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TAP Gallery Winner: Ron Weathers

We want to give congratulations to the most recent TAP Gallery Themed Show winner: Ron Weathers!

The theme of this exhibition was: Boats

Watercolor painting: "Julie II" by Ron Weathers
"Julie II" by Ron Weathers

About the Artwork

Title: "Julie II"

Media: Watercolor

Artist Statement

"I painted this painting from a photo I took in Darien , GA. It’s near St. Simons Island. It’s a great little coastal town on the Altamaha River with nice fleet of shrimp boats."

A reminder to our members

Each month, we hold a new themed contest in the TAP Gallery. All CCAL members are invited to participate. A monthly Best in Show will be selected and awarded a ribbon. Happy creating!

Jan 17 - Feb 21

  • The Artists Place (TAP) Gallery theme: Boat

Feb 21 - Mar 21

  • The Artists Place (TAP) Gallery theme: Lake Scenes

Mar 21 - Apr 18

  • The Artists Place (TAP) Gallery theme: Coastal Marshes

About the Artist

Photo of the artist: Ron Weathers

Ron Weathers

The inspiration for my artwork comes from my surroundings and my travels. There is an abundance of painting references in nature, in rural and urban areas. I enjoy capturing the essence of marshes of the low country, the street scenes of bustling cities, the serenity of old barns of the country sides, and the manmade structures of boats and architecture. I can be found in my studio painting from photo reference or in the outdoors painting “En Plein Air”. I find that my expression in my artwork is somewhere in-between abstraction and realism, more like impressionism.

My art becomes a visual record of “my life”. It is my hope that as my art tells the story of “my life”, that it will much more importantly, point to the One who gives “my life” meaning.... the One who is the great creator, the maker of beauty and life, the ultimate artist, the One who gives our life value.

You can see more of Ron's work and make purchases on his website at and you can reach Ron by clicking HERE.


The Artists Place (TAP) Gallery Host:

The Artist Place Gallery, established in 2001, is located in the lobby of Crooked Creek Park and can be viewed during normal hours of park operations.

The rotating exhibit of fine art showcases a wide variety of mediums including oil, acrylic, watercolor, photography and 3D. Originals and prints can be discovered here with new displays each month. Work is hung on the wall on both sides of the lobby as well as exhibited in the large cabinet on the right as you enter. Each piece of art is labeled with artist contact information.

For more on this and all our other galleries, click HERE.


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