The Miniature Show was judged by Melissa Eddings Mancuso, painter, bookbinder, and associate professor of art at Ohio Northern University.  

The winners are:  Best of Show, James A. Andrews for an oil painting titled "Summer"; First Place, Maria Iafelice for a stitched piece titled "Souvenir #5"; Second Place, Robert Minto for a ceramic piece titled "Mamo Teapot"; and Third Place, T. R. Steiner, for a ceramic piece titled "Vase #3."  Three pieces were given Honorable Mention awards.  They are a watercolor painting by Don Groff titled "Birch;" a stitched piece by Sharon Hammer Baker titled "April Valley;" and a wood carving by Tom McManness titled "Grapevines."

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FAL Announces Juried Show Winners

The Findlay Art League is pleased to announce the results of its Juried Show 2014.  The show opens Friday, November 7, in conjunction with ArtWalk. Winner of the Madonna Wagner Best of Show Award goes to Martin Chappuies for his watercolor titled “Belfast, Maine.”  First Place 2-D went to Silvio Jimenez for his acrylic “Remembrance from My Childhood.”  First Place 3-D went to Robert Minto for his stoneware “Doll House.”  Second Place 2-D went to Jeanne Beutler for her pastel “A Breeze in the Meadow.”  Second Place 3-D went to Ed Corle for his stoneware “Jar #3, Space.”  Third Place 2-D went to Allen Hutton for his watercolor “Opposition.”  Third Place 3-D went to Tom Roller for his copper and steel “Cattail.”  Merit Awards in 2-D went to Scott Sherman, “’57 Ford,” oil; Deborah Curtis, “Cub Tails,” oil; Valerie Escobedo, “Lauren,” charcoal; and Richard W. Davis, “Ruins,” photo.  Merit Awards in 3-D went to Mike Kozumplik, “Running Up and Down . . .,” sterling, bronze, and pearl; Richard Ruehle, “Zebrawood Platter,” wood; Jill Groves, “Blue Hole,” fused glass, and T.R. Steiner, “I Would Like the Coffee . . . ,” stoneware.

 The judge for this year’s competition was Becky Laabs from Bowling Green, Ohio.  After a 35-year career in art education, Becky opened up her gallery and studio “art-a-site” in downtown Bowling Green.  Becky has an undergraduate degree from BGSU and a graduate degree from the University of Toledo.  She has served as adjunct professor of art at BGSU and University of Toledo and has earned many awards for her teaching over the years.  

The Juried Show opens Friday, November 7, from 5 to 9PM, with the artists’ reception.  Awards will go out at 7:00 and the show will remain open Tuesdays through Saturdays, from 10AM to 2PM, through November 21.

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Findlay Art League Offering After-School Art Classes  

The Findlay Art League is excited to announce the offering of after-school art classes in our newly-renovated art education classroom.  Classes begin Monday, September 8, and will run for three days per month, September through April.  Students do not need to attend every month to participate.  They can register to participate during any month or months of their choosing.  There is a discount for those who register in September for the entire year.  Grades 6 through 12 meet Mondays from 3:30 to 5:00.  The fee is $35.  For more information and to register, call Louise Wineland at 419-326-5582.  Grades 3 through 5 meet Tuesdays from 4:00 to 5:00.  The fee is $30.  Home Schoolers meet Thursdays at a time convenient for them.  The fee is $35.  For more information and to register, call Sharon Dawson at 419-422-8897.  Grades 1 and 2 meet Wednesdays from 4:00 to 5:00.  The fee is $30.  For more information and to register, call Louise Wineland at 419-326-5582.  Check the Findlay Art League website for specific dates and times.  For further information, call Crystal Bowman at 419-423-6729.

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FAL and the Crawford Street Market

Our Findlay Art League, in conjunction with the Crawford Street Market, is going to be open for business Saturday mornings from 9-1 during the month of June. Art League members will have the opportunity to display and sell any art work that is either new or has been
presented in past shows. If this idea is profitable, we may continue the Saturday openings through the end of October. The following rules will apply to all participating members…         

1.  The artist is required to submit an inventory and price list of his submitted work, along with his name, phone number and e- mail address.

