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Boscov's Friends Helping Friends Day - Oct. 17

Shopping passes are here at the LCAA! Don't forget to buy your pass for $5 to save big at Boscovs on Oct. 17. Your pass entitles you to 25% off most of your purchases that day. Your savings will go beyond what you pay for the pass. In addition, there are free refreshments and you can register to win prizes including 3 - $500 shopping sprees! You help the LCAA because we keep the entire $5 from the purchase of each shopping pass.

Consider helping us raise money by selling passes to family and friends. Just stop in and we will give you passes to sell.

 


In the Kauffman Gallery

Fall Membership Show Sept. 17-Oct. 12
Award Winners & Judge’s Comments

 

Non-Professional Category

First Place: Beverley Felter, ‘Harvest Time’

  • First Place: Beverley Felter, ‘Harvest Time’ “Excellent variety of brushstrokes, captured ambience, sophisticated colors, and impact.”
  • Second Place: Ladonna Balding, ‘Simple Leaves’ “I liked the diagonal composition, intense focus and pattern of lines.”
  • Third Place: Peg Belcastro, ‘Pond’ “I enjoyed the variety of technique and tools used, dynamic composition and sophisticated colors.”

Honorable Mention

  • Diane Gage, ‘Ziggy In His Chair’
  • Ellen Jenkins, ‘Praise!’

 

Professional Category

First Place: Debra Smith, ‘What Mouse?’

  • First Place: Debra Smith, ‘What Mouse?’ “Sophisticated palette, captured the life of the cat. Enjoyed the variety of brushstrokes, vibrancy and excellent technique.”
  • Second Place: Kay Walker, ‘Pretty In Pink’ “Very interesting composition, I liked the contrast between the delicate petals and the dark trees.”
  • Third Place: Carol H. Dale, ‘Three O’Clock’ “Excellent contrast of pattern and line in an interesting composition. I enjoyed the changes of technique with the artist’s hand.

Honorable Mention

  • Peter Stevenson, ‘Barmaid With Marigolds’
  • Carol S. Herr, ‘Stormy Sunset’

 

Myrtle Tremblay Award for Watercolor

Matthew R. Smith, ‘Andy’, Tremblay Award Winner

  • Matthew R. Smith, ‘Andy’

 

In the Steinmetz Gallery

Senior Showcase "Small Works" Award Winners

First Place: Carol Hobday, ‘Eggs’

  • First Place: Carol Hobday, ‘Eggs’
  • Second Place: Marilyn Morrison, ‘Apple Study’
  • Third Place: Beverley Felter, ‘Onions’

Honorable Mention:

  • Judy W. Smith, ‘Summer’
  • Leland Gage, ‘Barns On the Horizon’

To see 37 of the 39 pieces that were in the Senior Showcase "Small Works" exhibit, click here.

 

Judge: Amy S. Hammond

Amy S. Hammond earned a BA in art history and museum studies from Juniata College and a MA in art history from American University. Amy worked as the exhibitions manager/ preparatory at the Susquehanna Art Museum and now consults with The State Museum of Pennsylvania’s fine art collection through the Conservation Center for Art and Historical Artifacts. She is a curator with The State Museum’s Collections Advancement Project.
Amy judged this excellent exhibit, based on technique, creativity, theme/vision, composition, impact and presentation.


Volunteers Needed

We are looking for someone with writing skills to chair our publicity committee. It would involve writing press releases about our exhibits, classes, special events, and sending them by email to various publications, and websites. Much of the work could be done at home on your own computer. This is a board position and attendance at board meetings would be required.

Gallery sitters are needed to watch the gallery when the staff is off. Also with the help of mailings, or other office work is needed.

 

Open Board Positions

Opportunities are available to serve on the LCAA Board.

Other Volunteer Positions

Please contact Carol Herr at 687-7061 during gallery hours with your interest.

 

LAF (Ladies Art Forum)

Meetings for critiques and discussion are held on the third Thursday of the month at 2 PM.

All women members of the LCAA are invited to join LAF. You may bring work for critique or just come and watch. To check on whether there are any changes in the meeting date and how many are planning to attend, please call the LCAA at 687-7061 on the Wednesday before the meeting between 1 and 5 PM.

 

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