BOARDWALK ART SHOW¬
OCTOBER 21–23, 2022
VIRGINIA BEACH BOARDWALK
The Virginia MOCA Boardwalk Art Show is one of the only outdoor art shows produced by an accredited museum and strives to have the highest caliber fine art in the relaxing setting of the Virginia Beach Boardwalk. Ranked as a top 15 Fine Art Show of the Decade by Sunshine Artist magazine, this three-day festival welcomes nearly 200 artists from around the country featuring fine art across several mediums.
Apply today for this juried show.
Image Credit: Fresh Look Photography.
BOARDWALK ART SHOW
2021 AWARD RECIPIENTS¬
Best in Show Award
Award Recipient: Melissa Schappell. #2428 “Fishing for a Wishing”
Thomas A. Felton, Jr. Award of Distinction in Fine Art
Award Recipient: Richard Wilson. #3107 “Jiyah”
Virginia Finest Award in Memory of Anne Virga
Award Recipient: Jean Benvenuto. #2525 “In Reply”
Top Artist Under 40, in memory of Alex Divaris by Generation MOCA
Award Recipient: Jamela Breland. #3027/28 “Miss Debbie”
Judge's Choice Award (2)
Award Recipient 1: Shanti Yard. #2827/28 “Maple Burl Vase with Silver Inlay and Quartz top”
Award Recipient 2: Micah Mullen #3109 “Car Wreck”
Best Glass Art Sculpture
Award Recipient: Heather New #2806 “Mermaid Sculpture”
Standards of Excellence Award
Award Recipient: YanFang Inlow #2916 “Hummingbird”
Award of Merit (2)
Award Recipient 1: Nickolai Walko #3030 “Perch”
Award Recipient 2: Joyce Slate #2824 “Micro Mosaic – Peace Dove”
Sand Dollar Award (8)
Award Recipient 1: Ashley Sauder Miller #3116 “Floral No. 117/118”
Award Recipient 2: Greg Thomas-Moore #2606 “14 Drawer Cabinet – Mappa Burl, African Mahogany”
Award Recipient 3: Jason McLeod #3114 “Time Traveler Shamanic Mask”
Award Recipient 4: Blake Gore #2416 “Old Mill”
Award Recipient 5: Amy and Jeff Dallas. #3010 “As Above, So Below”
Award Recipient 6: Raydel Blanco Valdes #3015/16 “Ire Susu”
Award Recipient 7: Vladimir Vitkovsky #2403 “Concert/Bravo"
Award Recipient 8: Jeffrey Diener #2621 “Pungo Moon”
Image Credit: Jeremy Bates
Many thanks to our amazing sponsors for supporting the 65th Virginia MOCA Boardwalk Art Show!
CITY OF VIRGINIA BEACH
KAUFMAN & CANOLES
POOLE BROOKE PLUMLEE PC
The Art Institute of Virginia Beach
The Franklin Johnston Group
The Katsias Company
The Shamin Group
Venture Realty Group
Wall Einhorn & Chernitzer
21st Street Gallery
VIP BEACH CLUB SPONSORS:
Interested in helping fund the Boardwalk Art Show and getting your name in front of hundreds of thousands? Check out our sponsors page FOR MORE DETAILS.
FOR MORE INFORMATION
Please contact Kerry O’Donnell, Boardwalk Art Show Director, at Kerry@VirginiaMOCA.org or call 757-425-0000 ext. 319.
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