2. The artist is responsible for gallery sitting for at least one of the 4 Saturdays of the month his work is on display or for one of the other jobs associated with the show. A work sign-up sheet will be on hand at the art league when submitting the art work. No work, no display!

3. All sold art work will be have a 25% fee deducted from the sale to be paid to the art league.

4. Art work will be issued to the buyer upon payment.

5. Artist's payments, minus the art league's 25% deduction, will be issued at end of the month.

6.  Saturday volunteers will be responsible for collecting money, issuing receipts and balancing the books at the end of each day.

7.   The show committee reserves the right to limit the number of submissions by an artist should space become an issue.

Contact Connie Weasel \ 419-348-4003 or connie@weasellaw.com

 

MAY SHOW

MEMBER SHOW

 Findlay Art League’s Annual May Show 

Opens 

Friday, May 2

The Findlay Art League’s 66th Annual May Show opens Friday, May 2, at 5:00PM, in conjunction with ArtWalk.  Awards will be presented at 7:00PM.  The opening and artists’ reception is open to the public.  This members-only show is an impressive exhibit of art work by local and regional talent.  Media include everything from watercolors to intaglio prints.

 

The Best of Show award went to James Andrews for his watercolor “ Sunrise .”    First Place went to Ron Fox, “Not in a Box, Not with a Fox,” graphite; Second Place , Robert Minto, “Teapot,” stoneware; and Third Place , Isaac Smith, “ Heidiland , Switzerland ,” oil. Honorable Mention awards went to Connie Weasel, “Vermont Deer Camp,” acrylic; Beth Ziss, “Flower,” fused glass; Kelly Massillo, “Hands Tied by Fate,” acrylic; Isaac Smith, “The End,” intaglio print; and Teresa Straley Lambert, “Pink Window,” digital color photo.

 

The judge for this year’s May Show was Kory Hubbell, senior graphic designer for Hewlett Packard and owner of his own free-lance business, HubbellArts.   Co-chairs of the show are Connie Weasel, Kelly Massillo, and Jean Cossey.

 

Gallery hours for the May Show are Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, 11AM – 3PM.  The show will close Friday, May 30, at 3PM.

Findlay Art League’s Photo 32 Show Opens

 

The Findlay Art League’s Photo 32 Show opened Friday, March 7.    This juried show is an impressive exhibit of photographs by local and regional talent.  Photographic media include everything from black & white film to digital color and beyond.

 

BEST OF SHOW

 

 

Lisa Ruggiero-Wawrzyniak

 “I’m Watching”

 

The Best of Show award went to Lisa Ruggiero-Wawrzyniak for her digital color print “I’m Watching”; Juror’s Awards went to Breanna Ridgeway, “Fortitude”; Ed Corle, “Dance”; and Sean Ferry, “Balloon Burst.”  The Juror’s Award for Color also went to Ed Corle for “Tracing II.”  The Juror’s Award for Black & White went to Jane Vanden Eynden for “Waiting.”  Honorable Mention awards went to Breanna Ridgeway, “Faded Youth”; Lisa Ruggiero-Wawrzyniak, “Baby Doll”; Linda Brown, “Wandering Soul”; Melanie Keller, “Pinhole; Owens”; Timothy Wiegand, “Hard at Work”; and Dorothyann Strange, “Fright or Flight?

 

THE JUROR'S AWARDS

 

              

 

        Ed Corle, “Dance”                                  Jane Vanden Eynden,  “Waiting.”

 

 

The judge for the FAL Photo 32 Show was Spencer Cunningham, photography professor at the University of Findlay.  Co-chairs of the show are Robert and Karen Minto.

 

Gallery hours for the Photo 32 Show are Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, 10AM – 2PM.  The show will close Friday, March 28, at 2PM.

 

Photos by Dale DeVene

The Student Art Exhibit
The Student Art Exhibit for Kindergarten through grade five opened Thursday, February 13 at the Findlay Art League.  The opening reception was 6:30-8:00, with awards being presented at 7:00.   This annual event was open to students in Findlay and Hancock County Schools.  Art teachers selected a limited number of student art works for submission to the show.  The show was judged and awards presented during the opening reception.  Awards are made possible by the McClelland Family Student Art Fund and the Bill Graham Memorial Trust.
 
