Tesh Parekh, Professional Artist and owner of IWP Photography took home best of the show for his 13 X 19 Watercolor named “Concert at North Hills”, and the Quick Paint Contest with his 18 X 24 oil painting named “Farmers Market at North Hills”.
Tesh created both of these winning paintings on location at the Festival in North Hills. Tesh Parekh has been painting with watercolor and oils for the last few years in Raleigh. Previously, he won the 3rd place prize for his watercolor named “Parrot Store” in the Kinston CCA 2010 Paint Out held earlier this year in Kinston, NC.
Tesh Parekh can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org, or 919.622.5399. Tesh is a live wedding and event artist- his portfolio is online at: www.raleighweddingpainter.com. He accepts commissions and his artwork can be purchased from Tesh’s website www.teshparekh.com
About North Hills 2nd Annual Plein Auction and Art Festival
The Festival, in its 2nd year was held at North Hills Mall on June 19-20th. It is centered around a silent auction of paintings in the competition. Completed work by artists is judged and held up for auction throughout the weekend. Other artisan vendors have booths set up displaying and selling their work. The festival includes food and beverages, live music, arts and crafts, and face paintings.
About Tesh Parekh
Tesh Parekh is an accomplished artist and photographer across North Carolina. He and his wife, Mica, operate IWP Photography. The firm specializes in Weddings and Event, Corporate, Commercial, and Food Photography. Also, they are only one of a few in the nation that specialize in Live Wedding and Event Paintings. For additional information, please go to www.iwpphotography.com or call 919.270.2510.