Artists reception marks end of CFA exhibit


Ursula Ryan, who was awarded First Place honors in photography at the 2013 Community of Fine Arts Juried Exhibition, was congratulated by Westlake-Westshore Board Members Marge Widmar and Robert Scarr.

A “Meet the Artists” reception was held on the final day of the 14th annual Community of Arts Juried Exhibition, August 17. A large crowd attended the well planned event.

The Westlake-Westshore Arts Councilsponsors CFA, an annual event which is offered free to the community.

Patt Long, WWAC president, warmly welcomed the gathering.

Jean Povinelli has organized the CFA from its beginning 14 year ago. At the reception, she presented an original and entertaining slide presentation on art history.


Artists who took First Place honors at the 2013 Community of Fine Arts Juried Exhibition posed with their winning works at the “Meet the Artists Reception” on Aug. 17. (LtoR) Ursula Ryan, Reflected Lemons; William Mannion, Friday’s Model; Ben Hoffman, Fugitive Pomegranate; Bernie D’EttoreGelateria.

Tom Nowicki presented First Place and Honorable Mention awardsto the winning artists.

Watercolor: First Place: Bernie D’Etttore, Gelateria; Honorable Mention: Elizabeth Liska, Spirit Bear; Ken Marshall, September Morning; GusztavVeres, The Photo Retoucher

Oil/Acrylic:  First Place: Ben Hoffman, The Fugitive Pomegranate; Honorable Mention: Eileen Dorsey, The Pink Pond; Jim Karpinski, Pastoral, erSomething

Photography:  First Place: Ursula Ryan,  Reflected Lemons; Honorable Mention: Neil Doren, Smokey Mountain Magic; Michael Lochhead, Cloud Carriers; Judy Maruszan, Gulls Just Want to Have Fun; Robert Parry, Monteross al Mare


Drawing: First Place: William Mannion, Friday’s Model; Honorable Mention: Sean Crum, Dragon’s World; Mike Guyot, Clague House; GusztavVeres, Reflection.

These winning works will be on display at Porter Public Library through the end of August.


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