The Science Encyclopedia Times Square by Christopher Chadbourne
The Science Encyclopedia Times Square by Christopher Chadbourne

Marblehead Arts Association Annual Summer Member Exhibit June 14 - July 27

Opening Reception, Sunday, June 15, 2-4pm

The Yellow Bucket
The Yellow Bucket by Paula Pascucci

Summer has arrived in Marblehead, and the warm air and sun have tempted us outside again! It's time to break out the boats, don swimsuits, and spend good, quality time indoors admiring art and avoiding sunburns! Each year, in time for the Marblehead Festival of the Arts, the Marblehead Arts Association (MAA) artist members exhibit their finest work. All media, from painting to photography to sculpture to crafts will be on display.

In addition, MAA will also play host to the "Painting the Town" the Marblehead Festival of the Arts' Plein Air Exhibit from July 3-6.

Annual Summer Exhibit Award Winners:

The exhibit is judged and juried for prizes. Judging for Fine Art is Maria Maletesta, a full time painter and educator. She has been teaching Mixed Media and Oil Painting at Montserrat College of Art for 12 years. She has taught international programs in Tortola, BVI and in Umbria, Italy. She also teaches privately in her studio.

Judging for Photography is Kathy Chapman, a professional photographer and a graphic designer who has a studio in Gloucester.

Red Sails in the Sunset
Red Sails in the Sunset by Holly Chin

Judges Award in Fine Art: Holly Chin of Marblehead for "Red Sails in the Sunset" (Mixed Media) and Paula Pascucci of Nahant for "The Yellow Bucket" (Pastel).

Honorable Mentions: Michele Kenna of Beverly for "Sound of Silence" (Pastel), Judy Schmid of Marblehead for "All of Us #2" (Encaustic) and Daniel Zampino of Marblehead for "Saraswati, Goddess of Art & Music (Sculpture).

Judges Award in Photography: Christopher Chadbourne of Cambridge for "The Scenice Encyclopedia Times Square and John Weidenbruch of Marblehead for "Tickets".

Honorable Mentions: Paula Dorr of Marblehead for "PODS" (Early Photographic printing using Van Dyke Brown process), Karen Hosking of Salem for "Salem Power Plant" and Rob Kipp of Marblehead for "Dawn at Schooner Friendship, Salem".

Summer Gallery hours are Tuesday - Friday & Sunday, noon-5pm and Saturday, 10-5pm. Closed Monday. For more information, please contact or 781-631-2608.

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