Awards were presented to many students.  First Place was awarded to Kanon Maesaka, grade 5, from Wilson Vance, for “Self Portrait.”  Second Place award went to Cohen Smith, grade 2, Cory Rawson, for “The Fair.”  Third Place was awarded to Ryan Harmon, grade 2, Van Buren, for “Curley Museum.”  Honorable Mention Awards were given to Wakana Isogai, grade 4, Wilson Vance, for “Woven Pouch;” Tygan Bloomfield, grade 4, Chamberlin Hill, for “Colorful Spirals;” Christy Strzempka, grade 5, Lincoln, for “Winter Silhouette;” Blake Boehm, grade 2, Cory Rawson, for “Africa;” Maddie Dudgeon, grade 1, Lincoln, for “Fall Tree;” Adam Warren, grade 1, Van Buren, for “Winter;” Natalie Gutman, Kindergarten, St. Michael, for “Robot;” Morgan Carteaux, grade 3, Cory Rawson, for “Hornets;” Chase Wellman, grade 5, Vanlue, for “Big Orange Building;” and Elayna Church, grade 5, Wilson Vance, for “Self Portrait.”
 
The Exhibit was judged by Jean Cossey.  Jean Cossey, a retired teacher, graduated from Bluffton University with a major in Art and during her career taught elementary and high school art, as well as Spanish. She works in many media, and at present produces paper maché  bowls and creatures which can be seen at Gray Mare and Company in Carey, OH.  She is a member of The Findlay Art League.
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Juried Photography Show

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Entries Due: Thursday, February 20, 7:00 – 9:00 PM 
or
 Saturday, February 22, 9:00 AM – 12 Noon
 
Opening Reception:  Friday, March 7, 7 - 9PM
 

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FAL NAMES PRIZES FOR 2013 JURIED SHOW 

Opening and Artist Reception

Friday, November 1, 5 to 9PM

Findlay Art League 2013 Juried Show Opens

 

The Findlay Art League 2013 Juried Show will open in conjunction with the Arts Partnership’s ArtWalk Friday, November 1, with a reception for the artists, open to the public, at the Findlay Art League Gallery, 117 W. Crawford Street , from 5 – 9PM.  Awards will be made at 7PM.  This year’s first Balcomb Award went to Don Groff for his watercolor “Winter’s Sunrise”; Best of Show was Jessica Summers’ oil painting “Time to Think”; First Place, Robert Minto, “Two Fish for Tea,” stoneware; Second Place, Kelsey Rich, “Tyler,” charcoal; Third Place, Martin Chappuies, “Urban Castle,” watercolor.  Merit Awards went to Dolores Hailey, “Steph and Jen,” pencil, and “Fat Cat Dreams of Mastering the Universe,” acrylic; Laura Barnhardt Corle, “Feathers,” monoprint; and Isaac Smith, “Italian Rooftops,” gouache.  The show, open to artists in the northwest Ohio area, was judged by William and Melissa Mancuso, both professors of art at Ohio Northern University .  Rollie and Carol Smith are co-chairs for the event.

 

Gallery hours are Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday from 11AM to 2PM and Fridays 11AM to 2PM and 6 to 8PM.  The show will be closed for Thanksgiving week and will reopen for First Friday on December 6 from 5 to 9PM.

 

Findlay Art League Announces After School Art Classes

The Findlay Art League “After School” Art Program will start the week of September 9th.    The junior high and high school classes will meet on Monday at 3:30 till 5pm.  “Home School” classes will meet Tuesday from 10:30 till 12 noon.   The third thru fifth grade classes will meet Tuesday from 4 pm till 5 pm.    There will be 3 classes per month.  The one hour classes will be $30.00 per month and the hour and a half class will be $35.00 per month.   Any questions and to register please call Crystal Bowman at 419-423-6729 to register for the Monday class or call Sharon Dawson at 419-422-8897 for the Tuesday classes.

