October 3 – October 28, 2015
PHOTO: Best in Photography 2015: “Industrial Lightbulb”, Photograph by Kathy Watson of Fair Haven
Judges Stacy Smith, Manager of Publications and Communications of the Zimmerli Museum at Rutgers University, and Michael Cagno, Executive Director of the Noyes Museum of Art of Richard Stockton University, have selected the recipients of the prestigious awards in the Guild’s impressive 23rd Annual Open Juried Exhibit.
Best in Painting: “Island Regatta” Acrylic by Donald Robinson; Best in Photography: “Industrial Lightbulb” by Kathy Watson; Best in Sculpture: Whirlwind” Pineneedle Coiling by Linda Colaguori. Honorable Mentions Painting: Anthony Migliaccio for “Anthony’s Nose”, oil; Deborah Redden “Second Story” watercolor; Harvey Rogosin for “On the Path to “Chatham Harbor”. Honorable Mentions in Photography: Joseph Imbesi for “Lifeboat” and Kristopher Schoenleber for “Descent”. Mitchell Award for Acrylic: Lorraine Madsen for “Awesome”; Friedlander Award for Abstract: Will Rackin for “Love What is True”, acrylic, ink and paper. Guild Award for Artistic Innovation: Arthur Futernik for “Clementine”, acrylic. Technical Excellence Award: Bill Ross for “Reliquary”, colored pencil. Caivano Award for Oil: Sandy Taylor for “Autumn”. Caivano Award for Watercolor: Tera Yoshimura for “House in the Mist”, watercolor. Reilly Memorial Award for Photography: Ellen Martin for “Abandoned #59 – My Reflection”.
PHOTO: Best in Painting 2015: “Island Regatta”, Acrylic, by Donald Robinson of Edison
In addition, art by Guild Exhibiting and Associate members, reflecting an assortment of media and subject matter, will be on display in the lobby.
PHOTO: Best in Sculpture 2015: Whirlwind” Pineneedle Coiling by Linda Colaguori of Ocean
Guild Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday 8am - 4:30pm, Thursday from 8am – 6pm and Saturday from 10am – 3:00pm. The Guild is closed on Mondays, except for classes. Admission is free; on-site parking is free.
This program is made possible in part by Monmouth Arts through funding from the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders, and the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. The Guild of Creative Art is a qualified organization of the New Jersey Cultural Trust.