2012 Member Awards and Shows

Here are just a few of the awards our members have received and shows they’ve been accepted into this year.  Should you be on this list?  Let us know!

Janet Sanders “Black Bamboo”

Janet Sanders:  1st prize in two-dimensional mixed media in the Shelby County 4th Annual Juried Show for “Black Bamboo” painted on silver foil.  Also exhibiting are Nell Koopman, Charlotte McDavid and John Shadrick.  This show runs through October 18th at the gallery in downtown historic Columbiana.  Visit Shelby County Arts Council for details.

Michael Davis – 2nd place entry

Michael Davis won 2nd place in Watercolors at the Gadsden Art Association’s 54th Annual Juried Exhibition at the Gadsden Museum of Art.  His work will be featured in two solo exhibits in North Georgia as part of the Visiting artis Series. Unicoi State Park September 29th and 30th, and Amicalola Falls State Park October 27th and 28th, 2012.

Ron Lewis - 2nd place entry

Ron Lewis – 2nd place entry

Ron Lewis won 2nd place at the Prairie Arts Festival in Mississippi in August.

Alabama Watercolor Society Annual Juried Exhibition

Mark your calendars for the Watercolor Society of Alabama’s annual Alabama Members’ Showcase Exhibit at the Downtown Birmingham Public Library’s in the 4th Floor Art Gallery. 2100 Park Place, Birmingham, AL 35203. The exhibit will include aqua media works by member watercolorists who reside in Alabama. Opening Reception and Awards Presentation Sunday, September 23, from 2:30 to 4:00 PM, The Public is cordially invited to attend.

CONGRATULATIONS TO THESE MBAA MEMBERS EXHIBITING: Lynn Briggs, Nancy Christie, Winnie Cooper, Marjoryn Creighton, Tora Johnson, Laura Lewis, Ron Lewis, Bob Moody, Karen Ohlman, Julia Pope, Barbara Prior, Anne Reiser.

  • Shelby County Art Council accepted these artists into their Annual Juried show this year: John Shadrick, Janet Sanders, Charlotte McDavid and Nell Cooper. The show is displayed in their gallery in old downtown Columbiana.
  • Brookwood Hospital will exhibit Carolyn Mitchell’s paintings in the month of October, and St. Vincents East Hospital will exhibit them in the month of November.
  • Barbara Evans’  Wednesday Painters Littlehouse Galleries hosts a fantastic group show, featuring a selection of artists from Barbara Evans’ Wednesday Painters group. Artists featured include Gayle Leitman, Sharon Gates, Judy Kirk, Libby Pantazis, Amy Collins, Adelaide Booth, Marissa Apolinsky, Catharine Friend, Cary C Baker, Sandy Tilt and the dynamic Ms. Evans. Littlehouse Galleries is located at 2915 Linden Ave, Homewood, AL 35209.
  • Member Etta Yeary is exhibiting in the quaint college town of Montevallo in the current Plein Air Exhibit. The show is sponsored by the Montevallo Arts Council and runs though Oct 29th at the Parnell Library. For directions and information visit their website. Many of the artists in this exhibit were involved in Craig Reynold’s workshop in early June on Stamps Plantation in Montevallo.
  • Nell Koopman will be at Moss Rock Festival. Web site: studiokoop.com. Robine Wright will be at Moss Rock Festival.
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