Spring Show 2004

Our Spring Show was only for two days this year, Friday and Saturday, but it was a spectacular success regardless. The show was at the First Congregational Church of Reading.

Before we get to the photographs, here are the award winners:

The Best of Show award went to:

Artist Title Medium
Carolyn Latanision Dueling Phones Watercolor

The popular award went to:

Artist Title Medium
Joyce Wood Haymarket Watercolor

The other awards were given this year grouped by media. There was a First, Second, and Third prize given in each medium. Here are the results:

Award Artist Title
Oil 1st Prize Judith Greulich Studio Clutter
Oil 2nd Prize Bruce Welsh Untitled #1
Oil 3rd Prize Susan Manning O'Briant Cantalope and Grapes

Award Artist Title
Watercolor 1st Prize Tom Sutherland Carol
Watercolor 2nd Prize Nancy Sirchis Iris Fantasy
Watercolor 3rd Prize Don Doyle Haverhill St.

Award Artist Title
Acrylic 1st Prize David Mitchell Isetta 300
Acrylic 2nd Prize W. Marty Marshall Hazy
Acrylic 3rd Prize Brian Kimerer Front Beach, Rockport MA

Award Artist Title
Photograpy 1st Prize Robert Pyle Church Study, Ranchos de Taos, NM
Photograpy 2nd Prize Barrett Bacall Untitled
Photograpy 3rd Prize William McLaughlin Coon Cat

Award Artist Title
Mixed Media 1st Prize Ruth Wierenga Still Life with Tomato
Mixed Media 2nd Prize Jane Crane Garden Flowers
Mixed Media 3rd Prize Ingeborg Burggraf Pressed Flowers

Award Artist Title
Award for Excellence Lynne Cassinari Early Spring
Award for Excellence Ginger Greenblatt Pickup Game
Award for Excellence Fred Peters Ft. Myers Beach Boatyard
Award for Excellence Edward Rice September Still Life
Award for Excellence Maryellen Stone Pure White

Now, on to the photographs. These images are small for faster loading of the web page. To view any of the images in a larger format, click on the image. Then use the Back button on your browser to come back to this page.

Here are the first place award winners.

The stage was set with lots of flowers and a musical theme.

The crowd enjoys the art work and floral arrangements.

And, of course, Lucinda provided the music at the reception on Friday evening.

The judges for the show were Oliver Balf, Susan Kelley, and Ellen Rolli.

Oliver Balf

Oliver Balf received his education at the Tyler School of Fine Arts, and in NYC at Art Students League, Hans Hoffman School and New School. He is a member of the Founding Faculty Montserrat College of Art, and retired from a career in design/illustration for book publishers and Parker Brothers. Ollie's award winning paintings have been featured in countless exhibitions and was represented by the Judi Rotenberg Gallery, Boston. He is a member of the Rockport and North Shore Art Associations.

Susan Kelley

Susan Kelley is an award winning artist who creates beautiful paintings in oil, pastel, and charcoal. She is an artist member of the Rockport, North Shore, and Cape Cod Art Associations. In addition to studying art education at Framingham State College, she has studied with Master Painter Robert Cormier at the R.H. Ives Gammell School and with David Curtis.

Ellen Rolli

Ellen Rolli, a graduate of Masachusetts College of Art, had a career as an art teacher and then commercial art director before turning her focus to fine art. Ellen's paintings, which are characterized by expressive brushwork and saturated color, have received many awards. Her professional memberships include the North Shore Art Association and the Newburyport Art Association.

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