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9/16/2011 - Awards Presented to Talented Senior Artists

Awards Presented to Talented Senior Artists

Some of the county’s most talented artists have been recognized as part of the 37th Annual Cumberland County Older Americans Art Exhibit and Competition.

Organized by the Cumberland County Office on Aging & Disabled, 46 artists – both professional and non-professional –Awards Presented to Talented Senior Artists participated in the competition with a total of
69 pieces of artwork in 10 categories.

Fourty six artists, both professional and non-professional, participated with a total of sixty nine artwork pieces entered in ten different categories.

Awards were garnered as follows:

ACRYLIC (Professional)
1st Place - Bobbie Berg of Vineland - “Morning Arrives on the Marsh”
2nd Place - Lynn Martini of Vineland - “Lancaster Brand”
Honorable Mention – Margaret Ricci of Millville – “White Rose”

ACRYLIC (Non-Professional)
2nd Place – Theresa Demarest of Millville – “What Are You Looking At?”
CRAFT (Non-Professional)
1st Place – Joan Hoins-Hand of Vineland– “Noah’s Ark Two by Two”

DRAWING (Professional)
1st Place – James Penland of Millville – “Conversation with Ancient Aliegn”

DRAWING (Non-Professional)
2nd Place – Dom DeLuke of Shiloh – “Through the Eyes of Zoe”

PHOTOGRAPHY (Professional)
1st Place – Lynn Martini of Vineland – “Hidden Treasure”

PHOTOGRAPHY (Non-Professional)
1st Place – Roy Kaneshiki of Bridgeton – “Out to Lunch”
2nd Place – John Oesterling of Bridgeton – “Batsto Mansion”
Honorable Mention– Fred Scholl of Millville – “A Berry Chilly Winter”

PASTEL (Professional)
1st Place – Judith Scull of Vineland – “My Collection”

PASTEL (Non-Professional)
1st Place – Irene Ganter of Bridgeton – “Buffalo at Rest”
2nd Place – Gwendolyn Myers of Bridgeton – “Salad Time”
Honorable Mention – James Forcinito of Vineland – “Vineland Historical Society”

OIL (Professional)
1st Place – Carol Miller of Bridgeton – “Oyster Creek”

OIL (Non-Professional)
1st Place – Edward Bracco of Vineland – “Thistle”

MIXED MEDIA (Non-Professional)
1st Place – Floyd Pettengill of Millville – “Sailors’ Delight”

SCULPTURE (Non-Professional)
Honorable Mention – Edward Bracco of Vineland – “Sea Pitcher”

WATERCOLOR (Professional)
1st Place – Gene MacMurray of Fortescue - “Holly City Hollyhocks”
2nd Place – Robert Carman of Bridgeton - “Daffodils”
Honorable Mention – Carol Miller of Bridgeton - “Joy in the Surf”

WATERCOLOR (Non-Professional)
1st Place – Terri Ely of Bridgeton - “Pink Peonies”
2nd Place – Dom DeLuke of Shiloh - “Pansies”
Honorable Mention – Maxine Lewis of Bridgeton - “Sunny Slope Peaches”

First place winners advance to the 45th Annual New Jersey Senior Citizens Art Show, which will be on public exhibition at Meadow Lakes in East Windsor, NJ Monday, September 26th through Thursday, October 27th.

Local residents still have an opportunity to see the first place works currently on display at Martini Shoes, 613 E. Landis Ave., Vineland, NJ.


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