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Winter's Eve



Winter’s Eve 9th Annual Juried Art Exhibition

December 2, 2019 – January 3, 2020

OPENING RECEPTION - Thursday, December 5th  -  6pm – 8pm

Bonus: Saturday, December 14, 11am-1pm  JUROR’S COFFEE AND CONVERSATION – all are invited to view the exhibition with the juror and discuss the jurying process, artist selection, and art installation.


On December 5th, the exciting evening begins at 6 pm in the Library’s Howard Silverman Gallery. View the exhibit, chat with artists and friends, and enjoy delicious sweet/savory hors d’oeuvres provided by some of East Greenwich’s finest restaurants and wine from The Savory Grape. Live music by harpist Judith Mitchell will add to the festive mood.

An evening highlight will be the announcement of the Juror’s Award, a solo 2020 gallery exhibit (artist’s option), Juror's 2nd and Honorable Mention awards, as well as Honorable Mention Awards from B&H Framing (Greenwich Gallery), Crestar Gallery, and Nancy Stephen Gallery.

At the Opening, enter the Savory Grape Wine Basket Free Raffle. 

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

Dave’s Marketplace . Webster Bank . Rasa . Red Stripe . Bacon & Co . Tio Mateos . Starbucks . B&H Framing . Crestar Framing . Nancy Stephen Gallery. Fresco . Ritrovo Twisted Pizza . Wild Harvest . Allie's Donuts . Silver Spoon . Centreville Bank . The Odeum . The Savory Grape . Judith Mitchell . Sweet Twist . Sprigs

                                                                                                    Exhibiting Artists:

Ellen Biegert
Nickerson B. Miles
Diane Brown
Paul Murray
Marklyn Champagne
Nancy Nielsen
Cathy  Chin
Linda Peduzzi
Cynthia DiDonato
Sandra DeSano Pezzullo
Beth  Drainville
John Pitocco
Betsy Fenik
Jane Rollins
Victoria Guerina
Ann Rozhon
Paul Hitchen
Matthew Smith
Ed Hughes
Mi Ok Song
    Michele Keir
Mary Lou Walter
Krzysztof  Mathews
Jessica Wheeler
Cate McCauley
Cindy Horowitz Wilson

Past Juror Award Winners include: Lee Bergwall Hanks, Uli Brahmst, Marjorie Ball, Reed McLaren,

Cathy Chin, Nina Ackmann, Marilyn Saabye, and Jayne Guertin Schlott.

2019 JUROR – Lorena Pugh  (www.lorenapugh.com)

Working in oils as a contemporary realist, Lorena has received a number of national and international awards. She earned a BFA from Pratt Institute and attended classes at the Art Students League, the School of Visual Arts and Rhode Island School of Design. Lorena has recently finished a two-year project to produce a body of work relating to Narragansett Bay. The project culminated in a show at Dryden Gallery in Providence RI this October, with partial proceeds going to an environmental group for the bay. She is also represented by Renjeau Gallery in Boston MA, Coastal Contemporary Gallery in Newport RI and PS Gallery in Litchfield Ct.

                                                                                                                    Juror's Statement


Opening reception: Thursday, December 5, 6pm – 8pm
Program – Juror’s Coffee & Conversation: Saturday, December 14, 11am-1pm
Artist pickup of exhibited work:  January 4,10-noon

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