Monday, January 7, 2013

Award Winners, Grosvenor Park show

Caleb Stone was our judge at the SAA winter show which opened yesterday. Pictured below are the award winning pieces.

First place - "Darling Clementines" by Ellen Grandpre

 2nd place - "Strider and Unicorn" by J. J. Cook

3rd place - "Mohegan Headlands" by Pat Flahery

Honorable Mentions:

Ruth Rooks, "In For Repairs"

Rick Cloren, "Dory's Rest"

Richard Pohl, "Sally in Sienna 1"

The show runs until the end of the month and is free and open to the public. For hours and more information contact Grosvenor Park directly.

Friday, January 4, 2013

Retrospective Show opens today!

Write up in the Swampscott Reporter and

WHAT Exhibit by Swampscott Arts Association members
WHEN Jan. 4-29
WHERE Abbot Public Library, 235 Pleasant St., Marblehead
INFO Call 781-631-1481
The Abbot Public Library in Marblehead is exhibiting work in a variety of media by members of the Swampscott Arts Association in the Virginia A. Carten Gallery. This retrospective show celebrates the Association’s 30 years of serving its local communities with art exhibits and demonstrations, and will be on view Friday, Jan. 4, through Tuesday, Jan. 29. All are invited to the opening gala on Saturday, Jan. 12, from 2-4 p.m.
The Swampscott Arts Association currently has 72 members, bringing together artists from several local communities including Swampscott, Marblehead, Lynn, Salem and Nahant. Many of the artists represented in the show are well known. Outstanding photographers Peggy Farrell and Herb Goldberg, along with award-winning artists Dr. Richard Pohl and K. Jean Fisher among many others, join longtime members Doris Avedikian and D. L. Kaulbach. It is with pride and pleasure that Swampscott Arts presents what promises to be “the best of the best” in artistic talent on the North Shore.