March 19, 2014 (San Diego's East County) - East County artists won five of the eight prizes in the 51st annual art showof St. Mark's United Methodist Church, 3502 Clairemont Drive, San Diego.
Marc Kitaen, El Cajon, won second place and Susan Hewitt, Lakeside, won third place. Honorable Mention winners were Darcy Abrahams, Kensington; Ann Keyes, La Mesa; and Ann Schwartzwald, El Cajon. The other winners were first place, Gloria Galbraith, Chula Vista and Honorable Mention Award winners Lee Sie, Clairemont and G. Pasha Turley, Pacific Beach.
The show's theme of "Visions of Peace" attracted107 entries from which juror Elaine Harvey selected 62 works from 53 San Diego County artists for the show, which will run March 16-April 27, 2014.
The Awards Ceremony is Saturday, March 22, at 1:30pm in the church sanctuary, 3502 Clairemont Drive. A reception will follow in the church social hall. The show will be open for free public viewing Saturdays March22, 29, April 5, 12, 19, and 26, 10am-4pm.