Monday, February 10, 2014

Fiber Art Earns Honorable Mention at CT Artists Exhibition

Congratulations to SAQA-CT artist Kate Themel, whose fabric portrait "Leaving a Mark" earned an Honorable Mention award at the Slater Museum's 70th Annual CT Artists Exhibition!


Awards were presented on Sunday, Feb 9, 2014 in the Converse Gallery. The winning pieces were selected from a variety of media.

1st Place: "Egyptian Water Vase" (segmented wood) by Clement Watson
2nd Place: "The Good Life" (acrylic painting) by Del-Bourree Bach
3rd Place: "First Snow" (solar plate etching) by Carol Dunn
Honorable Mention: "Leaving a Mark" (fiber/textile) by
Kate Themel
Honorable Mention: "Pit Fired Urn" (ceramics) by Michele Sinkez

And the Prize for Excellence in Fine Craft went to John M. Gilchrist for his metal sculpture "Fox", made from stainless steel forks and spoons.

The CT Artists Exhibition runs until March 21, 2014.

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