Georgette Toews relocated to the Eastern Shore after a 30 year career in the United States Air Force. Upon retiring she began exploring various artistic endeavors such as watercolor painting, pastel, and fiber art. Her hand knit scarves and shawls have been on display at Gallery 211 in Gallup, New Mexico, at Kent Island Federation of Arts (KIFA), art festivals and galleries. She has entered numerous art exhibitions in Annapolis and the Eastern Shore and won first place, second place and won numerous Honorable Mentions in Professional Art Shows including First Place in the most recent Members’ Show at RiverArts of Chestertown (2023). She was selected for the 2013 and 2016 Arts in Easton Banner Program, and was juried in to the Working Artists Forum in Easton, MD in 2012, and juried into the Working Artists Forum “Local Color” show as part of Plein Air Easton in 2011, 2016, 2018, 2019, 2022 and 2023.
Her work is inspired by the beauty of the Eastern Shore and both rural and urban landscapes.
Georgette is a member of Kent Island Federation of Arts, RiverArts of Chestertown, Easton Academy of Art, and the Working Artists’ Forum. She was Co-President of KIFA 2006 and 2007 and Vice President of Working Artists’ Forum from 2013 to 2022.