2016 Juried Art Show Gallery and Catalogue

2016 Juried Art Show

2016 Juried Art Show

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  • The BDO – Juror’s Choice – $250 – Betty McGowan (Oshawa) – Vessel
  • The Elinor Cole – Best Painting – $125 – Ian Bodnaryk (Orono) – Salama
  • The Canadian Tire – Best Sculpture – $125 – Erika Takacs (Uxbridge) – In the Garden
  • The Canadian Tire – Best Mixed Media – $125 – Allan O’Marra (Ajax) – Immersion
  • The Ryleepuss Productions – Best Photograph – $125 – Frank Scheitrowsky (Uxbridge) – Bed covers
  • The Inkslingers’ – People’s Choice – $100 – Lesa Robertson (Uxbridge) – Rusty
  • The Walter Campbell – Honourable Mention – $50 – Nicole Westbrook (Scarborough) – Window into Delhi
  • The Walter Campbell – Honourable Mention – $50 – Diana Hillman (Caledon) – Coast (Flight Series)
  • The Writing Fairy – Honourable Mention – $50 – Carmel Brennan (Sunderland) – Suspended Motion (The Car Wash Series)
  • The Barbara Blower – Honourable Mention – $50 – Painters6 (Markham) – Quilted Wisdom

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James Campbell – Executive Director/Curator Visual Arts Centre of Clarington
James Campbell has been Executive Director at The Visual Art’s Centre of Clarington since 2010, and assumed Curatorial duties in May, 2012. Prior to beginning his post in Bowmanville, he worked as an independent curator and art educator, his most substantial project involving the research and cataloguing of The Niagara Parks Commission Art Collection. For 14 years he was curator of The Riverbrink Art Museum in Queenston, Ontario, a 1,100 piece historical Canadian and international art collection. In the late 1980’s, he was the first Director/Curator at The North Bay Art’s Centre. He completed a diploma in Administration for the Creative Arts at Fleming College in 1980, and his BA in Art and Art History, University of Toronto, 1984. He completed course work for his MA, art history, at the State University of New York at Buffalo, in 2009.

David B. Gillespie – Artist/Printmaker
David B. Gillespie (b. 1956), graduated with a diploma in Art Restoration and Conservation from Sir Sanford Fleming College. He went on to work at the Royal Ontario Museum as a technician in the New World Archaeology Department and as a preparator. After moving to Nova Scotia he devoted himself to working as an artist. This is where he began to craft his techniques for serigraph (silk screen ) printing, drawing and painting. He and his family moved to Bowmanville Ontario in 1986 and continues to refine his printmaking skills. Recently he has also returned to his interest in photography and prefers a black and white format.

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