Annual Fine Arts Show
The art show will feature work in four categories: oil and acrylic paintings, watercolor and gouache paintings, drawing, graphics and mixed media, & photography and digital art. Prizes will be awarded in each category, and a Best of Show, and Tennant Award (for realism) will also be given. Visitors to the show can vote for their favorite piece, and the winning piece will be presented the People's Choice award. If you happen to be in the market for original art for your home or office, or for a gift, this is a great opportunity. Many of the pieces are available for sale.
The JAC 38th Annual Fine Arts Show for 2017 hosted by the members of the JAC Gallery committee was held April 29th through May 6th this year.
The exhibit of 88 pieces of 2-D art featured a variety of twenty-three oils and acrylics ,eleven watercolors and gouache paintings, twenty drawings,graphics,mixed media,printmaking, pastels and 34 photographs!
The winners this year are as follows:
Best of Show: "Seduction" by Ty Steinbacher
Daniel Tennant Award : "End of Line" by David Baxter
Peoples Choice : "Mother's Day" by Scott Higby
Oil/Acrylic: 1st: " Portrait of a Funny Girl" by Birte Jorgenson*** 2nd: "By my Hand" by Anthony Hanakovic *** 3rd: "Autumn Highlights-Great Horned Owl" by Johanna Lerwick***HM: "Avolon Country Club" by Michael Price
Watercolor/ Gouache: 1st: "Nevermore" by Celia Clark*** 2nd: "Mothers Day " by Scott Higby ***3rd: "Elegy for a Steel Horse" by Richard Price ***HM: "Portrait#1" by Birte Jorgenson
Drawing/Graphics/Mixed Media: 1st: "Crossing" by Katelyn Prouty*** 2nd: " Growing on Me" by Katie Tiley***3rd "The Olin Barn" by Kathleen Forman***HM: "Black and White Beauty" by Allison Wylubski
Photography: 1st: " Connie with Closed Eyes" by Bill Glass*** 2nd: " Pegegrine Falcon" by Peter Graham ***3rd: " Wondering What's Inside" by Dan Harendza***HM: "Sweet Juliet" by Christa M. Boice
Congratulations to all of our exceptional artists who entered this years art show! The exhibit was viewed by almost 250 people over the course of a week. The JERICHO ARTS COUNCIL Gallery committee appreciates the effort and creativity you put into each wonderful piece of work! Each year we get a few new artists exhibiting and hope all will return in 2018!
Wayne Daniels & Daniel K. Tennant
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