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Art Association announces show awards

The Fallbrook Art Association announced the award winners for their fall member show at a reception held on August 29. Jon Harwood and Bill Riedell served as chairmen for the show. The judge, Nancy Livesay, selected the following as award recipients.

Special Awards

• Best of Show: Kathy Stradley, “Salute the Admiral”

• Dean Myers Plein Air Award: Lisa Mozzini-McDill, “Reflection”

• Dorothy Stillens Plein Air Award: Patricia Korzec, “Ghost Tree”

• Ellen Rowe Best Use of Color Award: Bill Riedell, “Colorful Island”

• Ken Decker Watercolor Award: Gasper Vaccaro, “Serenity”

• Bob Keller Popular Choice Award: Jack Ragland, “Grand Canal Lights”

Oil and Acrylic

• First: Nina Montalbano, “The Gallery Review”

• Second: Jennifer Morlan, “Clouds Over Chianti”

• Third: Rich Stergulz, “Professor”

• Honorable mention: Jennifer Morlan, “Autumn Dusk, Montepulciano”

• Honorable mention: Rich Stergulz, “Ivan”

• Honorable mention: Ellie Garcia, “Poppy Hill-Diptych”

Water Media

• First: Penny Fedorchak, “Sunflowers in a Tuscany Garden”

• Second: Karen Langer Baker, “Side by Side”

• Third: Laurie Hope, “Kite Festival”

• Honorable mention: Teddie Oatey, “Courtyard Umbrellas”

• Honorable mention: Herb Dockham, “Middle Fork of the Yuba”

• Honorable mention: Gasper Vaccaro, “Constance”

Mixed Media (including fiber art)

• First: Victor Jorgensen, “Moon Rise”

• Second: Jim Bates, “Freedom of Expression”

• Third: Noreen Ring, “Images from Memory”

Pencil, Colored Pencil, Ink, Charcoal, Pastel

• First: Ray Fedorchak, “Night Lights”

• Second: Ray Fedorchak, “American Dream”

• Third: Betty D. Hyde, “Sweetness of Light”

Printmaking and Computer-Generated

• First: Carol South, “Gold Leaf”

• Second: Larry Baker, “Mansion”

• Third: Brian Kennelly, “Untitled”

Photography (film or digital, including enhanced)

• First: Louis Nidorf, “The Darker the Cherry, the Sweeter the Taste”

• Second: Christie Star Featherstone, “The Window”

• Third: Ira Yawnick, “Dancin’ Shoes”

• Honorable mention: Louis Nidorf, “Night Scene”

Sculpture and Three-Dimensional

• First: Laurenn Barker, “The Mask”

• Second: Howard Costantino, “Aquatic Symphony IV”

• Third: Laurenn Barker, “The Prince”

For additional information about the Fallbrook Art Association or for a membership application, visit or write to the Fallbrook Art Association, PO Box 382, Fallbrook, CA 92028.


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