Thursday, February 18, 2010

ETAL Membership Show Winners Announced

The East Texas Art League Membership Show opened Sat Feb 13 with artist Joyce Fuller judging the entries. Fuller, who holds a BFA from Lamar University, has been involved in artwork for over 50 years. “This is an excellent show,” said Fuller. “I was impressed by the variety of high quality artwork presented and that made it an interesting exhibit to judge.”

The following artists were awarded ribbons:
Best of Show: Mary Jane Cole, collage, entitled “Something Quite Peculiar”
First Place: Jean Humphrey, pastel, entitled “Bethany”
Second Place: Stan Bohan, metal sculpture, entitled “Concealed by Nature, Found by Me”
Third Place: Annie Orchard, mixed media, entitled “Dark Man”
Honorable Mentions: Alice Powell, watercolor, entitled “Tickling the Ivories”;
Steve Crain, mixed media, entitled Chrysalis;
Danny Clements, aluminum and fiberglass, entitled Bar Series #5;
Dennis Ford, turned pecan bowl entitled “Spalted”;
Rebecca Nelson, mixed media sculpture entitled “Fly Fishman & Muse”.

This exhibit will be on display through March 27 at the East Texas Regional Arts Center, 364 North Austin in Jasper. The public is cordially invited to stop by and view the artwork by these talented local artists. There is no admission charge. The Arts Center is open Tues-Friday from 10am to 5pm and Sat. 10 am – 2 pm. Please call (409) 384-2404 for more information.