Aug. 1, 2018 — At a recent reception at the Florence Events Center, artists were recognized for the unique summer-oriented exhibit they provided in Galleries One and Five. In addition, members who are Patrons of the Artists were honored for their art appreciation and support of local artists.
Patrons for this exhibit are: Jenna Bartlett, Jo Beaudreau, Harlen and Caren Springer, Tom and Sandy Jouse, Lynne Kayser, Jim and Claudia Ignatieff, Ron and Bev Hildenbrand, Suzy Lacer, Bob and Bonnie MacDuffee, Kristin Anderson, Racheal Pearson and Wim and Caroline Mesman.
During the reception, guests visited with the artists while they enjoyed refreshments and music by musician Jeff Lovejoy.
This exhibit will continue until Tuesday, Aug. 28.
It’s not too late to become a Patron of the Artists. Just select an art piece you wish to purchase, and a gold engraved name plate will be put next to the art piece you select.
The public is also encouraged to vote for the People’s Choice Awards. There is a ballot box in Gallery One, and visitors are asked to view art in both Galleries One and Five, and in the two cases, and write down their favorite piece.
Winners will be announced on Tuesday, Aug. 28, with first place receiving $250., second receiving $150, and third place $100.
2-D artists participating in this exhibit are: Stephanie Ames; Rebecca Bartow; Jo Beaudreau; Colleen Goodwin-Chronister; Charles Draper; Emily Economides; Jowanna Gosselin; Ron Hil-denbrand; Claudia Ignatieff; Daphne John; Dan Leasure; John Leasure; Tom Lederle; Elizabeth Lugg; Pamela Nedder; Jane Pittenger; Jane Rincon; Julie Ripley; Emily Rosinbaum; Carol Summers; Nina Toepher; Pamela Vosseller; and Annette Yuga.
3-D artists are: Kristin Anderson; Benjamin Cahoon; Meredith Draper; Ginny Kliever; Colleen McKnight; Caroline Mesman; Andy Nedder; and Denise Tarvin.