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MONDAY

Jr. High and High School (3:30 till 5pm)

September      9          16        23

October           7          14        21

November       4          11        18

December       2          9         16

January            6          13        27

February          3          10        24

March             3          10        17

April                7          14        21

May                 5          12        19

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TUESDAY

  3rd, 4th, 5th Grade (4 pm till 5 pm) 

and

 Home School (10:30 till 12 noon)

September      10        17        24

October           8         15        22

November       5         12        19

December       3         10        17

January             7         14        21

February          4         11        18

March             4         11        18

April                8         15        22

May                 6         13        20

FINDLAY ART LEAGUE
65th MAY SHOW
(member only show)
 
The Findlay Art League’s 65th Annual May Show opened Friday, May 3, at 5:00 p.m.  This show, representing artist members of Findlay Art League exclusively, is held in conjunction with the Arts Partnership’s semi-annual ArtWalk.
 
The Best of Show award goes to Isaac Smith for his colored pencil  drawing “The Red Ring of Death”; First Place, Mary Wilson, “Americana in Progress”; Second Place, Kelly Massillo, “Tranquil Spot”; Third Place, Cathy Schock, “To Be or Not To Be.” Honorable Mention Awards go to Isaac Smith, “Lake View,” Leslie Rohr Scherer, “Parker,” Jean Cossey, “Blue Cat #1,” Jeanne Beutler, “Winefest I,” Roland Smith, “Liz,” and Dan Czarnecki, “Picnic.”
 
Judge for the show was Paul Brand, watercolor artist who has won numerous awards for his work in shows and exhibits throughout Ohio and the nation.  He currently teaches at the Toledo Museum of Art, Art Supply Depo, and the Toledo Artists’ Club. 
Chairpersons for the show are Connie Weasel and Amy Brook.
 
Gallery hours are Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, 10AM – 2PM.  The show will close Friday, May 31 at 2PM.
 

 

PHOTO 31

The Findlay Art League’s Photo 31 Show opened Friday, March 8, at 7:00PM, with awards presented at 7:30PM.  This juried show is an impressive exhibit of photographs by local and regional talent.  Photographic media include everything from black & white film to digital color to infrared and beyond.

Best of Show
Mat Marrash,  “Ringwood State Park, New Jersey”
 
1st
Jane Vanden Eynden, “Fox in the Wind”
 
2nd
James Proffitt, “Ice Eagle”
 
3rd
Dorothyann Strange, “Working Late”
 

 

The Best of Show award goes to Mat Marrash for his black & white film print “Ringwood State Park, New Jersey”; First Place, Jane Vanden Eynden, “Fox in the Wind”; Second Place, James Proffitt, “Ice Eagle”;  Third Place, Dorothyann Strange, “Working Late”; Honorable Mention awards go to Pam Cordeau, “Off the Beaten Path”; Alice Schneider, “Staircase . . . Met”; Teresa Lambert, “Buoys Will Be Buoys”; Mat Marrash, “Bob’s Barbershop”; Jane Vanden Eynden, “Eze Day Out”; and James Proffitt, “Silo.”   

 

The judge for the FAL Photo 31 Show was Jeff Salisbury, a professional photographer and photography professor at the University of Findlay.  Co-chairman of the show are Teresa Lambert and Jason Wagner.

 
Student Art Exhibit
Grades K - 5
 
Registration - Monday, February 11, 3 - 5PM
 
Dates - February 14 - 17
 
Opening Reception - February 14, 6:30 - 8PM
 
Chairs - Janealla Smalley and Amy Brooks\

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Student Art Exhibit, grades k-5

The Student Art Exhibit for Kindergarten through grade five will open Thursday evening at the Findlay Art League, 117 W. Crawford St.  The opening reception is Feb. 14 from 6:30-8:00, with awards being presented at 7:00.   This annual event is open to students in Findlay and Hancock County Schools.  Art teachers selected a limited number of student art works for submission to the show.  The show is judged and awards will be presented during the opening reception.  Awards are made possible by the McClelland Family Student Art Fund and the Bill Graham Memorial Trust.
 

