The Once-a-year Summer months Artwork Explosion Demonstrate at the Stanly County Arts Guild gallery is in whole swing.
Winners have been not long ago introduced in the level of competition divided into 2D and 3D artwork. Judges for the show were Julia Lawing of Concord’s Clearwater Studios and Donna Carter of Locust.
1st place in equally 2-D and 3-D attained a $400 dollars prize, with $200 heading to 2nd spot and $100 to third. The demonstrate is totally free and open to the community. Hours of the gallery are from 12-4 p.m. Wednesday, 11 a.m. to 6 p. m. Thursday and Friday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.
In the 2D group, Robert Cooper’s graphite drawing titled “Uncle Jesse” attained major honors. Judges said they “appreciated the motion” of the piece.
“I could really feel the heat and electricity guiding the plow. The technological execution of the graphite drawing is so superbly rendered. The subtle array of values is gorgeous,” the judges reported.
2nd spot went to “Bostic Faculty Residence Memories” by Marshall Davis.
In 3rd position was Jared Slack’s painting “With the Boys.” Judges savored the standpoint of the piece displaying a cityscape from young gentlemen sitting down on a bridge in the foreground to the capitol building in the qualifications.
“The lights and darks, greys and judiciously selected color permitted me to sense the city hustle in the city at the day’s conclude,” judges stated.
Honorable Mentions in the class provided “Anti-ci-pation” by Stephanie Dittrick, “Summer Splashers” by Kay Harrison and “Majestic Serenity” by Robert Cooper.
In the 3-D class, the winner was Marjel Jones’ “Silent Music,” which was a songs box. Judges claimed the “precision of glass put for resin” and the “use of many materials” were equally “well imagined-out.”
Next spot went to “Feather Bowl” by Michelle Efird, which was credited by judges for its “attention to element and originality.”
“Fruits of my Labor” was the third-place winner produced by Linda Harris. Judges stated the parts shades and consideration to depth “were impressive.”
Honorable point out went to “Self Portrait” by Lindsey Rigney and “Agate-Like” by Judith Williams.
Charles Curcio can be contacted at (704) 983-1361 or [email protected]