Mica Sutton and John Sherman announcing Artist Award Winners

Announcing the WATCH Resources Artists Winners of the MLAA 2023 Annual Art Show!

Dear Art Enthusiasts,


We are excited to announce the WATCH Resources Artists Winners of the Mother Lode Art Association's 2023 Annual Art Show! After careful consideration, the judges have selected the following artists as this year's WATCH Resources Artists Winners:


  • First Place: Cesar Acosta for his acrylic painting "Chili Peppers"
  • Second Place: Monty Chu for his acrylic painting "Ocean"
  • Third Place: Jennifer Evje for her acrylic painting "Dolphins"
  • Honorable Mention: Janice Stephens for her ceramic “Fish”
  • Honorable Mention: Terri Smith for her acrylic “Moonlight Cherry Tree Blossom”


These talented artists will be receiving ribbons and recognition for their outstanding works of art. Their pieces were chosen for their exceptional technique, creativity, and overall impact.


We would also like to extend our sincerest thanks to all of the artists who participated in this year's show. Your dedication to your craft and passion for art has made this event a huge success. We appreciate your contributions and hope to see more of your incredible work in the future.


Finally, we would like to thank Mother Lode Art Association for their support of the arts in our community. Their generosity has made it possible for us to continue participating in this annual event and showcasing the amazing talent of our artists.


Congratulations again to Cesar Acosta, Monty Chu, Jennifer Evje, Janice Stephens, and Terri Smith for their impressive artwork. We look forward to seeing what they create next.




WATCH Resources, Inc.

MLAA 2023 Art Show Consumer Diana HadawayMLAA 2023 Art Show 1st Place Winner Cesar AcostaMLAA 2023 Art Show 2nd Place Winner Monty ChuMLAA 2023 Art Show 3rd Place Winner Jennifer EvjeMLAA 2023 Art Show Consumer Cassandra Richardson and Jennifer HorneMLAA 2023 Art Show Honorary Mention Winners Janice Stephens and Terri Smith

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