RAINBOW – Jack, Marilee and Natasha Ragland participated in the Super Pet Portrait Contest June 30 at the San Diego County Fair, the first of its kind. Jack won a second place for his painting of their feral cat “Chehalis” in Mixed Media category.
In the drawing/pastel category, Marilee won third place for her drawing of “Memos,” their very first family dog that they got from the Avon lady, a sheep dog and basset combination. Natasha painted her cat “Giuseppi Francheska,” who is always keeping her company in the studio.
Jack’s painting of the “Rooster” was selected by the San Diego Museum of Art for a theme for the Floral Designers’ Competition, the first of its kind at the fair in Del Mar. It is usually done from a master painting at the museum.
Natasha won the People’s Choice Award June 30 for her painting of “Folklorico in River Village” while Jack won first place for his "Balboa Reflections at Sunset."
Submitted by Natasha Ragland.