Winners Announcement – Paint Ontario Opening Reception
Teresa Marie Phillips (Founder/Curator, Paint Ontario, Executive Director, Grand Bend Art Centre)
Dave Maguire (Chair, Board of Directors, Grand Bend Art Centre)
The four paintings below were chosen by a jury of three professionals in the Art world. For more information on the judges, go to www.paintontario.com and click on “About Us”.
First Prize “Orchard Beach” by Denise Antaya (Sutherland)
Second Prize “January Morning -24C, Goderich” by Michele Miller
1st Honourable Mention “October” by Elizabeth Carr
2nd Honourable Mention “Bottles” by Laura Jones Wright
The 5 paintings below were chosen by sponsors, including individual, group, and corporate.
Oil/acrylic Choice (in memory of Rosemarie Crosswell) “By the Light of the Dodge” by Janice Innocente
Watercolour Choice (in memory of Tom Crossman) “October” by Elizabeth Carr
Wildlife Choice (sponsored by Hay Communications) “Broken Silence” by Ken Jackson
Waterscape Choice (sponsored by the Rotary Club of Grand Bend) “Remember When” by Chris Morton
Calendar Cover Choice (sponsored Commercial Print-Craft) “Remember When” by Chris Morton
Mayor’s Award “Baby Animal Spirit Guides” by Michael J. Billett
Founder’s Award “Centre Wellington Field Patterns # 3” by Dick Marvin