a check for $2000 is John Tierney of England, for his oil painting, “Rocks, Joshua Tree #3.” The judge was Rhonda Coleman of the former Red Arrow Art Gallery in Joshua Tree. The art show featured the works of 50 artists from throughout the United States and England. The art faire featured vendor booths, demonstrations, live music, lectures, and nature walks Saturday and Sunday.


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