2019 Fine Art Jurors
Christy Broy, a Virginia native, holds the position of Artist Liaison & Program Manager for the Shenandoah Arts Council. Broy earned her degree in Fine Art and Art History from The University of Virginia and studied film for several years while living in NYC. She has enjoyed developing and teaching children’s art camps and writing critical essays on film and art for several online publications. Working primarily with paint and found objects, she can be found creating something almost daily in her home studio in Winchester, Virginia.
Elaine Valletta, retired Waterford Fair Demonstrating Artisan and woodcarver, studied art at Boston University and later graduated from Syracuse University with a BFA in Education degree. She and husband Frank and enjoyed wood carving as a business for 30 years. Before retiring 2 years ago they exhibited their wooden animal toys the Waterford Fair for several years.
Corwyn Garman, is the Director of Exhibitions with the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley. Since he began his career with the MSV in 2004, Garman has focused most of his efforts toward fostering the Museum’s role as regional center for arts and culture. Through the years, he has logged thousands of miles traveling the Valley and beyond to bring stories and treasures from the Valley’s artisans and people to the MSV galleries.
Sarah Cho is currently a Curatorial Assistant in American Paintings and Sculpture & Decorative Arts at the Baltimore Museum of Art. She has previously worked at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Princeton University Art Museum, and the New York Artists Equity Association. She is particularly interested in supporting historically underrepresented artists, as well as rising early to mid-career artists, and is excited by the work produced by the artists submitted for the 75th Waterford Fair.