2016 North American Open Exhibition
North Shore Art Association
11 Pirates Lane
Gloucester, MA 01930
September 25-October 29, 2016
JUROR OF SELECTION & AWARDS: Mary Whyte
- 1st Prize -
A Cuddle of Sand Dollars by Evelyn Dunphy
"A stunning painting, bold in its concept, composition and execution."
- 2nd Prize -
Cobweb Patrol by Gerarde Doucette
"An engaging work, with a well composed use of the figure, texture and depth."
- 3rd Prize -
Pack Ice, Antarctica by Lisa Goren
"A wonderfully abstracted and inventive work. Atmospheric and appealing to the senses."
- Marilyn Sabin Memorial Award -
The Tobin by Gary Tucker
"Watercolor at its best. Great command of the medium, and understanding of values and atmosphere."
- Alden and Mary Bryant/Vermont Community Award -
Glendalough, Ireland by Robert Y. C. Hsiung
"A gorgeous sweep of landscape. Innovative and expressive brushwork."
- Mary Jo Rines Memorial Award -
Shadows by Paul George
"Light-filled and luminous. Executed with confidence and skill."
- Loring Coleman Award -
Mission Hill Rooftops by Peter Bass
"A surprising and innovative urban landscape. Ernest and straightforward."
- Stanhope Framers Award -
He Who Channels the Past (Street Series) by Richard Hanson
"Superb composition and use of shape. A lovely integration of shape and texture."
- Image Resolutions Award -
Hollyhock Light by Robert O'Brien
"Delicate, light-struck and luminous. The artist has captured the true essence of the flower."
- Cheap Joe's Art Stuff Award -
Technology by Suzanne Brailey
"Original and contemporary. An inviting portrayal of childhood without being sentimental. Fresh and painterly."
- Art Supplies Wholesale of Beverly Award -
Portrait of the Artist by William Perry
"A powerful work, particularly in the shadows. Compelling."
- Dick Blick Art Materials Award -
Above the Tide Line by Charles Shurcliff
"Exuberant brushwork that is both descriptive and innovative."
- Utrecht Art Supplies Award -
Grand Flora by Arlene Mollow
"A beautiful invention of shapes, that is both inviting and fanciful."
- Canson, Inc. Award -
Cattails by Joey Grant
"Innovative use of abstracted shapes. Strong sense of texture, light and depth."
- M. Graham and Company Award -
A Moment in Rockland by Stephen Holland
"Well executed and nicely composed. A nice use of transparent and opaque brushwork."
- Winsor & Newton Award -
Berries Growing Next Door by Nancy Levin
"Lush brushwork and saturated color. A lovely repetition of shapes."
- Jack Richeson and Co. Award -
The Last Goodbye by Gigi Burboeck
"Rich, bold and appealing in movement and color."
- H. K. Holbein and Co. Award -
Morning in Paris by June Webster
"Elegant in its simplicity. Harmonious grouping of shapes."
- Golden Artist Colors Award - Entrapment by Nan Rumpf
"A Gem of an abstract. A beautiful balance of line and shape."
- Creative Catalyst Productions Award -
Seeing Red by Lance Hunter
"Bold, innovative and surprising. The abstract shapes work together beautifully."
- Strathmore Artist Papers Award -
White Bottles, Paintbrushes and Oranges by Winifred Brienes
"A marvelous use of white and negative space. Light-filled and beautifully composed."