Art Exhibition 2009

The 80th Annual Phillips’ Mill Juried Art Exhibition will open its doors to the public on Saturday, September 26. This is a very prestigious and well known art exhibition as it is the first and most continuous art event which exhibits only the works of Delaware Valley artists. This show is considered by many to be an excellent way to view the works of this areas very best artists, as it only accepts artists living within a 25 mile radius of Phillips’ Mill. The Exhibition which takes place each fall is not only a favorite with local art aficionados, but also draws collectors and gallery owners from New York, Philadelphia, New Jersey and other areas. All of the art which includes framed pieces, sculpture as well as unframed Portfolio works are for sale offering everyone an excellent opportunity to purchase wonderful art.

Each year the Art Committee welcomes artists working in a wide variety of media and styles thus keeping the annual event fresh and interesting. The exhibit art includes oils, watercolors, prints, mixed media, drawings and sculpture and represents both modern and abstract as well as traditional styles. The art exhibited is carefully selected by a panel of jurors which changes annually and is made up of artists and art educators. This year’s jurors for Painting and Graphics included artist Mel Leipzig, watercolor artist Nessa Grainger and Katherine Somers, Fine Art Consultant and Curator. The jurors for Sculpture are sculptors Jonathan Shahn and Elizabeth Miller McCue. It is also at the discretion of the jurors to award a variety of cash awards to the artists. This year, 30 awards are being presented with a total cash amount of over $14,000.00

Phillips’ Mill 80th Annual Juried Art Exhibition will open its doors to the public on Saturday, September 26 and run through Saturday, October 31, 2009. The show is open daily from 1-5pm. Adults – $3, Seniors – $2, Students – $1. The Exhibition is held at the Historic Phillips’ Mill, 2619 River Rd. 1 1/2 miles north of New Hope, PA.

Award Winners 2009

PATRONS’AWARD FOR PAINTING
Louis Russomanno – Trenton, NJ – “Swag” – Oil

PATRON’S AWARD FOR DRAWING, PASTEL OR PRINTMAKING
Rhoda Yanow – Whitehouse Station, NJ – “Tailor” – Pastel

PATRON’S AWARD FOR SCULPTURE
Suzanne Pitak Davis – Lambertville, NJ – “One Left Lockup” – Mixed Media

RADCLYFFE GALLERY & FRAMING AWARD FOR TRADITIONAL BUCKS COUNTY LANDSCAPE
Pamela Malabre Miller – New Hope, PA – “January Afternoon Moon” – Pastel

PHILLIPS’ MILL ART COMMITTEE AWARD IN MEMORY OF JOSEPH CRILLEY
Valerie Von Betzen – Durham, PA – “The Happy Hour” – Oil

THE HUGHES AWARD TO AN ARTIST EXHIBITING AT PHILLIPS’ MILL FOR THE FIRST TIME
John Nebesney – Princeton, NJ – “Mr. Dylan” – Mixed Media

JOSEPH V. MARABITO, JR. MEMORIAL AWARD FOR IMPRESSIONISM IN OIL
Colette Sexton – Lambertville, NJ – “Triumph Brewery” – Oil

THE LYDELL AND BARBARA CHRISTENSEN AWARD
Csilla Sadloch – Yardley, PA – “Vera and the Tulip Branch” – Oil

THE PAXSON HILL FARM AWARD
Thomas Kelly – Mercer, NJ – “Night Swimming” – Acrylic

THE CRILLEY FAMILY AWARD IN MEMORY OF JOSEPH CRILLEY
Dot Bunn – Doylestown, PA – “Fantasy” – Oil

CASIMIR A. AND JANE P. SIENKIEWICZ AWARD FOR A TRADITIONAL PAINTING IN THE STYLE OF THE NEW HOPE SCHOOL
Joseph Barrett – Lahaska, PA – “House of Flowers:Buckingham” – Oil

E.JANE GIVEN MEMORIAL AWARD FOR WATERCOLOR
Diane Greenberg – Yardley, PA – “Hey, No Splashing” – Watercolor

AWARD FOR WATERCOLOR IN HONOR OF MARY ELIZABETH ALLISON
Jeanne Dobie – Pipersville, PA – “Storm Wrath” – Watercolor

