Bedford Arts and Crafts Society Announces Regional Bedford Day Art Show Winners

White Birches by Paul Purchia captured the 2016 People's Choice award at the Bedford Arts and Crafts exhibit on Bedford Day - Image (c) Elyse Purchia, 2016 all rights reserved
White Birches by Paul Purchia captured the 2016 People’s Choice award at the Bedford Arts and Crafts exhibit on Bedford Day – Image (c) Elyse Purchia, 2016 all rights reserved

Submitted by the Bedford Arts and Crafts Society

The Bedford Arts and Crafts Society’s17th Annual Regional Art Exhibition, which was dedicated to the memory of John Dodge and Anne MacRae MacLeod, was held on September 16–17,2016, at the Bedford Town Center. The juror for the awards was artist Gillian Ross of Lexington, and visitors voted for the People’s Choice award, new this year. A special display showcased the work of Kendall Hiltz, the recipient of the 2016 Bedford Arts and Crafts Society scholarship.

The following images were submitted by the Bedford Arts and Crafts Society

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The 2016 award winners are:

PEOPLE’S CHOICE

  • Paul Purchia – White Birches

WATERCOLOR

  • First Place: Patricia MacQueen – The Blue Vase
  • Honorable Mention: Laura Wallace – Flowers
  • Honorable Mention: Florence Como – Early Winter Sunset
  • Honorable Mention: Barbara Kupfrian – Naples Sunset

OIL/ACRYLIC/PASTEL

  • First Place: Karen Berman-Mulligan – Receding
  • Honorable Mention: Linda Hefner – The Grange
  • Honorable Mention: Louise Banner – Maybe

DRAWING

  • Honorable Mention: Maureen K. Oates – Torrey Pines, California
  • Honorable Mention: Laura Wallace – Old Mill

PRINT

  • First Place: Maria Green – Great Meadows: American Lotus #1
  • Honorable Mention: Doris Smith – Enchanted Forest

SCULPTURE / 3-DIMENSIONAL / FIBER ARTS

  • First Place: Ronnie Gould – Gorilla
  • Honorable Mention: Nan Penley – Ten Commandments

PHOTOGRAPHY

  • First Place: Ellen Royalty – V8
  • Honorable Mention: Mary Aloyse-Firestone – Woodpile
  • Honorable Mention: Bob Bass – Sexy You

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