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FAA announces show winners


Last updated 12/4/2020 at 11:52am


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Best of Show winner "I Love Sunflowers," a watercolor by Shirley Calvert, packs a punch of nature's color range.

FALLBROOK – Fallbrook Art Association's The Gallery is currently exhibiting the 2020 Holiday Open and Small Works Show.

This exhibit had a total of 12 ribbon winners and 10 small works honors bestowed by noted multimedia artist and judge Carol Zaleski whose statement clearly indicates her extensive background: "I am a mixed media artist moving from collage and painting and back again.

My work is constantly changing, and my paintings are a reflection of the way I see the world. "

As a lifetime member of FAA, Zaleski has been a director of a Chicago ad agency, a juror for the San Diego County Fair and fine arts director at the Fallbrook Library. She brings years of curatorial, exhibition and juror experience to benefit the FAA and the greater Fallbrook community.

This year's small works are perfect for holiday gift giving. The show is full of vibrant and affordable artworks gifts and jewelry. Handcrafted masks are also available for purchase with the bulk of the funds being raised to support art education classes for kids and D'Vine Path.

The FAA presents new art exhibits every six to eight weeks and the next show will be installed Dec. 14.

Winners in the Small Works Show are:

First place – "Mowing" – oil/acrylic by Marion Seiders

Second place – "Kotaro" – mixed media by Hajime Ohno

Third place – "Lazy River" – pastel by Al Brandli

Honorable mention:

"Red Tree " – acrylic by Karen Langer Baker

"Spirit of Yacht Racing" – watercolor by Patty Mangels

"Winters Shadows" – watercolor by Tony Funaki

Winners Fall Show:

Best Of Show – " I Love Sunflowers" – watercolor by Shirley Calvert.


First place – "So High" by Janice Cipriani-Willis

Second place – "From My Garden" by Penny Fedorchak

Third place – "Waterwise Botanicals" by Ruth Parker

Honorable mention – "Let's Do Lunch" by Shirley Calvert

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Janice Cipriani Wells' first place watercolor portrait, "So Big," captures a measured moment.

First place – "The Bird Family" by Julie Compton


First place – "The Boardwalk" by Ray Fedorchak


First place – "Tree in Morning" by Carol Reardon

Second place – "Samantha the Vizsla" by Hajime Ohno

Third place – "Lovin' the Afternoon" by Karen Langer Baker

Honorable mention:

"Kim's Dog, My Teacher" by Marjorie Weaver

"Peltzer Farm Sunflowers" by Kathy Stradley

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