“Ring of Fire” Wins Second Round of Art-for-All

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by Amanda Bloom

"Ring of Fire" by Pam Bogert.  Photograph.  Best in Show.

The second round of the collaborative Art-for-All launched with great success at the Hispanic Center of Greater Danbury on Saturday, March 3.  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 is offering a $500 prize the best in show at each venue to be determined by an outside jury. At the Hispanic Center, 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. 

View all of the winning pieces inside!

by Amanda Bloom

 

 

The second round of the collaborative Art-for-All launched with great success at the Hispanic Center of Greater Danbury on Saturday, March 3.  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 is offering a $500 prize the best in show at each venue to be determined by an outside jury. At the Hispanic Center, 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.  View all of the winning pieces inside!

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.  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.

Round three of the Art-for-All will take place at the Mercural Gallery with an opening reception on Saturday, March 10 from 4 to 7pm.  Juror Dave Gesualdi, a prominent local sculptor well-known for the P.T. Barnum sculpture in front of Bethel’s public library will be announcing the best in show at the reception.  For more information visit themercurialgallery.com.

Check out the winners from the Hispanic Center below:

 

 

“Ring of Fire” by Pam Bogert.  Photograph.  Best in Show.

 

 

 

 

“Heaps” by Shona Curtis.  Archival digital giclee print.  Second Place, Photography.

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

“Fenix” by Hanna Furey. Paper yarn.  Second Place, Sculpture.

 

 

 

 

“Spring Break” by James Jeffrey.  Oil.  First Place, Painting.

 

 

 

 

“Ancient Offering” by Aihua Zhu. Second Place, Painting.

 

 

 

“Wanda” by Anna Petrovich.  Pastels.  First Place, Drawing.

 

 

 

“Spider’s Gate” by Jen Orzolek.  Charcoal on paper.  Second Place, Drawing.

 


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