Upcoming Show - “Scituate Arts Association Juried Show"
The Front Street Art Gallery is the venue for the Annual Scituate Arts Association (SAA) Juried Show to be held from Wednesday, April 2nd through Sunday, April 28th. One $500 prize for Best In Show will be given with up to $1000 in prizes will be awarded at a reception that will take place Friday evening, April 12th from 6 to 8:30 PM. Come and view paintings by some of the best artists on the South Shore and beyond!
The Show’s Jurors:
Christine Bodnar, a Marshfield artist and winner of the Best in Show at the Scituate Arts Association's 2018 Juried Show, has worked in all media but pastel painting is her medium of choice. She received her B.A. at Central Michigan University in 1982 with a studio major in painting and subsequently attended the Massachusetts College of Art and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. She has received awards from the Pastel Journal and Artists Magazine. In June, 2019, she will be awarded Eminent Pastelist status from the International Association of Pastel Societies at the Pastel Convention in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Katherine Smit graduated from Pratt Institute and taught watercolor, drawing, and portrait for about thirty-five years. Although her specialty is pastel portraiture, Katherine's watercolor and oil paintings of still life and local New England scenery have won many awards. She is a member of the NWS, Copley Society, Plymouth Art Guild, SAA, Pembroke Art Association, and the Pastel Society of America. A past President of Duxbury Art Association and the Helen Bumpus Gallery, she has won numerous prizes and taught for many years at the DAA, Fuller Museum, Plymouth Center for the Arts, South Shore Center for the Arts and North River Art Society.
Jurgen Lobert is a Massachusetts-based fine art photographer born and raised in Germany. Jurgen received a Ph. D in atmospheric chemistry from Gutenberg University in Mainz, Germany, before moving to the US in 1991. Jurgen is a self-taught photographer who specializes in night photography and daytime long exposures as well as Urban Exploration. Jurgen, an executive member of the Boston Camera Club and the founder/organizer of the Greater Boston Night Photographers Meetup group, has organized more than 100 photo excursions. He is a lecturer, instructor and judge for regional camera clubs.
Front Street Art Gallery, a juried cooperative gallery of over twenty local artists and artisans, is located at 124 Front Street, Scituate Harbor. Gallery hours are Thursday through Saturday, 11 AM to 5 PM and Sunday 12 to 5PM. The Gallery is closed on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays during January and February.
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Come to Scituate Harbor and experience the wealth of art produced by the South Shore artistic community and beyond. It is indeed a gift to have so many talented people in our midst.
Come and browse!