June 1, 2013 by smithartonline
During the month of June, the Pasadena Society of Artists will present its 88th Annual Exhibition at dA Center for the Arts located in Pomona, Ca.
I will have one piece in the exhibition, Kitsune Wedding, which is a large round mixed media panel piece created specifically for this show.
dA Center for the Arts has a press release for the exhibition which I include here:
Pasadena Society of Artists 88th Annual Juried Exhibition
June Exhibition Schedule: Saturday, June 8 to Saturday, June 29, 2013
Artists’ Reception: Saturday, June 8 5 pm to 9 pm
Closing Reception: Saturday, June 29 5 pm to 9 pm: new dA program Cocktails & Collecting
Pasadena Society of Artists 88th Annual Juried Exhibition Award Winners
Juror: Gloria Williams Sander of the Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, CA
The dA Center for the Arts is pleased to have been selected to feature the Pasadena Society of Artists (PSA) 88th the Annual Juried Exhibition. Each year PSA selects a different location for the presentation of their Annual Exhibition to help foster new awareness of their talented members’ art work as well as to be inspired by new surroundings. The members of the PSA Board of Directors love the dA gallery space and are thrilled to be in the Pomona Arts Colony for the month of June.
The Pasadena Society of Artists (PSA) Founded in 1925, is one of the area’s original professional artist groups. The Society is noted for its vigorous, active membership, wide diversity of artistic statement, and high professional standards. Membership is by juried submission. PSA is a non-profit organization whose mission is to present the works of its many talented and creative artists to the community of Pasadena and surrounding areas. Combining an active tradition of community participation and partnering with local community arts organizations, as well as philanthropic, humanitarian and educational institutions, PSA endeavors to enhance public awareness of art and the enriching qualities it brings to our lives.
Award of Merit: “Geisha Girl” by Richard Pina charcoal on illustration board
Award of Merit: “It’s Here I Know It Is” by JoAnn Formia transparent watercolor
Award of Merit: “Piano Deconstructed: I, II, III, IV” by Rebecca Harvey Pollack etching and pencil
Honorable Mention: “After The Fall” by Francis M. Woods Toned gelatin silver print
Honorable Mention: “Heaven Is Closer Than You Think” by Cynthia Frederick infrared photography, pigment on print
Honorable Mention: “River Rock Bowl” by Mims Ellis high fire ceramic
Yoko Cohen Memorial Award (Best watercolor): “Wabi Sabi” by Eve Kessler watercolor
James Ackley McBride Landscape Award (Best landscape, any media): “Collateral
Damage, Beirut 1975” by David Grigsby acrylic on canvas