THE HARLOV-DALAS AWARD FOR DEPICTION OF THE HUMAN SPIRIT
Susan Clarke Plumb – Doylestown, PA – “Lost Souls in Rwanda” – Mixed Media

AWARD FOR REALISTIC LANDSCAPE OF THE DELAWARE VALLEY GIVEN BY WILLIAM AND MAUREEN HARVEY
Janine Dunn Wade – Doylestown, PA – “Dogwood Lane” – Pastel

DES CHAMPS GALLERY AWARD FOR A DELAWARE RIVER VALLEY SCENE IN OIL
Michael Budden – Chesterfield, NJ – “Upper Delaware” – Oil

AWARD FOR PAINTING IN MEMORY OF ARTHUR J. AND LINDA RICKER
Judy Henn – Lambertville, NJ – “Don’t Think Too Much” – Acrylic

CRYSTAL SPRINGS AWARD FOR OIL PAINTING
Judith Fritchman – Reigelsville, PA – “Sarah” – Oil

AWARD FOR CONTEMPORARY ART GIVEN BY CHUCK AND PEARL MINTZER
Tom Sheeran – Princeton, NJ – “Science Class” – Oil

AWARD FOR WORK ON PAPER IN MEMORY OF ANITA GROENENDAHL GIVEN BY JOSEPH AND ANNE GARDOCKI
W. Carl Burger – Stockton, NJ – “Divine Infestation” – Charcoal and Pencil

FRED BEANS FAMILY OF DEALERSHIPS AWARD FOR WATERCOLOR
Karen Bannister – Hopewell, NJ – “The Medicine Ball” – Watercolor

AWARD FOR A SCENE OF NEW JERSEY GIVEN BY ROBERT S. PRITCHETT IN LOVING MEMORY OF HIS PARENTS CLARENCE AND MARION PRITCHETT
Luiz Vilela – Lambertville, NJ – “Fishing in Milford” – Oil

IN HONOR OF GRACE, GUS AND NOLA
Roger Loos – Reigelsville, PA – “Reclining Figure” – Sculpture

AWARD FOR OIL PAINTING IN THE STYLE OF NEW HOPE IMPRESSIONISM GIVEN BY PAUL AND HARRIET GRATZ
Rudolf Stumpf – Lambertville, NJ – “Weeden Street Quarry” – Oil

THE TOIA FAMILY AWARD
James Feehan – Pipersville, PA – “Theater of Sienna” – Oil and Wax

AWARD FOR FIGURE OR PORTRAIT PAINTING GIVEN BY MARY ANNE REESER AND STEPHEN QUICKEL
Mavis Smith – Solebury, PA – “Snow Banquette” – Egg Tempera

AWARD IN LOVING MEMORY OF LINDA SLAUGHTER FOR WATERCOLOR WITH A BUCKS COUNTY THEME FROM THE TALLY FAMILY
Beth Schoenleber – Doylestown, PA – “Farmhouse Reflections” – Watercolor

VICTOR E. AND CONSTANCE M. OLIVER AWARD FOR REALISM IN OIL
Babette Martino – Bluebell, PA – “West 4th Off 202″ – Oil

SOLEBURY SCHOOL AWARD FOR OIL PAINTING IN MEMORY OF THE FOUNDERS LAURIE YORK ERSKINE, JULIAN LATHROP, ROBERT SHAW, ARTHUR WASHBURN
Sandra Flood – Frenchtown, NJ – “Surrender” – Oil

LISA JAMES OTTO COUNTRY PROPERTIES AWARD FOR OIL PAINTING
Nina F. Martino – Doylestown, PA – “Warding Off Paradigm Shifts” – Oil

PHILLIPS’ MILL COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION AWARD IN HONOR OF PATRICK FOWLES
Bob Griffin – Perkasie, PA – “Numismatics” – Oil

JOE ROSSI MEMORIAL AWARD
Ann Calandro – Flemington, NJ – “Breaking the Spell” – Mixed Media

AWARD FOR SCULPTURE IN MEMORY OF SHAUN M. MILLER
Gyuri Hollosy – Titusville, NJ – “Water Loons” – Sculpture