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Bob Whitmore Wins Top Honors At Spring Art Show

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Both the Best of Show and Most Popular award went to water colorist, Bob Whitmore. Bob is the current president of the covered Bridge Art Association and a veteran of 30 years in art instruction in Indianapolis. All entries, including Whitmore's "Dogwoods in Spring," will be hanging until May 31, at the Gallery in Rockville on the north side of the Square.

Refreshments donated by the members and the local IGA store were enjoyed by all attendees during the Open House. Congratulations and many thanks to our three charter members of 45 years; Delores Collings, Louise Michael, and Lois Sciotta. All three are still very active members.

The following awards were given:

First place

"By the Dawn's Early Light," photo by Steve Bauer,

"Cecropia Moth," photo by Steve Bauer,

"Fowler In. Wind Farm," oil by James Colleran,

"The Dancing Iris," watercolor by Marsha Garrison,

"Freshly Fallen," watercolor by Rita Jacks,

"Old Matheson," photo by Jan McVay,

"Cascade Set," fine silver by Bev Roddy, and

"Country Barn," oil by Susie Teschmacher.

Second place

"Black Barn Near Taylorsville, Ky.," watercolor by James Colleran,

"Country Church in Spring Time," oil by Delores Collings,

"Spring Bonnets," photo by Malcolm Moore,

"Floral Images," raku by Linda Stalker,

"Country Get-a-way," oil by Susie Teschmacher, and

"Big Old White Barn," watercolor by Bob Whitmore.

Third place

"Shades of Autumn," oil by Delores Collings,

"Winter Bliss," oil by June Deener,

"Dogwood in Bloom," photo by Malcolm Moore,

"Slender Leaves Set," fine silver by Bev Roddy,

"Roots," colored pencil by Ellen Shaffer, and

"Sap's Gonna Run," mixed media by Connie Wasson.

Honorable Mention

"Below the Surface," watercolor by Rita Jacks, and

"A Touch of Red," oil by Peggy Underwood.

Entry blanks for the door prizes to be given away at the end of the show are availaable. There is no charge for admission or for the door prizes. Hours are daily (except closed Tuesdays) 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and Sunday 1-5 p.m. Enjoy the Show!

For more information contact the Gallery at 765-569-9422 or visit our web page www.coveredbridgeartgallery.com

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