Awards will be presented to many students.  First Place will be awarded to Brandon Gardner, grade 2, from Vanlue, for “Ice Cold.”  Second Place award goes to Abbi Lotz, grade 5, Arlington, for “Fish.”  Third Place will be awarded to Lauren Smith, grade 4, St. Michaels, for “Hamburg and Fries.”  Honorable Mention Awards will be given to Layla Tiell, Kindergarten, Jefferson, for “Crocodile;” Seth Gunder, grade 4, Vanlue, for “Eiffel Tower;” Quinn Taylor, grade 1, Liberty Benton, for “Warm Colored Cat;” Samuel Shaferly, grade 4, Vanlue, for “King Samuel;” Alena Miller, grade 4, Vanlue, for “Heads Up—Angry Cow;” Hailey Essinger, grade 5, Arlington, for “Cupcake;” Olivia Combs, grade 1, Vanlue, for “Sunny Flowers;” Jack Saltzman, Kindergarten, Vanlue, for “Crazy Circles;” Avery Elchest, grade 3, Cory Rawson, for “Horse on the Horizon of Time;” and Abbie Miles, grade 5, Lincoln, for “Flower.”

 

The Exhibit was judged by Connie Weasel.  Connie and her husband, Chuck, are long-time residents of Findlay.  She graduated from Ohio State University with a BS in Art Education and furthered her studies at Bowling Green State University.  Connie, who has  recently retired from teaching, taught art at Donnell Junior High and Cory Rawson Elementary School.  She is a member of The Findlay Art League.

2013 PORTRAIT SHOW
January 18 - February 9, 2013
 
The opening reception for the Findlay Art League Portrait Show will be Friday, January 18, 7:00-9:00.  This show is open to artists from northwest Ohio using any medium to produce a representation of a specific person.  Fifty-three entries were submitted, and will be on display at the Art League gallery until February 9.  
Best of Show in this exhibit is going to Dan Lerma for his charcoal drawing, “Dan ‘Afterhours.’”  First Place, Dennis Zimmerman for “The Painter.”  Second Place, Harry Melroy for “Lunch at the Louvre.”  Third Place, Randy Bennett for “The Dog and Me.”  Three Honorable Mention Awards go to Kelsey Rich for “Relaxation,” Dan Lerma for “Bicycle Bob,” and Nancy Frankenfield for “Morning Light.”  Awards will be presented at 7:30.
Judging this show was Judith Greavu, who started her teaching career at Findlay High School in 1963.  She holds a B.S. in Art Education from Ball State Teacher’s College, and an M.F.A. in Painting from BGSU.  She taught sculpture, drawing, figure drawing, painting, ceramics and art education at Ohio Northern University from 1985-2005.  Ms. Greavu continues to produce sculpture in her studio in rural Dola, Ohio.
The Portrait Show is free and open to the public.  Viewing times are Wednesdays-Saturdays, 11:00-6:00.

 

Best of Show
Dan Lerma, “Dan ‘Afterhours’”
 
First Place 
Dennis Zimmerman,  “The Painter”   
 
Second Place
Harry Melroy,  “Lunch at the Louvre”
 
Third Place
Randy Bennett, “The Dog and Me”  

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Winners Named in Findlay Art League’s 2012 Juried Show

 

Findlay Art League’s 2012 Juried Show opened Monday and is now open to the public Monday through Saturday, 10AM – 2PM.   An Artist Reception will be held on Friday, November 2, 5 – 9PM in conjunction with the Arts Partnership Art Walk.  The Juried Show awards will be at 7PM. 

Best of Show went to Matthew Cook, Self Portrait, oil; the William Nonnamaker Award went to Tom Emerine, Aspen Canopy, watercolor; First Place Silvio Jimenez, Point of No Return, acrylic; Second Place Jessica Summers, Self Portrait as Domestic Goddess, oil; Third Place Derek Brennan, Old Dog and Bo, encaustic & oil; Merit Awards went to Laura Barnhardt Corle, Off State Route 235, watercolor; Kelsey Scharf, Untitled, oil; Harry Melroy, Long-haired /Ducks of Paris, stoneware; Mike Kozumplik, Ranging the Woods Together from Tree to Tree, sterling silver, bronze, & pearls; Martin Chappuies, The Great Escape, watercolor; Sheilah Grogan, Parade, oil; Melissa Dzienny, Sunday Morning, encaustic; and Rachael Chappuies, Jason, charcoal.  The judge for the show was Mille Guldbeck, Professor of Painting and Graduate Coordinator, Bowling Green State University.  The Findlay Art League’s Juried Show, 117 West Crawford Street, will be open through November 16, 2012. 

