River Road Show

52nd Annual

River Road Show

A National Juried Art Competition


August 3 – September 29, 2022

Exhibited at the
Louisiana State Archives Gallery
3851 Essen Lane Baton Rouge, LA
Open Mon – Fri, 8 am – 4:30 pm
Gallery is free and open to the public

front view of Louisiana State Archives building

Juror of Selection & Awards

Frank Eber, AWS, NWS, TWSA

Frank is an award winning artist and signature member of the American Impressionist Society, National Watercolor Society, Transparent Watercolor Society of America, and Watercolor West, as well as a member of the prestigious California Club. Frank is an accomplished oil painter as well as a watercolor artist.

Growing up in Europe, Frank was mentored by the Italian master painter Renato Casaro in 1994 and 1995. He worked as an illustrator and a commissioned portrait artist in the 1980’s and 90’s. Frank has traveled the world seeking and finding prime plein air painting locations in such places as southern France, Italy, the Netherlands, Austria, Switzerland, the Czech Republic, and Germany. See Frank’s oils and watercolor artwork at www.frankeber.com

This year 98 artists entered 312 works of art in the 52nd Annual National River Road Show. Twenty-one of these artists are from outside the state of Louisiana. The juror, Frank Eber, selected 70 paintings, produced by artists from 11 states, exhibited in the show at the Louisiana State Archives Gallery in Baton Rouge August 3 – September 29, 2022. Frank Eber also judged the show and awarded prizes to 11 artists.

Award Winners


Carol Peebles (New Orleans, LA)

Quarantine Zen Masters (Pastel)

Quarantine Zen Masters by Carol Peebles


William Schneider (Village of Lakewood, IL)

Hopeful (Oil)

Hopeful by William Schneider


Cheri Fry (Saint Francisville, LA)

New Orleans Sidewalk (Watercolor)

New Orleans Sidewalk by Cheri Fry


  • Marilynne Bradley (Webster Grove, MO) , Dock of the Bay (Watercolor)
  • William Buck (Baton Rouge, LA) , Still Crooked (Watercolor)
  • Cheryl Caro (Geismer, LA) , Night Light (Color Pencil)
  • Judi Betts (Baton Rouge, LA) , Barn Dance (Watercolor)


  • Harold Wilke (Mandeville, LA) , Boy Scout Road – Evening (Acrylic)
  • Tracy Hebert (Port Allen, LA) , Cover Me in Sunshine (Watercolor)
  • Jane Flowers (Austin, TX) , I’ve Got My World on a String (Oil)
  • Michael Meadows (Prairieville, LA) , A Bowl of Turnips (Oil)

Accepted Artists

  • Jovann Armstrong, SD     The Art Lesson, Oil
  • Lana Bernard Toniolo, LA     Geek Squad Moment, Watercolor
  • Judi Betts, LA     Barn Dance, Watercolor
  • Carolyn Biggio, LA     Orange in the Sun, Oil
  • Monica Bishara, LA     Lake Martin-Late Afternoon, Watercolor
  • Margaret Blades, LA     Eagle Eye, Oil
  • Mark Boudreaux, LA     Grayton Beach Thunderheads from Gulf, Oil
  • Cindy Brabec-King, CO     Cherry Bomb, Watercolor
  • Marilynne Bradley, MO     Dock of the Bay, Watercolor
  • William Buck, LA     Still Crooked, Watercolor
  • Cheryl Caro, LA     Night Light, Color Pencil
  • Carol Creel, LA     Reflections in Black and White, Watercolor
  • Marylyn Daniel, LA     Neighbors, Oil
  • Peggy Delery-Pospisil, LA     French Quarter Shotgun House, Oil
  • Keith Douglas, LA     Jazz Happens, Mixed Media
  • Larry Downs, LA     Hill Side Living, Acrylic
  • Kathleen Durdin, FL     San Gimignano Urns, Watercolor
  • Emily Efferson, LA     Cajun Shrimp Boil, Watercolor
  • Betty Efferson, LA     Jack, Acrylic
  • Janice Evans, LA     Morning in Venice, Oil
  • Amy Faggard, TX     Tranquility Interrupted by Lace, Oil
  • Jane Flowers, TX     I’ve Got My World on a String, Oil
  • Cheri Fry, LA     Jasper Pasture, Oil
  • Cheri Fry, LA     New Orleans Sidewalk, Watercolor
  • Trish Gober, AL     Spring Foliage, Oil
  • Theresa Grillo Laird, FL     Gulf Islands National Seashore – Coastal Path, Oil
  • Grace Guetschow, TN     Smile, Acrylic
  • Tad Hardy, LA     Abandoned Prairie Barn, Acrylic
  • Barbara W Hayes, LA     Basking in the Morning Sun, Watercolor
  • Tracy Hebert, LA     Cover Me in Sunshine, Watercolor
  • Jim Henderson, TN     Rocky Morning, Mixed Media
  • Joe Henley, LA     Donauturm, Acrylic
  • Torie Holeman, LA     Heavy Reading, Pastel
  • Ellen Jenkins, LA     Garden District Classic, Oil
  • Tricia Kaman, OH     Pretty in Pink, Oil
  • Saheli Khastagir, LA     Roses, Acrylic
  • Donna Kilbourne, LA     First Dance, Oil
  • Michele Tabor Kimbrough, FL     Dinah – Crucian Carnival Series XX, Acrylic
  • Elayne Kuehler, LA     Tulips by the Garden Chair, Oil
  • Jackie Langlinais, LA     Bobby, Oil
  • Diego Larguia, LA     Spanish Steps – Rome, Watercolor
  • Patsy Lindamood, TX     Washed Up, Graphite
  • SuEllen Lithgoe, LA     Low Country Marsh, Oil
  • Pio Lyons, LA     Pearl River, Watercolor
  • Roger Magendie, LA     Ode on a Stained Concrete Wall, Acrylic
  • Urbin Martin, LA     Pearl, Oil
  • Tonni McCollister, LA     A Walk in the Woods, Acrylic
  • Jo McWilliams, LA     Bengal in the Bayou, Acrylic
  • Michael Meadows, LA     A Bowl of Turnips, Oil
  • Amanda Miller, LA     The Rocks, Acrylic
  • Dana Mosby, LA     Green Ford Truck, Oil
  • Claire Pasqua, LA     Hidden Doves, Oil
  • Olivia Pass, LA     Marksville Pine, Oil
  • Carol Peebles, LA     Quarantine Zen Masters, Pastel
  • Gail Postal, NY     Betty, Mixed Media
  • Patricia Ryan, LA     Glorious Opening, Watercolor
  • William Schneider, IL     Hopeful, Oil
  • Leah Schwartzman, LA     Monet’s Boats – Giverney, Watercolor
  • Arena Shawn, FL     Baby’s Breath, Oil
  • Nancy Smitherman, LA     Rippling Light, Acrylic
  • Nancy Stutes, LA     Blue Bird of Happiness, Pastel
  • Don Taylor, FL     Pizzeria Roma, Watercolor
  • Doris Truman, LA     Pink Flamingoes, Mixed Media
  • Pat Wattam, LA     Backyard Birds, Oil
  • Debora Wilbert, LA     Larry’s Carrots, Oil
  • Harold Wilke, LA     Boy Scout Road – Evening, Acrylic
  • Laure Williamson, LA     River Boat, Oil
  • Vincent Wilson, LA     Two Trees, Oil
  • Shirley Young, LA     Happy Hour with Friends, Oil
  • Bing Zheng, LA     Hometown of Snow, Watercolor