Two lifetimes of art |

Two lifetimes of art

Jim Grant / Tahoe Daily TribuneThe Tahoe Art League presented Lois Wooldridge with a lifetime membership for her contribution of time, talent and energy to benefit the arts.

The Tahoe Art League recently awarded two of its members lifetime memberships.

Longtime Christmas Valley artist Lois Wooldridge earned a lifetime membership for her extensive contribution of time and energy to benefit the arts over the past 17 years. She has served as vice president, secretary, newsletter editor and outdoor shows chairwoman. Wooldridge has been a mentor for emerging artists, worked on numerous art league projects and activities, and always has been there to assist older artists. She is an inspiration to all artists with her constant flow of creativity and her discipline to make time for her life’s ambition ” painting.

Vern Lee has been actively involved in the Tahoe Art League since 1995, serving as president in 1998 and 2001. He always has been eager to help and has participated readily in many projects. Over the years, Lee has worn many hats, including carpenter, auctioneer, family man, artist, entertainer, cowboy poet and artist. He is famous for starting the meetings with the pledge of allegiance, for reciting his “art” poems and for his “Rock Santas” at the holiday party. Lee has been generous with his time, enthusiasm and his contagious love of learning and art.

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