The Spring Show this year featured a return of the theme "Art and Bloom". We collaborated with the Garden Club to put together a combination of paintings and flower arrangements that echoed the shapes and colors of the paintings.
Before we get to the photographs, here are the award winners:
|Dan Sheldon||Gloucester Postcard||Mixed|
|Donald Doyle||Hunting Party at Town Hall||Watercolor|
|Maryellen Stone||Peregrine in the Mist||Photograph|
|Oil 1st Prize||Judith Greulich||Reverie|
|Oil 2nd Prize||Lynne Cassinari||Pink Begonia|
|Oil 3rd Prize||Dennis Mc Quillen||Half Moon Beach|
|Watercolor 1st Prize||Janice White||Cathedral Ledge, NH|
|Watercolor 2nd Prize||Crist Filer||Untitled|
|Watercolor 3rd Prize||Jeannette Corbett||Argentine Tango #1|
|Acrylic 1st Prize||Grace Cherwek||Morning|
|Acrylic 2nd Prize||Maureen DeSisto||NYC Street|
|Acrylic 3rd Prize||W. Marty Marshall||Scenic|
|Photography 1st Prize||Robert Pyle||Boat in Repair, LBS|
|Photography 2nd Prize||Julia Finlayson||Alencon|
|Photography 3rd Prize||Maryellen Stone||Lily|
|Mixed Media 1st Prize||Fran Nola||Salamander Abode|
|Mixed Media 2nd Prize||Donald Doyle||Brand New Schwinn|
|Mixed Media 3rd Prize||Brian Kimerer||Rockland Harbor Light|
|Award of Excellence||Leo Lambert||Autumn Feast (Wood Carving)|
|Award of Excellence||Audrey DiPillo||Homeward Bound (Watercolor)|
|Award of Excellence||Ginger Greenblatt||Gloucester , Early Light (Oil)|
The winner of the painting by Lynn Cassinari that was raffled was Charleen McGlame
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 was set up with the paintings and the floral arrangements.
Below I have posted some closeups of the arrangements and their accompanying paintings.
The paintings and the florals complement each other very well.
We had a good turnout of art lovers again this year.
We had the Small Treasures sale again, of course.
And the music was provided by Lucinda.
Here is a photo of our first place ribbon winners.
Here are the bios of the judges
Caleb Stone is a Rockport painter who was exposed at an early age to plein air painting by his father Don Stone. He studied at the Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts in Old Lyme, Connecticut and works both in watercolors and oils. He has been the recipient of numerous awards, teaches workshop classes and currently resides on Cape Ann in Massachusetts.
Steve Lush is a self-taught artist. He began painting in watercolor in 1992 and was naturally drawn to maritime subjects. Steve's work has been exhibited extensively nationwide, and he is a Signature Member of the American Society of Marine Artists and the New England Watercolor Society, as well as an Artist Member of the Rockport Art Association and the North Shore Arts Association.