2016 Catalog Cover Art Competition Winner

Maria Victoria Savka, Pittsford NY

A local of upstate New York, Maria Victoria Savka is currently earning her BFA in Fine Arts and Illustration at Rochester Institute of Technology. She enjoys dabbling in watercolor, creating simple intricacies in her artwork, and a strawberry malt shake in a good hammock. She has recently been part of the Student International Print Show in El Minia, Egypt and the Torpedo Factory’s ‘Printed Matter’ show at the Target Gallery.  www.mariavictoriasavka.com

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Maria Victoria Savka

2016 Honorable Mention

Honorable Mention - Mary Jeanne Coles

 

Mary Jeanne Coles, Union Bridge MD

Watercolor

 

 

 

Honorable Mention - Nathan Loda

 

 

Nathan Loda, Vienna VA

Oil

 

 

 Honrable Mention - Jamison Odone

 

Jamison Odone, LaVale MD

Fountain pen and digital

 

 

 

Honorable Mention - Debbie Lynn Zwiebach

 

 

Debbie Lynn Zwiebach, Pasadena MD

Pen and ink with Sakura Gelly Roll pens

2022 Catalog Cover Artist

Susan Due Pearcy has lived in the Agricultural Reserve in Barnesville, Maryland for 27 years and enjoys having sheep grazing next door and fibre artist friends nearby. She is continually inspired in her art and life by the natural beauty of her surroundings and works plein air in oil and pastel and creates her printmaking in Sugarloaf Studio behind her home...

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If you didn't brave the weather to come to last week's festival, but still want a festival t-shirt, you're in luck. Our online store at is being restocked with 2022 merchandise and should be ready by Monday, May 16, 2022 (they just need a little time to unpack the boxes that came back from the festival and see what's what). If memory serves, they will have two colors of short sleeve tees, a long sleeve tee, hats, aprons, fleece vests, sling bags and cinch sack/backpacks. Sorry, the large canvas tote bags are all gone.The online store is at www.sheepman.com/product-category/maryland-sheep-wool-festival-online/. You can also purchase these items in person at the Ceresville New Holland, Inc./Sheepman Supply Co. showroom in Frederick, Maryland. #mdsw2022 #festivalgear ... See MoreSee Less
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If you or anyone else receives an email claiming to be able to sell you a list of attendees of the Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival, please ignore it as IT IS A SCAM. It has come to our attention that companies are emailing some of the Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival’s exhibitors and attendees, claiming to offer our attendee email list. This is a common occurrence with large conferences and trade shows in recent years.It is our policy to NEVER sell, rent, or share attendee contact information. No company is authorized to distribute or sell any email lists of Festival attendees. The Festival is not providing this list nor generating these messages. How did they get your email? Software programs can crawl websites in search of email addresses that are listed on them (identifiable by the @ sign).If you receive an email offering to sell you a list of Festival attendees, do not respond to it. By responding—even with a request to unsubscribe—you confirm that your email address is a valid one, which may increase the likelihood that you’ll be contacted again. ... See MoreSee Less
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This little lost lamb kid's mitten was turned in to the Lost & Found and would like to find it's mate. There is also a handmade shawlette someone might be missing, along with the usual random assortment of items -- reading glasses, etc. -- and, no surprise, a folding umbrella and a pair of rubber boots. Message me or email if any of these sound like they might belong to you, or if there is something else you would like me to check for. #mdsw2022 #lostandfound ... See MoreSee Less
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