Like most within the art world, the Cypress Art League has begun to re-emerge as the global pandemic slowly moves to the rear-view mirror, and judging by the turnout for their fall show, Cypress officials said Sunday they are “very excited” about the future.

Citizens turned out throughout the afternoon Sunday to see more than 200 entries entered by local artists in the group’s Fall Show.

“Spring is usually our biggest show,” said Cypress Art League President Pat Edep, “but we are very encouraged by the results of our fall showcase.”

In a brief interview Sunday, Edep said while the group was projecting more than 100 entries, contributing artists actually entered more than 200 for the fall show.

Bob Meyer, Vice President enjoyed viewing the artwork on display, especially the Sylvia Lippe Best of Show Award sponsored every Autumn by the Event News and won this year by Jason Li for his watercolor “ Floating Leaves”.

“The CAL Show was very successful with 204 entries. Thanks to the City of Cypress we are able to return to return to regular meetings and activities as we have prior to the Pandemic,” said.Edep.

The artwork will be on exhibit until Oct. 18, she added.

Judges picked a colorful blend of water and rocks entitled “Floating Leaves” by artist Shanji Li as “Best of Show.” Here are the other winners from the Cypress Art League’s annual Fall Art Show.
• Best Depiction of Orange County – Alexandra Sullivan
• Judges Award – Renee Stewart
• Diamond International Award #1- John Harper
• Diamond International Award #2 – Jean McAlister
• Frame Maker Special Award – Chen-Wei Lyu
• Print ‘N Copy Center Award- Mary McGlasson
• Bake and Broil Gift Card – Bienvenido Sibug
• Uptown Long Beach Lions Club Award – Lerinda Smith
• Cary Hairabedian Award #1 – Alice Siosan
• Cary Hairabedian Award #2 – Girish P. Kelkar
• Reflections Salon Award – Sharron Roll
• Art Supply Warehouse Award #1- Kellie Dickinson
• Art Supply Warehouse #2 – Kellie Dickinson
• Art Supply Warehouse #3 -Robert Meyer
• Dominic’s Ristorante Gift Card – Susan Tierney
• Tim and inda Keenan Award – Irene Williams
• Roethel Family Trust Award – Alexandra Sullivan
• Leon Picture Framing Gift Certificate – Hedi Roethel
• Leon Picture Framing Gift Certificate – Bonnie Lay


1st-Pat Edep
2nd-Tony Podue
3rd-Pat Edep
HM – Robert Meyer
1st-Joan Boryta
2nd-Shunji Li
3rd-Carrol Wolf
HM – Hedi Roethel


1st-Pat Edep
2nd-Ron Schrantz
3rd-Chen Wei Lyu
HM – Mary McGlasson


1ST-Alice Slosan
2nd-Ben Ellerman
3rd-Edie Rosenfield
HM – Robert Meyer


1st-Ronald Escalona
2nd-Elizabeth Gonzales
3rd-Karen Jackson
HM – Karen Jackson


1st-Devan Patel
2nd-David Rucker
3rd-Ronald Escalona
HM – Robert Ball


1st-Kelllie Dickinson
2nd-Maaria Elena Guerrero
3rd-Pricilla Vincent
HM-Kellie Dickinson

1st-Alice Sloan
2nd-Alice Sloan
3rd-Kathleen Smalley
HM-Kathleen Smalley
1st-Sharon Roll