International Guild of Realism
International Guild of Realism 4th Annual Juried Exhibition

At the Weatherburn Gallery in Naples, FL  |  February 17th, - March 3rd, 2009
 

Selected Artists

Arleta Pech
Bill Barnes
Camille Engel
Carol McArdle
Carolina Daley
Cynthia Knox
David M. Bowers
David Xu
Deborah Barton
Don Clapper
Donna Slade
Donna Surprenant
Gary Hernandez
Gemma Gylling
George Gonzalez
Jacqueline Gnott
Jan Stommes
Jane Hartley
Jeanne Crain Leemon
John Vistaunet
Juan Medina
K. Henderson
Ken Fuller
Larry Charles
Lee Alban
Lorena Kloosterboer
Marina Dieul
Mark Thompson
Mary Felton
Michele Pope Melina
Mike Mazer
Nick Long
Ning Lee
Pat Jackman
Peter Yesis
Rick W. Hansen
Robert C. Kirkpatrick
Ryan D. Jacque
Sandra Power
Scott Royston
Sheila Cantrell
Sherry Jo Horton
Tom Cardamone
Vadim Dolgov
Vala Ola
Victor Mordasov
William Albanese
Zamfir Dumitrescu

 

 

Congratulations to the Award Winners!
 

Best Wildlife
Gemma Gylling
Pioneer in Realism
David Bowers
Best Drawing
Sheila Cantrell
Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine, Best of Show
Marina Dieul
Artist's Choice
Vala Ola
Director's Choice
Juan Medina
Best Figurative
Don Clapper
Best Still Life
Scott Royston
Best Trompe l'Oeil
George Gonzalez
Best Floral
Gary Hernandez
Creative Achievement
Larry Charles & Lorena Kloosterboer
Best of Show
Mark Thompson

 

Co-Judges in All Categories

Roger Weatherburn Baker
Roger formerly managed the IBM Gallery of Science and Art in New York City and served for several years on the board of the Silvermine School of Art in New Canaan, Connecticut. He is a Founding Member and President of the Naples Fine Art Dealers Association (NFADA).
 

Leslie Cheek, FASID Leslie is a Medalist Award winner and Fellow of the American Society of Interior Designers, and a former member of that society's national board of directors. She is a member of the board of the United Arts Council of Collier County and holds key positions in several other southwest Florida community organizations.
 

Jonathan Green
Jonathan is one of the country's top African American painters whose work is in the permanent collection of several museums in the southern U.S. He has received numerous awards over the last 30 years of his career, including most recently the Key of Life Award this month from The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in recognition of his lifetime contribution to the arts. Next month (March 2009) he will receive the keys to the City of Naples where he resides.
 

Judges for Specific Categories

The Director's Choice Award was judged by Heather Begley, who has served as Executive Director for The Weatherburn Gallery for the past ten years and is a leading figure among young art professionals in the Naples community.
 

The Artist's Choice Award was judged by Jonathan Green (see above).
 

The Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine Best of Show Award was judged by B. Eric Rhoades, Chairman and CEO of Streamline Publishing, Publisher of Fine Art Connoisseur.

 

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