Cape Gazette

Rehoboth Art League honors artists at Members' Fine Arts Show

Jul 30, 2014
Photo by: Deny Howeth John Schisler poses with his winning entry "Group Support."

Artists and patrons gathered for an opening reception at the Rehoboth Art League July 18.

This is the first year for photographic entries. William Horn was the founder of the '50's Rehoboth Camera Club, and an award was created for photographic entries.

Sarah Ethel Tunnel Award: Best in Show; Barbara Petterson, “Stephanie Anne”

Mary Hall Leach Award: Outstanding Work; Isabel Pizzolato, “From the Pantry”

Thomas McFarland Skelly Award: Painting of Exceptional Merit, any medium, John Schisler, “Group Support”

Louise Chambers Corkran Award: Best Sculpture; Pam Foss, “Midday at the Wheatfield”

William Horn Award: Best Photograph; Gloria Schelling, “Written Notice”

Faucett Okie Award: Emerging Delaware Artist; Paul Treadway, “Blue Heron”

Howard Schroeder Sketch Group Award: Portrait or Figurative Work (Sponsored by the Rehoboth Art League Sketch Group); Wayne N. Weeks, “The Novelist”

Lucille K. Megee Award: Honorable Mention; Pamella Bounds-Seemans, “Jesus Takes a Vacation in Rehoboth”

Mary Derrickson McCurdy Memorial Award: Honorable Mention; Steven Billups, “Dunes”

Mrs. Robert McClellan Award: Honorable Mention; William Snow, “Morning Light, Sanary-Sur-Mer”

Adelia E. Chiswell Award: Best Watercolor; Cheryl Wisbrock, “Green Shed”

Village Improvement Association Award: Two Local Artists; Tom Planer, “Gazeball,” Tina Nigh-Johnson, “A Difficult Perspective”

Col. W. S. Corkran Award: Painting representative of the Eastern Shore of Sussex County (east of Route 113); Robert Schnepfe, “Pathway To the Beach”

Carl Goldhagen, judge for the exhibition, discusses his winning selections. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
"Written Notice" by Gloria Schelling won the William Horn Award for best photograph. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
One of the VIA Local Artist Awards went to Tina Nigh-Jophnson for "A Difficult Perspective." (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Jeanne and Bill Allan enjoy the exhibition. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Debbie Woods and Leslie SInclair stand near Sinclair's entry. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
A woodsSculpture by Roy Fitzgerald rests in the center of the gallery as a chair; the wood is from the grounds of the RAL. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Jim Ellison, Ginny Daly and Carole Ellison, right, pose in front of a Pam Bounds' creation "Jesus takes a Vacation in Rehoboth," that took the Lucille K. Megee award honorable mention. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
The Louise Chambers Corkran Award for Best Sculpture went to Pam Foss for "Midday at the Wheatfield." (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Barbara Petterson takes the Sarah Ethel Tunnel Award for Best in Show with her painting "Stephanie Anne." (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
The crowds spill out in front of the gallery. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
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