What the Judges are saying from the series: on vacation with the boys and girls, “Stephanie by the seashoreThird Place: Art League of Ocean City “Artist’s Choice” show

Judge’s Note:I truly enjoyed this delightful distortion of the ubiquitous female figure! The bright colors and curvy shapes have so abstracted the face and body that it no longer corresponds to physical form yet it is still clearly a woman at the beach. The resulting image may seem comical but this is seriously skillful paint handling.