Monday, May 22, 2017

LIVINGSTON ARTS ASSOCIATION AWARDS ARTISTS

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Annual Spring Members’ Exhibition of Livingston Arts Association

WHEN: open daily, continues until May 30
WHERE:
Crane’s Mill Towne Square Gallery, 459 Passaic Ave., West Caldwell

The Annual Spring Members’ Exhibition of Livingston Arts Association opened with an award ceremony at Crane’s Mill Towne Square Gallery, 459 Passaic Ave., West Caldwell. The Judge, Sharon Pitts, is a watercolor artist who teaches at Montclair Art Museum.  This summer she will host a watercolor workshop in Croatia.

Award of Excellence was presented to Rita Bodner, Elaine Denton, Deborah Druce, Kenneth Weiner, and Helen Wu.  Honorable Mentions were presented to Jean Atherton, Dr. Daryoush Houshmand, Carolina Medina and Ellen Rosenthal.

All winning artists will have the privilege of having their art on display at Livingston Town Hall during July and August.  Harriet Hiller, Co-President of LAA, has a solo exhibit in Livingston Town Hall, 357 Livingston Ave., which runs through the end of June.

Founded in 1959, the objective of Livingston Arts Association is to foster an appreciation of the fine and applied arts in Livingston and surrounding areas.  "The legacy of its founders has been carried on over the years through exhibitions, classes for adults and school children, demonstrations, and workshops.  We are proud of our heritage." says Harriet Hiller.  We invite the public to attend our demonstrations and exhibitions which are advertised in local newspapers and can be found on our website:  www.livingstonartsassociation.org

TOP: Ellen Rosenthal with her portrait of Barack Obama. Ellen a student of  Laurie Harden at LAA.