The Frederic Remington Art Museums 2013 Members Juried Art Exhibition opened May 18 in the museums Richard E. Winter Gallery and Torrey Family Gallery. The exhibit included 49 works of art by 44 artists. The exhibit was on display through Sept. 7.
This annual exhibit is open to any artist who is a member of the museum.
The public was invited to view the exhibition, either in person or online at www.fredericremington.org, and vote once for the Publics Choice Award. The 2013 Publics Choice Award went to Denny Morreale for Raurri at the Sandbanks, 2011. Mr. Morreale was awarded a framed print of Frederic Remingtons 1890 painting, Antoines Cabin, on Sept. 11.
Juror Gregg Fedchak selected prize winners at the opening of the exhibit. The 3rd place prize went to John Elwood Cook for Ice House; Second place went to Lutz Scherneck for Two Fish Blue Pond and Best in Show went to Judy Andrus Toporcer for Rear Window.
We congratulate all the artists in the exhibition - Ravinder Agarwal, Georgette Bacon, Steve Bateman, Barbara Benson, Kathy Braceland, Marion Bradish, Diane Charlebois, Richard Charlebois, John Elwood Cook, J.P. Doyle, Yves Dupont, Betsy Elswit, Daniel Elswit, Lorre Florin, Shawn L. Halperin, Pat Harrington, Len Haug, Mary Haven, Jane Lammers, Lorraine Lans, Ann Larsen, Gary Larsen, Cheryl Livingston-Young, Hope Marshall, Suzan L. McDermott, Lynn E. Mecham, Bruce Millen, Denny Morreale, John Morrow, Paul N. Pedersen, Norman Pirollo, Lynne Reichhart, Terry Rempel-Mroz, Thomas Robarge, R. Paul Saphier, Lutz Scherneck, Janet M. Sullins, Eleanor Sweeney, Graham Thomas, Judy Andrus Toporcer, Rashmi Vaish, DuShawn Williams, Pamela Winchester, David Young
Many of the works were for sale. One third of the proceeds benefit the Frederic Remington Art Museum, and two thirds go to the artist. Three paintings were sold.
The museums next Juried Art Exhibit, the 2013 International Juried Art Exhibit, will open on Sept. 21 to artists within 100 miles of Ogdensburg. The juror is Susan Ashbrook.