LCAAC member artist Reini Friebertshauser recently won first place honors in the 46th Annual Juried Art Exhibit at Valley Art Center in Chagrin Falls, Ohio. The winning piece was a large bowl, turned on a lathe from the root ball of an old fallen walnut tree. The 20 inch diameter piece was further embellished with hand-carved patterns and pyrographic textures, and included embedded stones and roots. Of the 375 entries from 5 states, a jury of three art professionals selected 68 works by 57 artists to represent in the show.The opening was attended by more than 3000 people. Reini's work can be seen at www.rfriebo.com and at the Old Shell Gallery.
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