Plymouth Bay Winery - Widow's Walk Wine Basket Oil Painting by John White
You're Invited... Join the First Saturday Organization THIS SATURDAY- April 2nd to celebrate the 1st Annual Gala Event for the Downtown Plymouth Art Steeples, Spires and Widow's Walk competition.
April 2, 2016
Hotel 1620 (Formerly the Radisson)
180 Water Street
Lower Level at Boardroom
11:00 am to 7:30 pm
Note: Cash or checks only, ATM nearby
Winners announced at 8:00 pm during the Gala
"Celebrate the Arts"
Steeples, Spires, & Widow's Walks Art & Photo Contest
11:00 am to 7:30 pm
Viewing and voting for Peoples Choice Award
First Saturday Gala
Doug McLaughlin Entertainment
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
8:00 pm Awards Presentation and announcements
(next years Art Contest Theme)
Please join us at the Gala and vote for the People's Choice Award, Saturday April 2, 2016
Click here for APPLICATION FOR ART COMPETITION!!!!
Meet our Talented Guest Judges:
Andrew Kusmin is a painter and teacher, who just published his first book,* Pallette of Dreams.* He offers classes in Plymouth an Lexington, MA His work has been published in* Watercolor*, *Watercolor Expressions*, *Artists Magazine* and both *Splash #3* *and # 12*. His artwork has been featured in numerous local and national exhibitions including American Watercolor Society, Allied Artists, Salmagundi Club National and Audubon Artists, The Western Federationn Southwestern and Houston Watercolor Societies and he is a signature Andrew's paintings have been featured in the Best of member of the National Watercolor Society. As a visionary activist, he played a significant role in launching the Parish Center for the Arts in Westford, MA and took the leadership role in transforming his hometown's historic former library into what is now the highly respected Plymouth Center for the Arts.
Elizabeth Rioux is an artist and teacher in Plymouth, MA. She works in several mediums with oil painting being her preference. Elizabeth is a certified teacher of Visual Art and has been teaching children is the Plymouth Public Schools for 10 years and within this capacity in Massachusetts for over 20 years. In addition, she teaches both privately and publicly to adults at the graduate college level and through her Art Bar business. Elizabeth travels to Canada, Europe, and through out New England to participate in Art festivals and to continue her personal growth as an artist. She most recently was awarded "People's Choice" at the 2015 Plein Air Festival on Prince Edward Island.
Thirty years experience photographing the landscape of New England as well as Ireland, Scotland, Iceland and Greece, began innocently enough with the purchase of a 3 5 mm camera in 1980.
Today a digital camera and digital workspace have replaced the film camera and wet darkroom.
His background includes a BFA degree in painting from Massachusetts College Art and a Masters degree in education from Tufts University.
His color photography has bee exhibited widely throughout the New England region. Gallery Artist South Shore Art Center and Plymouth Center for the Arts Studio/Gallery 6 Main Street ext (Post Office Square).
Art Competition is Sponsored By:
180 Water Street; Plymouth, MA 02360
Formerly the Radisson Hotel Plymouth Harbor
Now under new ownership
Largest Hotel & Event Center in area
Walking Distance to Shops & Dining
On Site Breakfast Dining - Harbor Grille Restaurant
Pool & Fitness Center
Plymouth Bay Winery is also donating a gift basket for the silent auction at hotel 1620.