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Winter's Eve


 

RING IN THE SEASON WITH ….

 

Winter’s Eve - 8th Annual Juried Art Exhibit

DECEMBER 1, 2018 – December 28, 2018

Thursday, December 6th-  Opening reception: 6pm – 8pm

ALL INVITED! Free!

On December 6th, the exciting evening begins at 6 pm in the Library’s Howard Silverman Gallery. Enjoy delicious sweet/savory hors d’oeuvres provided by some of East Greenwich’s finest restaurants and wine from The Savory Grape. Adding to the festive mood, there will be live music by harpist, Judith Mitchell. An evening highlight will be the announcement of the Juror’s Award, a solo 2019 gallery exhibit (artist’s option), 2nd and 3rd place awards, as well as Honorable Mention Awards from B&H Framing's (Greenwich Gallery), Crestar Gallery, and YJ Contemporary Gallery (all East Greenwich businesses).

At the Opening, enter the Savory Grape Wine Basket Free Raffle. The Jurors’ will be announcing 3 awards (Jurors’ Award – a solo 2019 exhibit), 2nd place, and an Honorable Mention Award. B&H Framing/Greenwich Gallery, Crestar Framing, and YJ Contemporary Gallery (all East Greenwich businesses) will be announcing their own Honorable Mention awards.

Exhibiting Artists:

·         Janet Austin

·         Sandra K. Basile

·         Brenda L. Bechtel

·         Robin Beckwith

·         Marcia Blair

·         Mi Ok Bruining

·         John Buron

·         Gary  Carlson

·         Marklyn P Champagne

·         Cathy Chin

·         Sharon D. Eisman

·         Victoria  Guerina

·         Jayne  Guertin

·         Carlolyn Hagy Kent

·         Michele Keir

·         Dave Kendrick

·         Catherine Radix Mansell

·         Craig Masten

·         Krzysztof Mathews

·         Nickerson Miles

·         Paul Murray

·         Sheila Newquist

·         Donna Parker

·         John Pitocco

·         Sunanda Sahay

·         Carol Shelton

·         Ian Wells

In lieu of a posted jurors’ statement, there is an added Bonus: Saturday, December 15, 11am-1pmJUROR’S COFFEE AND CONVERSATION– all are invited to view the exhibit with the jurors and discuss the jurying process, including selection and installation.

Special thanks to our Community Partners for helping us make this an East Greenwich seasonal highlight and tradition:

Dave’s Marketplace, Webster Bank, Rasa, Tio Mateo’s, Red Stripe, Pasta Patch, Fresco, Kon Asian Bistro, Allie’s Donuts, Starbucks, Four Brothers Pizzeria, The Savory Grape, East Greenwich Chamber of Commerce, Odeum Theatre, Judith Mitchell, Marjorie Hellman, Marsha Kartzman, B&H Framing, Crestar Framing, YJ Contemporary Gallery.

Past Juror Award Winners include: Lee Bergwall Hanks, Uli Brahmst, Marjorie Ball, Reed McLaren, Cathy Chin, Nina Ackmann, and Marilyn Saabye.

2018 JURORS – Marjorie Hellman received a BFA in Painting from RISD, where she was a member of the European Honors Program, did graduate work in Painting at Cranbrook Academy of Art, and earned an MFA at Syracuse University. In upstate NY, for over 25 years, Ms. Hellman taught studio art on the college level and juried numerous exhibitions. Artist residencies include Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and Byrdcliffe Art Colony, Woodstock, NY. She exhibits her work throughout the Northeast. http://www.marjoriehellman.com  

Marsha Kartzman earned a BA from Connecticut College and an MA from Simmons College. In addition to many courses at MassArt, Ms. Kartzman studied sculpture at Bennington College, as well as monotypes with Gema Philips and Sumi-E with Judith Liniado. Residencies include a 2017 residency at The Studios at MassMoCA. She exhibits her work throughout New England. http://www.marshakartzman.com 

Hellman and Kartzman, both award-winning artists, maintain studio space in Rhode Island. 

IMPORTANT DATES (Be sure to review prospectus for other requirements)

    • Exhibition:  Saturday, December 1 to Friday, December 28, 2018
    • Opening reception: Thursday, December 6, 6pm – 8pm
  • Program - Jurors’ Coffee & Conversation: Saturday, December 15, 11am-1pm
  • Digital Submittal Deadline: Saturday, November 10, midnight  ($10 per piece, $25 for 3)
  • Notification of Acceptance: Monday, November 19
  • Delivery of Accepted Work:  Thursday, November 29, 5-7pm & Friday, November 30, 10-noon
  • Pickup of exhibited work:  Saturday, December 29, 10-noon

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