 

 

     
 
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Best Of Show  
 

 

         

William Nonnamaker Award

 

 

 First 

Second

 

 

Third

 

Findlay Art League’s

Black & White and Shades of Gray Show Opens

 

The Findlay Art League’s 2012 Black & White and Shades of Gray Show opens Friday, June 15 at 7 PM with the awards to be presented at 7:30 PM.  The opening and artists’ reception is open to the public.  This show is a fine exhibit of paintings, drawings, sculpture, ceramics, jewelry, photos, and collages all of which have no color elements.  

The Best of Show award goes to Nancy Frankenfield for her pen and ink  “Sunflower”; First in Painting, Silvio Jimenez, “Yesterday,” acrylic on canvas; First in Works on Paper, Isaac Smith, “Drinking Fountains,” graphite; First in 3-D, Robert Minto, “Tiles Six,” stoneware on steel; First in Photo, Richard Davis, “Old Gas.”  Honorable Mentions go to Randy Bennett, “Myth & Memory,” mixed media; James Levy, “Darkness,” photo; Anita Lehman, “Trio,” earthenware; and Crystal Bowman, “Anadromous,” marker and graphite.

Judge for the show was Anne Beekman, Assistant Professor of Graphic Design and Illustration.  She earned her B.F.A. from the Cleveland Institute of Art and her M.F.A. from Marywood University.  Before coming to Findlay, she worked as art director, graphic designer and web developer in publishing and advertising.  The chairperson for this show is Jean Cossey.

Gallery hours are Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday, 10AM – 2PM.  The show will close Friday, July 13, at 2PM.

 

BLACK & WHITE and SHADES of GRAY SHOW
 
June 15 - July 13

PROSPECTUS

ENTRIES DUE: Thursday, June 7,  7 - 9PM
                               Saturday, June 9,  9AM - Noon

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Findlay Art League’s Photo 30 Show Opens
 
The Findlay Art League’s Photo 30 Show opens Friday, March 9, at 7:00 p.m. with awards presented at 8:00 p.m.  The opening and photographers’ reception is open to the public.  This juried show is an impressive exhibit of photographs by local and regional talent.  Photographic media include everything from black & white film to digital color to black glass ambertype and beyond.
 
The Best of Show award goes to Kaitlyn Jo Smith for her digital color print “Poison”; Best Black & White, Danail Gantscher, “Untitled #1”; Best Color, Robert Hills, “Ruby-throated Hummingbird”;  First Place, Jane Vanden Eynden, “Charleston Light”; Second Place, Alice Schneider, “Old Window”; Third Place, Evan Hass, “California Creek”; Honorable Mention awards go to Mike Schneider, “Edisto Palm”; Evan Hass, “Quiet Fishing”; Christine Robey, “Hidden Treasures”; and Dorothyann Strange, “Color of Poor.” 
 
The judge for the FAL Photo 30 Show was Darlene Yeager-Torre, a professional fine art photographer/artist living in Columbus, Ohio.  Her work has been featured in a number of solo exhibitions, including last summer’s “Painting with Light” at the Ohio Art League Gallery in Columbus and numerous juried shows, including the Carnegie Gallery, the Columbus Metropolitan Library, and the most recent, ending in January this year, the Sixth Annual Online Visual Artist Regency Exhibit.
 
Gallery hours for the Photo 30 Show are Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday, 10AM – 2PM.  The show will close Friday, March 30 at 2PM.
 
Findlay Art League
PHOTO 30
Opening
Friday, March 9, 7 - 9PM - Awards at 8PM

 

Exhibit Dates: March 9 – March 30, 2012 - Findlay Art League Gallery

  The gallery hours for this show are Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, 10a.m. to 2 p.m.

 117 West Crawford Street, Findlay, Ohio 45840

 
news release

 

“PHOTO 30”
CALL FOR ENTRIES
 
The Findlay Art League is putting out a call for photographers to enter its 30th Annual Juried Photography Show.  Entries are to be submitted on Thursday, February 23, 7 – 9 PM and on Saturday, February 25, 9 – noon at the FAL Gallery, 117 West Crawford Street in Findlay.
 
