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Mary Weatherford receives Artists' Legacy Foundation Artist Award
Mary Weatherford receives Artists' Legacy Foundation Artist Award

Ojai-born, Los Angeles-based painter Mary Weatherford has won the Artists' Legacy Foundation 2014 Artist Award and will receive a $25,000 cash prize. This is the eighth annual Artist Award given by the foundation, started in 2000 by painter Squeak Carnwath, community advocate Gary Knecht and sculptor Viola Frey. The foundation will celebrate Weatherford at a private ceremony Nov. 2 in Oakland. The goal of the organization is to encourage the work of painters and sculptors and to protect the legacies of deceased artists. A bequest left by Frey after her death in 2004 launched the group's award, first given to sculptor Kathy Butterly in 2007. ...

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