"Back Yard Morning" 16 x 20 Pastel By Willo Balfrey
"Coming Together" 16 x 20 Pastel By Willo Balfrey
Willo Balfrey has had some wonderful recognition for the last three months! After many years of entering pastel shows in different pastel societies she was presented the MARGE LEVINE AWARD FOR CREATIVE INNOVATION for her painting, "Back Yard Morning" at the Pastel Society of America's 50th Anniversary International show in New York. Upon receiving this award she also earned the coveted MASTER PASTELIST status for the Pastel Society of America. This painting is now available for purchase here at the Rimrock Gallery.
Willo received a letter from Richard McKinley, President of the International Association of Patel Societies (IAPS), stating she had received the EMINENT PASTELIST status with IAPS with the painting, "Coming Together".
Balfrey also received SECOND PLACE AWARD with the Pastel Artists of Oregon's Spirit of Pastel International Show in May, 2022 which also earned her MASTER PASTELIST with that society.