ROWAYTON, Conn. -- Heide Follin and Betty Ball were among the big winners when the Rowayton Arts Center announced the results of its “Abstraction” and “Printmaking” exhibitions.
Follin of Norwalk won Best in Show for “Abstracts” with her acrylic painting “Galapagos Dreamscape 1.” Ball, of Rowayton, won for her monotype “Summer Barn, No. 1” in the Portside Gallery’s “Printmaking” exhibit.
The “Abstractions” award was judged by award-winning painter, teacher and printmaker Mary Louise Long, while Christopher Stone, the Staff Master Printer and Workshop Manager of the Center for Contemporary Printmaking, served as the “Printmaking” juror.
“Abstractions” winners include:
Oil on Canvas: “Good Vibrations,” by Linda George (Darien), first place; “Center of Attrition,” by L. Richard Koleszar (Norwalk), second place; “Waterway,” by Lilly Langotsky (New York City), third place; “Eventide,” by Yuko Ike (Darien), honorable mention
Mixed Media: “Plaza Square” by Gregg Welz (Norwalk), first place; “Soft Undertones,” by Kendall Klingbeil (Pound Ridge), second place
Photography: “Ice Land,” by Pierre Lahaussois (Rowayton), first place; “Cocktail Hour,” by Kirsti Holtan (Stamford), second place; “Broadway Diner,” by Laure Dunne (Norwalk), third place; “Shape Shifter,” by Sandy Gennrich (Stamford), honorable mention
Acrylic: “Le Marche,” by Bruce Horan (Stamford), first place; “Liquid Sunset,” by Lois Weingarten (Bronx), second place; “Illumination,” by Bevi Bullwinkel (Fairfield), third place; “Nebula IV,” by Ishita Bandyo (Branford), honorable mention
Water Color: “Hawaiian Diver,” by N. Robert Cestone (Rowayton), first place; “Spook,” by Michael Brennecke (Westport), second place
“Printmaking” winners include:
Oil Monotype: “Domes,” by Margo Reynolds Packer (Rowayton), first place
Silkscreen: “Destination,” by Bruce Horan (Stamford), second place
Monoprint: “Under the Sea Grafiti,” by Carolyn Lyngholm (Cos Cob), third place
Poured-Paint/Sparkles: “Rising,” by Ann Marie Tetelman (South Salem), third place
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