February 16, 2009 - Pat Aube Gray in Blairsville, Georgia
The "Celebrate the Lake " Tour of Homes Committee in Blairsville, Georgia has announced the winner of the logo contest, local artist Pat Aube Gray. Pat is a well known, award winning artist, writer and business leader in Union County. She is the owner and resident artist of the Carriage House Art Center located at 29 Highway 515 in Blairsville, Georgia.
Lake Nottely Tour of Homes committee member Lynn Varian says, "We were thrilled with Pat's submission. The colorful and fun watercolor painting has really captured our vision. She has included Lake Nottely, a patriotic theme, and lovely homes. We will use it on all of our print and digital advertising to showcase the tour, the sponsors, and Pat's talent."
Mrs. Gray is a self-taught realist who excels in watercolors, oils, pastels, and other media.
She is a renowned painter of portraits, figuratives, landscapes, and still life and enjoys plein-aire painting. Her emphasis on light, form, and clarity of concept has made her one of the most sought after teachers in the Southeast. Pat maintains a teaching studio at the art center where she offers an extensive array of classes and workshops.