Local Artist Wins Best In Show Award

Wellington Art Society member Roehl Acosta has been awarded Best in Show for his sculpture Florida Wave at the sixth annual Art of Association exhibit at the Lighthouse Art Center & Gallery in Tequesta. The award was presented at the opening reception on June 16. In addition to being an accomplished sculptor, Roehl teaches drawing and painting at a local studio.

Eleven additional artists from the Wellington Art Society are showing 18 paintings and stained glass pieces at the Art of Association exhibit.

The show features more than 100 talented artists from 16 art associations in Palm Beach and Martin counties. There will be two additional receptions for this exhibit on Thursdays, July 21 and Aug. 11 from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

The Wellington Art Society is a nonprofit charitable organization in its 35th year. It is open to artists of all mediums and patrons of the arts, allowing both local and regional artists to display their artwork in local galleries, interact with other artists and serve the community through. their art.

For more information, visit www.wellingtonartsociety.org.

ABOVE: Artist Roehl Acosta with his award.