Fall Exhibit and Sale 2002

The Fall Show was held November 15, 16 and 17, 2002. It was a beautiful show.

We have some photographs of the event in case you could not make it to the show in person. But before we get to the photos, here are the prize winners.

Award Artist Title Medium
Curtis Award for Oil Mary Saija Old Books Oil
Curtis Award for Watercolor W. Marty Marshall Midnight Ride of Paul Revere Ware Acrylic
Roberta Thresher Award for Watercolor Crist Filer Koi Pond Watercolor
Kilspindie Award Charles J. McCarthy Captain Gregory Retrospective Pastel

There were 10 awards for excellence.

Artist Title Medium
Robert Pyle Chancel Abbaye de Thoronet, Provence* Photograph
Carolyn Latinision October, Rt. 6A Cape Cod Watercolor
Nancy Fulton Study: Beyond the Gate Watercolor
Nicole Cain Untitled I Charcoal
Dorothea Jeffery Alexander Pastel
Fran Nola Just Try It Watercolor
Paul Palumbo Miccoli's Window Watercolor
Lorraine O'Brien Peek-a-boo Too Watercolor
Doreen Bolnick Early Spring with Painted Trillium Watercolor
Daniel Sheldon Maine Headland Watercolor

*Best of Blue Award

The popular award went to:

Artist Title Medium
Paul Palumbo Miccoli's Window Watercolor

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The theme for the Fall show this year is "Art for the Love, Joy, and Fun of it!". The stuffed critters on the stage represent those three ideas. They also bear a resemblance to some well-known artists. Can you guess who they are by the clues in the photograph?

Floral Stage Floral

We also had a memorial to Roberta Thresher, who passed away this year.

Floral Memorial

The mini art sale did a brisk business, as usual.


Leo handed out the awards this year while the crowd watched.

Crowd Leo

In this photo, some of the winners take their bows.


And, of course, music was provided throughout the evening by Lucinda at the piano.


Here are the bio's of the judges.

Francesca Anderson

Francesca Anderson is the owner and director of the gallery Francesca Anderson Fine Art in Lexington, MA. The gallery represents contemporary realist painters and portrait artists from the Northeast. Francesca has been working in galleries and art associations in the Boston area since her graduation from art school. She holds a BA in art history and Theory from George Washington University and an MFA in painting from the Corcoran School of Art.

Deborah Edmiston

Deborah Edmiston is Vice-President and a signature member of the New England Watercolor Society. She holds a BS, summa cum laude, from Northeastern University and has studied with several well known local watercolorists including Frank Webb, Betty Lou Schlemm, and Andrew Kusmin. Her watercolors are realistic, yet painterly, and her use of shadow and light create a drama of memorable places and objects. Deborah has received numerous awards both regionally and nationally. Her work is represented by the Lymen-Eyer Gallery, West Newton & Provincetown and the Bilanca Gallery, Nashua, N.H.

Gordon Goetemann

Gordon Goetemann earned a BFA from the University of Notre Dame, an MFA from the State University of Iowa and is Emeritus Professor of art and art history. Gordon recently completed a forty year teaching career in Minnesota and moved to a permanent residence on Rocky Neck in Gloucester where he and his wife Judith, also an artist, own their own gallery. He has conducted thirteen lecture tours of sites and museums in Europe, Asia, and Africa. His work is represented in the collections of the Aldrick Museum of Contemporary Art and the Cape Ann Historical Museum, as well as many corporate, university and private collections. He has served as critic-evaluator of graduate and undergraduate art programs, as consultant for Federal Art Curriculum Projects and Art Therapy Programming for the VA Hospital System. Currently Goetemann is Vice-President of the Rocky Neck Art Colony and of the SEArts Coalition in Gloucester.

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