Local Artist Wins Watercolor Award


• Crab Art-Attack Hangs in Greensboro Gallery Until Nov 18.

Joanna McKethan of Dunn is the winner of the Golden Artist Colors Award for her work titled “Crab Art-Attack.” This award was presented by the Watercolor Society of North Carolina at its 72nd annual Juried Exhibition.

The award was made possible by the donation of Golden Artist Colors.

The artwork is on display at the Anne Rudd Galyon & Irene Cullis Galleries, Cowan Humanities Building, Greensboro College, 815 W. Market St., Greensboro through Nov. 18. The award winners were picked by national artist Mary Whyte, author of “Working South.”

Ms. McKethan owns the local art gallery and teaching studio Art on Broad Atelier/j’Originals Art Studio where she paints, writes books, poems, sells her paintings, completes commissions, and teaches all age students in watercolor, acrylic, oil and drawing. She has served downtown Dunn in this capacity for 36 years.

A native of the area, Ms. McKethan is the daughter of the late Joseph Henry Allred and the late Mary Smith Allred. She also received recognition of her gold signature status in the society, having been accepted into 17 annual juried shows to date.

Joanna McKethan of Dunn with her award-winning artwork ‘Crab Art-Attack.’

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