Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Another Opening! Another Show!

The SAA Spring Art Exhibit, opening on Sunday, April 15th, featured beautiful art by many regional favorites, including the following winners of prizes and ribbons.
First Place: Noreen Nelson "Just Clowning Around", mixed media
Second Place: Clayton Curtis "Still Life with Bread and Tomatoes", pastel
Third Place: Robin Samiljan "Spring Pathway", encaustic
Honorable Mentions: Amy Roberts "Landing Reflections" (photo); Ruth Rooks "Intermission Cafe" (oil); Bob Oliver "Mail Call" (watercolor); and Barbara Gherzi "When Rachel Sings" (water color). The Marian Court Award was given to Deborah Gates "Caitlin" (watercolor).

Scholarship Announcement

Scholarships will be awarded to Swampscott High School Art Students through direct application this year. They must submit a portfolio of work, or be known to SAA members, and be going on to study art at the college level. And we may go back to someone overlooked last year! Watch this space for the announcement of names!

Sunday, April 10, 2011

Spring Show at Marian Court College

Members are invited to bring their art to the college on Wednesday, April 13th, from 2:30 to 4:00, or 6:00 to 7:30, for inclusion in our next show. The show will open on Sunday, April 17th, with a reception from 2:00 to 4:00. Awards and ribbons will be presented at the reception. As always, we are grateful to our host, Marian Court College, for the use of Mercy Center Gallery for the display of our art. The show will run from April 17th to May 19th, and can be viewed at school hours during the week.