“A Setting” Wins Third Round of Art-for-All

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by Amanda Bloom
Owner, The Mercurial Gallery

"A Setting" by James Mazza.  Oil.  Best in Show.

The third and final round of the collaborative Art-for-All launched with great success at the The Mercurial Gallery on Saturday, March 10.  The Art-for-All is a multi-venue art show at Art and Frame, The Mercurial Gallery and The Hispanic Center of Greater Danbury, with a portion of the proceeds from art sales benefiting the Hispanic Center.

Due to an anonymous donor, The Hispanic Center offered a $500 prize for best in show at each venue, determined by an outside jury. At The Mercurial, juror Dave Gesualdi, a local sculptor, decided “A Setting”, a painting by local artist James Mazza, as best in show and named two other honorable mentions. 

View all of the winning pieces inside!

by Amanda Bloom
Owner, The Mercurial Gallery

 


 

The third and final round of the collaborative Art-for-All launched with great success at the The Mercurial Gallery on Saturday, March 10.  The Art-for-All is a multi-venue art show at Art and Frame, The Mercurial Gallery and The Hispanic Center of Greater Danbury, with a portion of the proceeds from art sales benefiting the Hispanic Center.

Due to an anonymous donor, The Hispanic Center offered a $500 prize for best in show at each venue, determined by an outside jury. At The Mercurial, juror Dave Gesualdi, a local sculptor, decided “A Setting”, a painting by local artist James Mazza, as best in show and named two other honorable mentions.

At Art and Frame, Susan Blumenthal, owner of the CT Pennysaver, and Susan Chabot, owner of Country Lane Interiors, selected a photograph by Raz titled “Vulnerable When Naked” as best in show and gave honorable mentions to “Garden” by Steve Tanenbaum and “Food Market” by Antonio Carvalho.

The show at the Hispanic Center will be on display through March 30, and all works are available for sale.  Jurors Joe DiGuiseppi, a prominent local artist, and Christine Rose, a painter and reporter for the Patch, decided “Ring of Fire”, a photograph by local artist Pam Bogert, as best in show and named a number of other outstanding pieces in other mediums.  The Hispanic Center is located at 87 West Street in Danbury, Connecticut.

The show at Art and Frame will be on display through Sunday, March 11, and all works are available for sale.  Art and Frame is located at 60 Newtown Road in the Route 6 Plaza in Danbury.

The exhibit at The Mercurial Gallery will be on display through April 13.   For more information visit themercurialgallery.com.

Check out the winners from the Mercurial Gallery below:

 

 

“A Setting” by James Mazza.  Oil.  Best in Show.

 

 

 

 

“Fried Dough, Just a Buck” by Mark Savoia.  Photograph.  Honorable Mention.

 

 

 

 

“Happiness” by Brian “Antonio” McCarley.  Ceramic clay.  First Place, Sculpture.

 

 


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