PHOTO: Freeholder Patrick Impreveduto, Executive Director of the Monmouth County Office on Aging Sue Moleon, Freeholder Deputy Director Lillian G. Burry, Monmouth County Library System Director Judi Tolchin and Monmouth County Assistant Director of Planning Joe Barris.
MANALAPAN, NJ – Forty-five local senior citizens received awards at the Monmouth County Senior Art Show Awards Ceremony & Reception held on August 15 at the Monmouth County Library Headquarters.
The Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders, the Monmouth County Office on Aging and Monmouth Arts produced the 2018 Senior Art Contest and Exhibition and invited all Monmouth County senior citizens to participate in the juried competition.
Freeholder Deputy Director Lillian G. Burry, liaison to the Monmouth County Library System, presented the awards.
“It’s a great honor to celebrate the work of these Monmouth County residents,” said Deputy Director Burry. “The level of creativity at this show is truly impressive and a great joy to see, and I urge all residents to visit the library to view the exhibition.”
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More than 100 participants submitted artwork to 10 categories that included acrylic, craft, digital, drawing, mixed media, oil, pastel, photography, sculpture and watercolor.
Winners in each of the categories received first-, second-, third-place and honorable-mention ribbons. Winning Best in Show were Guido Guazzone in the professional category for his Dusk-on-the-Hudson oil painting, and Freddy Powell in the nonprofessional category for his piece entitled Racing. All other winners and categories are listed below.
The artwork is on display until Aug. 30 at the Library Headquarters, 125 Symmes Drive, Manalapan.
For information about the Division on Aging, Disabilities and its other event and activities, stop by the County’s office at 3000 Kozloski in Freehold or call 732-431-7450.
2018 Monmouth County Senior Art Show Winners
Best in Show
Professional: Guido Guazzoni, Dusk-on-the-Hudson
Nonprofessional: Freddy Powell, Racing
First Place: Beverly Siriani, Open the Gate & Come In
First Place: Karen Martin, Sunday Drive
Second Place: German Aranov, Skiing in Colorado
Third Place: Marilyn Fahrer, Jeffrey’s Apples
Honorable Mention: Patty Chasey, 3:00 A.M.
Honorable Mention: Bonnie Graham, Purple Mountain Majesty
Honorable Mention: Vladimir Kirson, Untitled
First Place: Guido Guazzoni, Dusk-on-the-Hudson
Second Place: Richard B. Talbot, The Storm
Third Place: Joel Stern, My Family Farm
First Place: Joseph Taliercio, Nana’s 80th Birthday Bouquet
Second Place: Ira Siegel, Night Bloom
First Place: Tova Navarra, Arrival of the Social Worker
Second Place: Nat Regan, Cocoon II
First Place: Frank I. Lumia, M.D., Spring in Bloom
First Place: Barbara John Calvo, Morning Light
Honorable Mention: Joan Watson, New Jersey Blue Heron
First Place: Freddy Powell, Racing
Second Place: Linda Alston, Holiday
Third Place: Michelle Rath, Fallen Leaves
Honorable Mention: Barbara Lomasson, Deal Rooftops
Honorable Mention: Leonard Marzigliano, Lady in Blue
Honorable Mention: Diane Schechter, Memory of Kansas
First Place: Michael Ferrara, Cotton Farmers, 1930’s
Second Place: Kenneth Klohn, Reflected Sunshine
First Place: Natalya Aranov, Scarlet Sails
First Place: Ernest Antholis, Lobster Houses, Nova Scotia
Second Place: Carolyn Tischer-Bartlett, Ballet Class
Third Place: Helen “Eleni” Antholis, La Serviette
First Place: Carole Bromberg, Woods
Second Place: Sol Hara, Farm 1
Honorable Mention: Valerie Rigazio, Here It Comes!
First Place: Vince Matulewich, Freesia
Second Place (tie): Marilyn M. Baldi, The Falls
Second Place (tie): Johanna Ericson, After the Storm
First Place: Robert P. McDonough, The Anchor
Second Place: Anthony Rustako, Arches
Honorable Mention: Valerie Rigazio, Spotted Cleaning Shrimp
First Place: Louis Rivera, Dream Flounder
First Place: Paul Pugliese, Political Pig
Second Place: Stephanie Novatski, The Scholar
First Place: Beth DeMartino, White Vase with Colorful Flowers
First Place: Val Dyshlov, First Snow