Editor’s Choice award for the 9th Annual Plein Air & More Arts Festival held June 23, 24 & 25th throughout Cannon Beach was sculptor Tolley Marney.
Editor of the prestigious Southwest Art Magazine , Kaline Carter said that he wished he could give another award because Marney’s life partner , the painter Cristina Acosta was of merit for technique and vision in her paintings influenced by her Zuni & Old Spanish family heritage.
Both sculptor Marney & painter Acosta will be at the gallery July 10th & 11th working outside creating new works and talking technique at NW By NW GALLERY in Cannon Beach.
The gallery is celebrating its 30th year and is known for representing Christopher Burkett fine art photographer & bronze sculptor & public artist Georgia Gerber
Equine sculptor Tolley Marney’s work is created using a traditional blacksmithing forge. He uses reclaimed wood. This work is titled “The Knight”. He has had an exhibition at the Palm Springs Museum.
— The Knight (by Tolley Marney: 24″ long x 19″ tall x 10″ wide