November 30, 2014-January 2, 2015

NorthStar Watermedia 2014 Members’ Exhibition: “Linger Here”

Venue: White Bear Unitarian Universalist Church
328 Maple St, Mahtomedi, MN 55115
Church hours: M – Th 10am – 4pm, W 10am – 9pm, Sun 9am – 1pm

Important Dates and Venue
Jan 3, 2015 Pick up Noon – 2pm. Late retrievals will incur a $25 fee.

Congratulations to the winners in the 2014 NorthStar Watermedia Members’ Show

Comments from Juror, Pat Undis (click on image to see a larger image):

PetalPusherBest in Show: Linda Stout–“Petal Pusher”
A carefully thought-out story, a new story because of the surprise – a cat! Refreshing and well done. Doesn’t look like a workshop painting.

Blain SuperiorAward of Excellence: Judith Blain–“Heading Toward Lake Superior”
Every inch is flawless with color happenings. Delicious and masterful. She knows what to leave out.

Shady Porches in SummerAward of Excellence: Gail Speckman–“Summer Porches of the Old Neighborhood”
Masterful application of paint. Charming. It takes you right to the neighborhood.

 

 

 

StillwaterDuffy Garden Star IIMerit Award: Emmy White–“Stillwater”
The shapes and colors are all Emmy! Masterful composition.

Merit Award: Barbara Duffy–“Garden Star II”
Energy in the application of paint. Warm dominance. Excellent line work. Not like anyone else.

 

 

Morning IceKnutsenMerit Award: Marilyn Jacobson– “Morning Ice”
I’m crazy for the shapes! Beautiful composition and fresh application of paint.

Merit Award: Karen Knutson–“Sedona Memories, II”
A master of the abstract. Fun and playful design with quiet areas.

 

 

Wendel Rock On, Girl ACCarlis Silas and GrandpaHonorable Mention: Leny Wendel—“Rock On!”
I’m entertained by the story. Great use of shapes, each different but repeated. Lots of movement.

Honorable Mention: John Carlis–“Silas and Grandpa”
The narrative tugs at your heart. Fresh and minimally done.

 

 

Nelson But You're WETOLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAHonorable Mention: Heidi Nelson–“But you’re WET!”
Excellent use of value and color. Expressive quality pulls you right in.

Honorable Mention: David Schlief –“City By the River”
Strong use of color. Good brush strokes, like handwriting.

 

 

Ireland- The Road Homespring thaw final 2Honorable Mention: Pat Choffrut–“Ireland: The Road Home”
Warm dominance on a sunny day. Beautifully rendered figures. Carries you right along the road.

Honorable Mention: Karen Sorensen–“Spring Thaw”
Great line work. Nice value pattern. Cold against warm. Beautiful watercolor approach.

 

 

Thank you to show chair, Marie Panlener, and to all the volunteers.

 

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