In October 2017, Masterworks for Nature was presented with the Cincinnati Nature Center's "Wood Thrush Award," in recognition of their efforts to raise awareness and funds for conservation oriented organizations in our region. Masterworks for Nature is a group of friends in southwest Ohio whose artwork focuses on nature and they have used it to help raise millions for conservation. They held a special exhibition in the CNC's Conservation Center to honor the occaission.
L-R (top) Devere Burt (SAA assoc.), John Agnew (SAA), Gary Denzler, Chris Rowlands, Christopher Walden (AFC). (bottom) Ann Geise (SAA), Debbie Lentz (SAA assoc.), John A. Ruthven (SAA), Margi Hopkins (SAA assoc.),Mary Louise Holt (AFC). Missing: Linda Bittner, Nancy Fourman, Christine Knapp (SAA), Brett Harper