2015 PSNH National Juried Exhibition, It’s Pastel!

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  Discover Portsmouth Center

10 Middle Street, Portsmouth, NH
Web site: www.portsmouthhistory.org

Exhibition Dates:  October 24 – November 27, 2015



Opening Reception, Awards Ceremony, Gallery Talk

Took place on  Saturday, October 24, 2015 followed by a Gallery Talk given by Stan Sperlak

Exhibit Closes: Saturday, November 27, 2015

Announcing the Winners!

Best in Show: Diana Johnson, “Under the Apple Tree”
“Unique composition, cerebral color combination, subtle and pure mastery of the medium”

2nd Place: Linda Brown, “Footsteps 15”
“Exacting control of color, dynamic design, strong mark-making”

3rd Place: Tricia Kamam, “Silhouette and Parasol”
“Elegant sensitive subject–related color! Risky but successful use of line”

Fuller Foundation Award: Norma Rollet, “On the Fence”
“Engaging composition with an absolute story to be told”

Piscataqua Savings Bank Award: William Schneider, “Tori”
“Strong harmony, wonderful painterly quality, engaging forms, believable weight”

GE Clark Explorer Award: Barbara Mason, “Submerged”
“The perspective is very original, surface quality, line and color are very captivating”

Thelma Lyon Education Award: Ray Hassard,Sweet Kate in for Repairs #1″
“Wonderful spatial concept, suggestive and painterly”

Griffin Family Corporation Award: Suzanne deLesseps, “The Back Way”

David Pratt Framer Award: Jacob Aquilar, “Forsythia Afire”

Connecticut Pastel Society Award: Maxene Raymond, “(C)old Cape Cod”

Pastel Painters Society of Cape Cod Award: Susan Ellis, “White Onions”

Pastel Painters of Maine Award: Christine Bodnar, “In Winter”

Pastel Society of America Award: Bethany Fields, “Palo Duro Evening”

Great American Holy Cow Award: Gary Ozias, “After the Storm”

Heilman Design Award: Wolfgang Ertl, “Looking Down 13”

Jack Richeson Award: Jean Smith-Cripps, “Pemaquid River”

Jack Richeson Award: Nancy Lee Lovely, “The Blue Scarf”

Terry Ludwig Award: Judy McKenna, “Reflections”

Terry Ludwig Award: Eileen Casey, “New England Peek”

Jack Richeson Award: Margaret McCowan, “In the Pink”

Four Square Framers Award: Elizabeth Craumer, “Summer Harmony”

All-in-One Easels Award: Betsy Cook, “After the Rain”

Diane Townsend/UArt Award: Janet Schwartz, “I Can See Clearly Now”

Miltimedia Board/Ampersand: Christine Ivers, “Green Door Redux”

Pastel Journal/Sennieler Award: Christine Kossow, “Snapper on Ice”

Pastel Journal/ Sennieler Award: Tyler Shepherd, “Bug Paranoia 2”

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