The August issue of Revue Magazine of Grand Rapids has a feature story on the Ottawa Shores Plein Air Group. Gallery Uptown members who paint with this group are Lynne Boezaart, Ann Trowbridge, Nancy MacLachlan, and Deb Bowen.
There also is a plein air summer-long exhibit at the Tri-Cities Historical Museum.
Deborah Bowen has also been accepted into two shows: MI Arts: All Michigan All Media Visual Arts Competition (August 25-November 4, Holland Arts Council) and the Muskegon Museum of Art 89th Regional Exhibition (September 28-November 8).
Brad Patterson thus far in 2017 has won:
St. Charles Fine Art Fair, Purchase Award (St. Charles, IL)
Promenade of Art, Outstanding Achievement (Arlington Heights, IL)
Grand Haven Art Festival, People’s Choice (Grand Haven, Michigan)