Spring Show 2009

The Spring Show was a good one. We had plenty of good art to look at and appreciate. The show was held on May 1st, 2nd, and 3rd.

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

Special Recognition Award
A Special Recognition Award was given to Grace Cherwek and Evelyn Knox for the stage setting, which they called "Monet's Garden". You can see a photo of the stage below.

The Best of Show award went to:

Artist Title Medium
Tom Sutherland The Dishwasher Watercolor

The popular award went to:

Artist Title Medium
Jennifer Barbati Lion Oil

Award Artist Title
Oil 1st Prize Donald Doyle Ariel
Oil 2nd Prize Jeannette Corbett Lavender Fields of Provence
Oil 3rd Prize Susan Manning O'Briant Mark's Faithful Friend

Award Artist Title
Watercolor 1st Prize Ken Kellar Relaxing
Watercolor 2nd Prize Susan DeTeso Fenway's First Spring
Watercolor 3rd Prize Janice White Fog Over Florence

Award Artist Title
Acrylic 1st Prize W. Marty Marshall Bottleneck
Acrylic 2nd Prize Jane Robinson Tranquility
Acrylic 3rd Prize Fran Nola Spring Clouds

Award Artist Title
Photography 1st Prize Christina Ferrin Kalmus Beach Hyannis
Photography 2nd Prize Nancy B. Stewart Abstract Applause
Photography 3rd Prize Mary Ellen Stone Just Ducky

Award Artist Title
Mixed Media 1st Prize Ruth Wierenga The White Coffee Pot
Mixed Media 2nd Prize Anthony Abate Panzy
Mixed Media 3rd Prize Ginger Greenblatt Dayna

Award Artist Title
Honorable Mention Linda Talanian Flower Stand (mixed)
Honorable Mention Luke Volpe October Afternoon (watercolor)
Honorable Mention Florence Como A Favorite Italian Pastime (watercolor)
Honorable Mention Tom Sutherland Caf´┐Ż D'Angers (oil)
Honorable Mention Nancy B. Stewart Morning Silhouette (photo)
Honorable Mention Joanne DiFronzo Girl with Orange Bucket (oil)

Daniel Sheldon was the lucky winner of Jeannette Corbett's beautiful painting. Thank you, Jeannette, for your generous gift.

Here are the photos of the event in case you could not make it there in person. To see a larger version of a photo, just click on it and then use the Back button on your browser to come back to this page.

The stage setting was an impressive rendition of Claude Monet's Gardens and house.
Click on either side of the image to see a larger version of the image.

There were other flower arrangements around the room as well.


Flowers Flowers
Flowers Flowers

We had the Small Treasures sale again this year.

Treasures Treasures

We also had lots of people viewing the art.


Crowd Crowd

Lucinda was joined by Dan to provide music.


Here are the bios of the judges

Suzanne Brailey

Suzanne Brailey, Gloucester, paints mainly in watercolors and pastels. She studied fashion and graphic design, so she tends to create vignettes of everyday life with people in settings. She has won numerous awards, and is a member of the Rockport Art Association, Copley Society and Academic Artists, and the New England Watercolor Society.

John Fleming

John Fleming, Rockport, worked for years as a commercial artist, illustrator, and jewelry designer, and currently teaches at the Rockport Art Association, along with a career in sculpture, graphic artist, and painter. John is a member of the North Shore Art Association, and the Rockport Art Association. He has won numerous awards for his welded figure sculptures and graphics depicting Cape Ann.

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