Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Open Show 2018!!



Gallery 25 is pleased to present an Open Show for the month of October. Many, many thanks to Claudia Downey, show chairwoman. She did a fabulous job organizing the show and encouraging area artists to participate. Also, thanks to show judges, Susan Grisell, Elizabeth MacDonald, and Charles A. Ray. Judging is a tough job!

Gallery 25 and Creative Arts Studio is pleased to announce the winners in the 2018 Juried Open Show.  The exhibit includes more than 70 works in oils, acrylic, water-media, pastel, graphics, printmaking, mixed media, and 3-dimensional. Judges for the show were Susan Grisell from Gaylordsville, Elizabeth MacDonald from Bridgewater, and Charles A. Ray from New Canaan.

Best in Show was awarded to Bill Rice for “Wood Duck Feather in Basswood”. Other awards given were: Best in Oil/Acrylic to Tina Underwood for “Bowl of Lemons”; Best Watermedia to Chuck Fulkerson for “Flanders Plein Air”; Best Printmaking/Graphic to Hugh Kapets for “Box Drawing #E3”; Best Pastel/Mixed Media to Christine Mira Vitarello for “Saint Lazare”; Best Artisan Collection/3D to Eugene Marino III for “Untitled 2 (2 Heads)”. Honorable Mention was awarded to Maryilyn McFarland for “Housesitter”, Lorraine Ryan for “Metamorphosis”, and Susan P. Mullins for “La Troisième Fille”. The show continues through Sunday, October 28, 2018.