Island artist Leslie Baker received first place at the fall members show at the Copley Society of Art in Boston for her oil painting Fall Birch 1. With the award, Ms. Baker’s status in the Society has been elevated to that of Copley Master. The exhibition will run from Sept. 12 to Oct. 31.

The Copley is the oldest nonprofit art society in the U.S., founded in 1879, with over 500 members.

Ms. Baker is represented on Martha’s Vineyard by the Shaw Cramer Gallery.