Entries must be original and have never been exhibited in a prior Findlay Art League Show.  Any photographic process is acceptable as long as it originated in a camera and was taken by the photographer entering the work.  The finished work must be framed and/or wired ready to be hung.  FAL will refuse entries not meeting these requirements or otherwise unprofessionally presented.

The judge for "Photo 30" is Darlene Yeager-Torre of Darlene Yeager-Torre Fine Art Photography, Columbus, Ohio.  Information about the judge can be found on Darlene's website www.dytphotos.com.  

A “Photo 30” show prospectus can be obtained at the FAL Gallery or downloaded from the FAL website – http://www.findlayartleague.com.  Any questions about the show should be directed to Andrew or Darlene Crow, co-chairman of the event at 419-209-0004 or email 2.crows@live.com .
 
The “Photo 30” show will open with a reception for the photographers Friday, March 9, 7 – 9p.m.  This reception is open to the public.  The gallery hours for the show are Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, 10a.m. to 2 p.m.  The show closes March 30.

Findlay Art League’s “2012 3D Exhibit” opens Friday

 

The Findlay Art League’s 2012 Three-Dimensional Exhibit opens Friday, January 13 at 7 PM with the awards to be presented at 8 PM.  The opening and artists’ reception is open to the public.  This juried 3D show is a fine exhibit of sculpture, ceramics, weaving, jewelry, wood, paper, glass and metal work by area artists.  

The 3D Best of Show award goes to Joe Bonifas for his forged steel piece “Transformation Pedestal”; First place, Harry Melroy, “The Time of His Life,” oil enamel on mixed media; Second Place, Andy Sacksteder, “War-Torn Girl with the Emerald Eyes,” bronze; Third Place, Harry Melroy, “Esmeralda’s Sweet Ride,” oil enamel on wood; Honorable Mention Awards go to Gregg Luginbuhl, “Rustic Decanter XVII,” stoneware; Ed Corle, “Brown Wave,” stoneware and Madonna Wagner, “Necklace,” beads. 

Gallery hours are Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday, 10AM – 2PM.  The show will close Friday, February 10 at 2PM.

Judging the show was Doyle Long who has enjoyed being a professional studio production potter most of his adult life.  He was responsible for the design, production, marketing and strategic planning of dinnerware in Delaware, Ohio, and Forest, Ohio.  His education in ceramics reads like a Who’s Who of major universities offering degrees in ceramics.  He earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Alfred University in Alfred, New York, in 1978.  From there he attended The University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa, where he earned a Master of Arts degree in 1979 and a Master of Fine Arts degree in 1980.  He has worked with or under nationally and internationally known potters during his formative years and remains in touch with many of them.  Doyle has had his studio and work featured in Ceramics Monthly magazine.

For more information about the Findlay Art League and its programs stop into the FAL gallery at 117 West Crawford Street or visit the League’s website www.findlayartleague.com

 

 

                Doyle Long

CALL FOR ARTISTS FOR
FINDLAY ART LEAGUE
2012 3-D EXHIBIT

3-D Prospectus

A call for artists has gone out for the Findlay Art League 2012 3-D Exhibit.  Registration of entries for this juried show is Thursday, January 5, 7 – 9PM and Saturday, January 7, 9AM – Noon at the Findlay Art League gallery, 117 West Crawford Street.  This 3-D Show is a chance for sculptors, potters, weavers and other textile artists, jewelers, wood carvers, metal artists, paper manipulators, and all other artists whose work is 3-D or relief to enter a show designed with them in mind.

Artists must be 17 years of age or older.   Entries must have been created within the last four years and must not have been exhibited previously in a FAL show.  Artwork must not exceed 60 inches in any direction and must not exceed 75lbs.

The artists’ reception and exhibit opening is Friday, January 13, 7PM – 9PM (open to the public) with awards at 8PM.  Show hours are Monday through Saturday, 11AM – 2PM through to the end of the show Saturday, February 7.

A prospectus for the 3-D show can be obtained at the Findlay Art League Gallery, 117 West Crawford Street or can be downloaded from the Findlay Art League web site - www.findlayartleague.com.  Any questions can be directed to Bob and Karen Minto kminto@bright.net who are co-chairpersons of the show. 

              

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