Below are the comments, from our juror Sue Archer, about the award winning paintings from our annual members show. Congratulations to all the winners! Well done!!!

Robert Rackleman, Music Maker by Ron Malone

Best of show – Ron Malone – Robert Rackleman, Music Maker: Interesting eye contact. Great unity of color, interesting cropping, and he captured the dynamic light quality on the subject. the light on the beard is very well done and must have taken you forever!

Mykonos After Noon by Mike Malloy

First place – Mike Malloy – Mykonos After Noon: excellent use of a variety of textures, white shapes, and value pattern. I liked the change of cool light in the front to the warm light in the distance.

Charming by Susie Schreiber

Second place – Susan Schreiber – Charming: very lively and fun; unusual still life treatment

Energy by Nancy Dias

Third place – Nancy Dias – Energy: good use of several repetitive shapes, unity of hue and movement through the composition leading to the center of interest

Little Dancers by Charlotte Cipes

Honorable mention – Charlotte Cipes – Little Dancers: Curiosity and cute-ness can’t be denied.good values.

Ladies Choice by Rebecca Wilkinson

Honorable mention – Rebecca Wilkinson – Ladys Choice: good composition, vertical curve leading in, well painted

Chief Micanopy by Jackii Molsick

Merit – Jackii Molsick – Chief Micanopy: good use of colors, well designed, well painted

Vast by Diana Eagles

Merit – Diana Eagles – Vast: nice use of the perspective elements in the landscape giving  the feeling of a lot of depth