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Award Winners Announced at Rowayton Arts Center

Winners of the Marine & Coastal Exhibit were announced at the Rowayton Arts Center’s opening reception today. Norwalk artist John Harris won Best in Show for his untitled etching. Award winning artist and instructor William Duffy selected the winners from almost 80 entries. Exhibit chairs were Susan Leggitt and Marcy Juran. The other award winners include:

  • Acrylics: 1st Place: Maria Friscia (Greenwich) “Summer Breeze”
  • 2nd Place: Kim Romero (Southport) “Beachside”                                                       
  • 3rd Place: Lois Weingarten (City Island, NY) “Rollin’ Home”                       
  • Honorable Mention: Heide Follin (Norwalk) “Mill Pond”                                
  • Honorable Mention: Lisa Thoren (Darien) “Maine Morning”                                 
  • Mixed Media, Prints, Drawings and Pastels
  • 1st Place: Ginger Jespersen (Weston) “Beach Walk”                                           
  • 2nd Place: Bevi Bullwinkel (Fairfield) “Transcience 14”
  • 3rd Place: Amy Schott (Wilton) “Harbor Terns”
  • Honorable Mention: Heidi Lewis Coleman (Stamford) “Kokomo”                    
  • HonorableMention:AnnMarieTetelmanSouthSalem,NY)                                                                                                                              “Hidden Fish with Shells”                                                                                                  
  • Oils: 1st Place: Susan Leggitt (Norwalk) “Take Me Home”
  • 2nd Place: Lori Lohstetter (Norwalk) “CS1 Marsh”
  • 3rd Place: Kendall Klingbeil (Pound Ridge) “Not Forgotten”
  • Honorable Mention: Peter Jerry (Ardsley, NY) “Howth, Ireland”
  • Photography: 1st Place: Mark Ferguson (Norwalk) “Sunrise”
  • 2nd Place: Dana Laird (Rowayton) “Waiting”
  • 3rdPlace:RichardVentre(Norwalk)“MaryLois/AfterAndersZorn’sMorganbad”                                                                                                               Honorable Mention: Robert Sachs (Norwalk) “Bathing in the Ganges”
  • HonorableMention:LaureDunne(Norwalk)“FrostySeaShells”                                                                                                         HonorableMention:RickPank(Rowayton)“CustomsHouse1756”                                                                                                  Honorable Mention: Gennadly Goldenshteyn (Manchester, CT) “Shipwreck, Aran Islands”
  • Watercolor: 1st Place: Judith Orseck Katz (Westport) “Sailboats on the Sound”
  • 2nd Place: Jo Ann Davidson (Westport) “Norwalk River, Fall”
  • 3rd Place: Antoinette Vardamis (New Canaan) “Along the Charles”
  • Since the sixties, the Rowayton Arts Center has been a cultural gem in the community.  Regional artists exhibit and sell their work in the gallery. The Art School offers classes to children and adults at all levels. The RAC Gallery and Art School are located on Five Mile River in Rowayton, CT at 145 Rowayton Avenue. www.rowaytonarts.org

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