Lori Beringer Wins Door Prize for Portraiture

“Born to the Best” by Lori Beringer won the Best of Show Award in the Door Prize for Portraiture exhibit.

“The Door Prize for Portraiture” exhibit is on display at the Chez Cheryl Hillside Art Space in Baileys Harbor. “Born to the Best” by Lori Beringer of Plymouth was selected by Tom Lidtke, director of the Museum of Wisconsin Art in West Bend as this year’s recipient of the Door Prize for Portraiture “Best of Show” award. The prize was sponsored by the Kewaunee Academy of Fine Art in Algoma.

Beringer is a frequent participant in plein air painting festivals throughout the Midwest. She has taught at the Peninsula School of Art and Kewaunee Academy of Fine Art. She is represented by Fine Line Gallery in Ephraim.

An “Honorable Mention” award was presented to Rick Risch of Fish Creek for his painting of a young African-American portrayed in a rural setting. Another was presented to Suzanne Rose of Kohlberg for her large black and white format digital inkjet photograph entitled “Delilah At Nine.” The exhibition organizers Cheryl Stidwell Parker and Stephen Lavell sponsored “Honorable Mention” awards.

This second annual invitational exhibition features the work of 18 notable and emerging regional artists. Visitation hours are 12 – 4 pm on Fridays, Saturdays and Mondays. The exhibit will close on July 30.