HUGE turn out for the Los Gatos Art Association‘s Greater Bay Area Open juried exhibition held at the New Museums of Los Gatos on Saturday! Juror Peggi Kroll-Roberts chose 66 pieces for this regional show sponsored by the Los Gatos Art Association.
Mary Ellen Comport, on behalf of the New Museums of Los Gatos spoke eloquently about the important intersection of art, history and community and the important roles that NUMU, LGAA and LGMG play in this endeavor. Afterwards LGAA’s Elke Groves and Jeff Owen, co-chairs of the event, announced the awards.
Vincent Liu was awarded best in show for his oil Fireman and Dogs.
Maralyn Miller won first place for her oil, Lavender and Gold.
Craig Sanborn drew second place for his charcoal, carbon, pastel drawing, Deception of Independence.
Carol Bower took third place for her soft pastel, Kami.
Karen Olsen was awarded an honorable mention for her water color, French Pears.
Ron Dell’Aquila captured an honorable mention for his photograph, Spring Green and Yellow #3.
Wayne Adachi won an honorable mention for his painting, Bangkok Street Food #2 ( in the middle).
David Massey won an honorable mention for his watercolor, The Climb.
Ellen Howard received an Honorable Mention for her oil, Serve them Up!
Carol Collins with her intriguing digital photography composite, Join the Pink Warriors delves into her personal battle with cancer.
Kim Newell and her oil, Sophia.
Rebex Nie with her acrylic Magnolias II, Kerrie Brandau with her oil, George and Joan Drennan with her oil, Cherry Chevy.
Donna Orme with her acrylic, Wake Up.
Nancy Takaichi with her oil, First Snow.
Elwira Barbara Maszara and her watercolor Trufle.
Scott L Holtslander with his photograph, Merced River at Sentinel Rock, Veronica Gross with her watercolor, Painters at Moran Lake Park and me with my oil, Forget-me-not Tea II.
Al Shamble with his oil, Pirates Cove, Plein Air.
Anita Hittle with her oil, Molly.
The exhibition runs through to the end of August.