Thursday, December 14, 2023

Winning ways

Members of the Three Cities Art Club recognized recent exhibition winners during a public reception at the Westland Gallery in City Hall. First place in the photography category was awarded to Lawerence Hamilton for his artwork “Crosswalk,” while second place honors went to Allen Brooks for “Golden Age of Industry. The third-place award went to John Middlestead for “Boneyard Pastel Sunset.” Honorable mentions went to Cheryl Ann Boc-Chidester for “Vines of Gaudi,” and Terri Haranczak for “Old Truck.” (Fuzzy Dice). Honors in other categories included a first-place award to Brenda Everson for “Faces 4,” a second place award to J. Susan Aitken for her art, “The Apple,” and third place honors to Barbara Kish for “Christmas.” Honorable mentions in this category went to Gabrielle Dolin for “Noveau Ballet,” and Kseniya Hauptmann for “The Sound of the Ocean.” The special judge award went to Susan Aitken for “Sunlit Gaze.” The winning artwork and entries will be on display at the Westland Gallery in City Hall through Jan. 4. Admission is free and open to the public.