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|First Name||Last Name||Score Value||Title|
|Z||Feng||First Prize||Snowy Creek|
|Kathleen||Giles||Second Prize||A Certain Something|
|Pam||Wenger||Fourth Prize||Morning Routine|
|Miriam||Pearson||Fifth Prize||Shutter and Sheets|
|Christine||Alfery||Honorable Mention||The Ripples We Make|
|Jean||Gill||Honorable Mention||Autumn Flow|
|Albina||Herron||Honorable Mention||Albutilon Bellevue|
|Suzanne||Hetzel||Honorable Mention||Abstract With Flora|
|Lela||King||Honorable Mention||Jesse's World|
|John||Morrow||Honorable Mention||Formal Sitting|
|Candace||Naumowicz||Honorable Mention||Spirit Swan|
|Shi Shian||WU||Honorable Mention||Opera Avenue|
Judging an art show is always a challenge. There should be a certain amount of fairness in judging all styles even if the judge tends to be drawn to a certain one. This particular exhibit displayed a wide variety of styles from the abstract to the finely detailed, and even some that successfully combined both styles. What I sought first in the paintings was good design… a basic knowledge of placement and movement. Subject matter, color, emotion, and creativity are all the other elements that I feel are necessary to stand out in a competition with other artists.
JUROR OF AWARDS - DENNY BOND
An internationally recognized watercolorist living in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Denny Bond graduated from Kutztown University with a Bachelor of Fine Art in Communications. Bond utilizes his design background to combine elements in creating representational paintings that emphasize timeless quality, sometimes real, sometimes imagined. Currently exhibiting in galleries and museums throughout the world, Bond’s paintings are based within a contemporary culture, but fused by historical interplay.
Bond’s paintings have been featured in Watercolor Artist June 2020, The Art of Watercolour December 2020, The Best of Watercolor 2020, Splash 2020, The Art of Watercolour 2017, Splash 17, Watercolor Artist, February 2016, Watercolor Artist, February 2015, Artists Magazine, January 2014, Watercolor Artist, February 2013, The Art of Watercolour, March 2012, Watercolor Artist, October 2011, Watercolor Artist, February 2008, and American Artist, June 2007.
Kutztown University, Bachelor of Fine Art, 1974