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

Warm up for the Festival with Winterfest 2023!

Two days of virtual spinning, knitting, and felting classes on January 28 and 29.

Registration opens November 19.

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A preview of our in-person classes for 2023 has been posted at sheepandwool.org/2022-festival/fiber-arts-workshops/. Full class information will be posted once we work out a few more details. Registration will open on February 12. #mdsw #mdsw2023 #celebrating50years #fiberartseminars #yarnlove #dyeing #felting #fiberprep #colortheory #spinning #handspinning #knitting ... See MoreSee Less
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Thank you to our wonderful instructors - Maggie Casey. Jillian Moreno, Esther Rodgers, Kira Dulaney, Alasdair Post-Quinn, and Kristen Walsh - for teaching virtually for our second annual Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival Winterfest. Thank you, too, Angela Muller, for your fabulous and informative lecture. And a resounding thank you to all the participants (and class assistants) that made Winterfest a success!See you at the live 50th annual Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival on May 6 & 7. The class listings for that should be posted in the next week or so. Registration will open on February 12. ... See MoreSee Less
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Be sure to visit the Maryland Make it with Wool booth in the Main Exhibition Annex at the Festival this year...I hear that in honor of the 50th annual festival, they are planning a display of 50 outfits from past competitions!We are cheering on Jessica - our Maryland Make it with Wool Junior Champion - as she competes in the National Make It With Wool Contest in Fort Worth, Texas! #marylandmakeitwithwool #nationalmakeitwithwool ... See MoreSee Less
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