TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — Lance Hunter, a Northeastern State University professor of art, received the Best of Show Award in the Pittsburgh Watercolor Society’s 70th Annual International Exhibition, Aqueous Open 2016.
Hunter received the prestigious award for his painting “A Will to Play II” that was included in the Oct. 1-22 exhibition. The painting is featured on the watercolor society’s website as the cover of the 2016 exhibition catalog.
Hunter also received the Creative Catalyst Award in the New England Watercolor Society’s 2016 North American Open Show. The NEWS exhibition was in Gloucester, Mass., from Sept. 25 through Oct. 29.
“These distinguished awards have become normal recognitions for Professor Hunter’s work,” said Dr. Phil Bridgmon, dean…