ARTIST OF THE YEAR

The show print began in 1984 to commemorate the 5th anniversary of the show. It began as a black and white print and a limited number of signed and numbered prints were given out to show visitors each year. Beginning with the 2000 print, they are in full color and have become much sought after. Prints are now given to all visitors of the show both days and the Preview Night Gala.

The exhibitor selected to create the show print is the show’s Artist of the Year. For 2017, the exhibitor is Grover Canwell of Salisbury, MD.

The show print is sponsored by W. F. Booth, Inc. of Kilmarnock. The original paintings are given to the White Stone Volunteer Fire Department and hang in their firehouse during the year. 

Copies of some of the former show prints are available for sale. Black and white prints are $15.00 and color prints are $25.00

The Artists of the Year are:

1984
1985
1986
1987
1988
1989
1990
1991
1992
1993
1994
1995
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017

Bill Bolin
Dianne Higgason
Dale Totty
Robert Clontz
Judy Moos Welton    
Art LaMay
William Redd Taylor
Jean Carter
Alice Taylor
Jim Wilson
Paul Fisher
John Obolewicz
Louis Frisino
Ned Ewell
John Shaw
Bill Bolin
“Spike” Knuth
Kevin Snelling
Raymond Bell
Bradley Jackson
Art LaMay
Cary Savage-Ingram
Ed Hatch
Jane Partin
Sharon Shacochis
Ned Ewell
Diane Jackson
Dan Williams
Tim Donovan
Ann Holloway
John Obolewicz
Nancy Richards West
W. Robert Tolley
Grover Cantwell

Buffleheads
Wood Ducks
Goldeneyes
Pintail decoy
Canada Geese
Buffleheads
Canvasbacks
Blue Wing Teal
Lab Puppy
Loons
Bufflehead decoy
Canada Geese
Mallards
Brant
Lab Puppy with Decoy
Redheads
Old Squaw
Wood Ducks
Snow Geese
Green Wing Teal
Widgeon
Canada Goose
Great Blue Heron
Labrador Retrievers
Smith Point Light w/ Buffleheads
Marsh with Great Blue Heron
Workboats With Geese
Bluebird
Black Ducks
Buffleheads
Decoys
Ruddy Duck
Great Blue Heron w/ Canada Geese
Salisbury, MD