Vicksburg Art Association Spring 2004 Membership Exhibition
with comments by David Jones, judge
BEST IN SHOW WC 34 Bromeliad Number Two Alice Jean Dortch Very strong image, excellent technique, powerful use of color and light play.
Second Place WC 37 Intricate Web of Life III Ruth Reese Strong composition, excellent technique and craftsmanship, use of texture and pattern.
Third Place 3D 16 Spirit Wind Janet Akers Powerful, evocative imagery, excellent craft and use of materials.
First Place WC 37
Intricate Web of Life III
Excellent technique, composition, use of color and pattern.
WC 31 Spiritual Flight
Good use of technique and color, good composition.
WC 27 Free Spirit
Debbie Kendrick Good technique, high impact image, good drawing.
WC 15 Early Snow
Tom Harmon Good technique, light/dark, use of color.
WC 22 Remembering Eve
Evelyne Breland Good design and concept.
WC 26 Buttercups II - Spring is Here
Debbie Kendrick Good technique, execution and drawing.
OI 11 Tea Time
Michael Taylor Very good drawing, excellent technique, nice light and dark.
OI 18 McCarty and Crimson Red
Offie Oakes Powerful use of color, strong composition.
OI 24 Differences of the Same Kind
Strong emotional content/impact, style supports the narrative well, both humor and drama in one painting.
OI 06 When in Rome
Victoria Abraham Good use of color, nice technique.
OI 10 Red Beauties
Tina Pepper Bradford Nice style, play of light.
OI 27 Man from New Orleans
Julie McCartney Strong technique.
OI 30 In the Foyer
Julie McCartney Good technique, nice feeling to the painting.
AC 21 Tranquility Base
Tina Pepper Bradford Excellent technique, play of light and dark, good drawing.
AC 09 Monte Carlo Club
Jean Blue Wonderful technique, use of color, good drawing.
AC 07 Ancient Vessels
JoAnn Burnham Wonderful color, nice technique.
AC 05 Stepping Out
JoAnn Burnham Great technique, interesting drawing.
AC 04 Meadow Moods
Lee Grant Interesting concept, good technique, and sense of space.
AC 20 Courtyard Banana
Jean Blue Nice technique, use of color.
3D 16 Spirit Wind
Janet Akers Powerful, evocative imagery, excellent craft and use of materials.
3D 05 Bottle
Randy Hayward Jolly Beautiful glazing, excellent form, and surface color integrity.
3D 12 Black Vase
Randy Hayward Jolly Excellent technique, combinations of texture, form is unique.
3D 06 Coiled Bowl
Brenda Neumann Form has integrity with method.
3D 04 Have a Heart
Janet Akers Beautiful combination of color and form.
3D 08 Forest Floor
Michelle Howell Unique, whimsical, and odd!
First Place PC 08 White Cypress
Dedee Everman Mystery, mood, color, light and composition all work great together.
PC 03 Firenze Seclusion
Ed Schilling Excellent composition and subject matter.
PC 07 Lasting Impression
Ednita Prentiss Excellent light, color, and composition. High quality work.
PC 24 Vernazza Fishing Boats
Anita Schilling Good color, quality.
PC 27 Alps Paraglider
Ed Schilling Good action, composition.
PC 22 Rain Over Palouse
Michael Taylor Perfect light, mood.
PC 02 Where the Last Fires of Sunset Burned
Max Ford Great light.
PC 05 Sun Set Showers
Ron J. Alexander Wonderful mood and composition.
PR 03 Violet Zinnias
Leslie Horton Nice use of color and technique.
PR 06 The Road to Tuscany
Wanda Hurt Warren
Good composition, technique.
PR 04 Oooh Grandmama Caught Them Again
Rosalind E. Roy Strong story being told.
PR 01 Tree of Life
Leslie Horton Interesting technique.
PR 02 Garden with Bridge
B.J. Crawford Good technique.
PR 05 Life on Mars
Ruth Reese Great color.
PHOTO - MONO________________
PM 06 Standing Out in the Rain
Lesley Silver Good craft, intriguing imagery.
PM 07 Just Us Girls
Anita Schilling Good quality, great composition, strong image.
PM 03 Yesterday
Norman Scheffner Wonderful textures, strong image.
PM 01 Into the Swamp
Sally Green Excellent quality and composition
PM 02 Praying
Shu H. Chang Evocative imagery.
PM 12 City Sidewalks
Max Ford Bold, quality image.
MM 11 Apples, Sampled
Evelyne Breland Excellent design, composition, technique.
MM 17 She’s Getting Married?
Lesley Silver Strong impact, excellent use of materials, economy of expression.
MM 05 Reminiscing
JoAnn Burnham Wonderful use of color and technique.
MM 02 White Tulips
JoAnn Burnham Good technique.
MM 13 “Absolute”
Virginia Snow Strong composition, use of color.
MM 14 Who Pulls the Strings?
Lesley Silver Strong imagery and technique.
MM 20 Night Attack
Tom Harmon Strong imagery and technique.
DR 11 Why Sunday
Patsy Kirkwood Excellent technique, good composition, evocative imagery.
DR 10 Waterfalls
Kelly P. McCaffery Excellent technique, and use of color and imagery.
DR 01 Rowdy
Patsy Kirkwood Good technique, composition.
DR 02 Sacraments
Randy Hayward Jolly Good technique and composition.
DR 03 Woman in Contemplation
Dania Davis Strong and bold use of line.