High honors for two

Two Woodstock artists of very different backgrounds and aesthetics get major honors in our nation’s capital this season.

On Tuesday, October 18, Mercedes Cecilia, a longtime Woodstock Artists Association and Museum member and celebrated local arts teacher, will be the focus of an artist’s reception at the Peruvian Embassy in Washington, D.C. for her month-long show of abstracts, landscapes and illustrations from her recent book, Kusikiy, A Child from Taquile.

The works Cecilia will be showing includes a series of nine large abstract paintings, entitled Paqariy, that she has described as a microscopic mirror of her . . .

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