01 September 2007

You're Invited!!!

I'm happy to report that "Balancing Act", the regional SAQA show that I am co-curating, is finally hung and ready for viewing! The photo above is the cover page of the catalog I created of the show's work and it features the Best In Show piece from Jacque Davis, "Life on Mars." (The catalog will be available for sale shortly on SAQA's website. If you are attending the opening reception on September 7, catalogs will also be availble for purchase then.)

There is an opening reception at the Lawrence Street Gallery on Friday September 7 from 6pm-9pm. And everyone is invited! You can visit their website for their address and directions to where they are located.

The following artists are featured in the show:

Mary Andrews - Grand Blanc, MI
Jacque Davis - Freeburg, IL
Roslyn DeBoer - Orland Park, IL
Deborah Fell - Urbana, IL
Cheryl Dineen Ferrin - Mattawan, MI
Clarian Ferrono - Chicago, IL
Joan Hershey - Bloomington, IN
Anne Hiemstra - Farmington Hills, MI
Jean M. Judd - Cushing, WI
Peg Keeney - Harbor Springs, MI
Debi Kibbee - Ypsilanti, MI
Nancy E. Kimpel - Oconomowoc, WI
Lynn Krawczyk - Plymouth, MI
Ann Loveless - Frankfort, MI
Susan Sanborn North - Troy, MI
Karen Kiley Olson - Ortonville, MI
BJ Parady - Hamilton, IL
Christine Predd - LaPorte, IN
Casey Puetz - Waukesha, WI
Virginia Spiegel - Byron, IL
Joan Potter Thomas - Northville, MI

The following works were awarded honors:

Best in Show - "Life on Mars" by Jacque Davis
First Place Representational - "Trillium" by Ann Loveless
First Place Abstract - "Fault Line II" by Nancy E. Kimpel
Juror's Choice - "Correspondence #9" by Virginia Spiegel
Juror's Choice - "S.O.S." by Christine Predd

The show is a very diverse mix of styles and subject matter. Its really quite amazing! If you are able to come by and see it, you won't be disappointed!

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