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We promote the arts in the lower Susquehanna River Valley and organize Lancaster County's premier outdoor painting event, River Towns Plein Air held in April of each year.

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Congratulations RTPA 2023 Juried Artists!

Lissa Abrams, Sarah Baptist, Beth Bathe, Edward Bell, Jerry Brown, Kelly Charlesworth, Henry Coe, Carol Cowie, Freeman Dodsworth, Lina Ferrara, Nancy Fine, Tarryl Gabel,   Paul Gallo, Kristin Hill, Marita Hines, Fred Jackson, Cheryl Kugler, Jim Laurino, Debra Moffitt, Elizabeth Patton, Julie Riker, Kerry Sacco, Elena Shackleton, John Slivjak, Russell Slocum, Radhika Srinivas, Karen Weber, Steve Wetzel, Valentina Yannotti, Alyssa Zevallos

RTPA 2023 Award Winners

Congratulations to our River Towns Plein Air 2023 award winners as follows:

1st Place
Paul Gallo
"Brunner Island at Night"


3rd Place
Kristin Hill
"Fog in the Park"

2nd Place
Karen Weber
"Trees at Chiques Confluence"

4th Place
Beth Bathe
"Marietta Rooftops"

Honorable Mentions
  Radhika Srinivas - "The Restaurant at Railroad House"
  Carol Cowie - "Waltz in the Mist"
  Tarryl Gabel - "Twilight - Susquehanna River"
  John Slivjak - "Approaching Storm"
  Steve Wetzel - "From the Breezy View"

1st Place Open
  Cathy Cole - "Meyers Machine Tool Corporation"

2nd Place Open
  Sharon Barley - "Cherry Blossoms of Marietta"

3rd Place Open
  Matt Fenton - "Railroad Bridge at Waterfront Park"

Best Columbia Scene
  Fred Jackson - "Columbia Crossing"

Best Scene from John Wright Restaurant
  Henry Coe - "Arches"


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