Sedona Area Guild of Artists founding artist and treasurer Mary Dove ventured to Phoenix returning with another award. As a first-year member of the Arizona Artists Guild (AAG), being juried into both the Fall and Spring Shows, has one more show to go which will qualify her as a juried member of this prestigious Phoenix organization.
Juried into this AAG show is one thing, receiving an award in each AAG show is an even greater accomplishment.
The Spring Show, Sun-Eden Artists' award went to "Dry Beaver Creek Sycamore, Sedona AZ." The show juror was internationally acclaimed Chinese painter (born in Beijing, China), Professor Robert G. You.
Professor You is a 14-year member of the permanent faculty at Scottsdale Community College.
In Phoenix, Mary Dove is a juried member of Arizona Artist Alliance (AAA) and the Arizona Watercolor Association (AWA); and is a new member of Arizona Artists Guild (AAG).
In VOC she is a juried charter member of the Association of Village Artists (AVA) and was Director of the AVA's seasonal Galleria AVA.
In Sedona she is a juried member; receiving awards from of the Northern Arizona Watercolor Society (NAWS); the Sedona Visual Artists Coalition (SVAC) and the Sedona Art Center (SAC); a founding member of Sedona Area Guild of Artists (SAGA).
SAGA is Sedona's first organization focused on the Professional artist. SAGA is dedicated to improving the quality of visual arts in the Sedona area.