2017 Cumberland Valley Artists and Photographers Exhibition Award Winners


CVAP award winners

Back Row: Debra Cooper, Sterling “Rip” Smith,
Patrick Dillon, Bruce Wilder, Elaine Wolfe, Patricia Hilton
Front Row: Frank Herrera, James Crowley,
Beamie Young, Arthur Hayes, Alice Newton, Hollis McCullough


Here is the list of winners from our January 29th ceremony. The exhibition will be up through April 9th, 2017.


Sponsored By:
Conservit, Inc. | Delaphlaine Foundation, Inc. | Hugh and Marty Talton


Washington County Museum of Fine Arts Best of Show Award $1500


Oil on canvas

Arthur Hayes

Juror’s Award $500


Mixed media drawing

Patricia Hilton

Clyde H. Roberts Watercolor Award $250

“Waiting for the Bus”


Kristrinah Ayala


Washington County Arts Council, Inc. Award (County Resident) $250

“Letting Go”

Homemade black walnut ink on paper

Debra Cooper


Hagerstown Area Religious Council Cash Award S250


Oil on panel

Elaine Wolfe


Valley Art Association Award $100

“Bird on a Wire”

Oil on canvas

Patrick Dillon



Juror’s Award $500


Beamie Young

Juror’s Award $500

“Sun Breaking Through”

Sterling “Rip” Smith

Juror’s Award $250

“Building A Mystery”

James Crowley

Photography by Dale Award $250

“The Red Skiff “

Alice A Newton

Washington County Arts Council, Inc. Award (County Resident) $250

“Cushwa Basin Reflection”

Bruce Wilder

Photography Juror: Frank P. Herrera

Freelance documentary photographer, artist-instructor at Glen Echo Park (a part of the National Park Service in Glen Echo, MD)

2D and 3D Juror: Hollis Koons McMullough

Executive Director of the Arlington Arts Center in Virginia