Making New Impressions
January 24, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
An Annual Juried Art Competition and Sale. All of the art work selected for the competition is for sale and 50% of the proceeds help support the preservation of Bonnet House. A juror selects first, second and third prize winners and the artist with the highest number of votes by attendees receives the People’s Choice Award. The Impressions exhibit will be on display in the Carl Weinhardt Gallery at Bonnet House during regular tour hours. Exhibition runs Thursday, March 8, 2018 through Sunday, April 29, 2018 during regular tour hours.
Congratulations to this year’s winners–As with last year the First Place went to Thomas Rebek, this year for his whimsical watercolor Walking the Dogs (see above). The Second Place went to Tammy Seymour for her wonderful interpretation of a Roseate Spoonbill entitled Rosey. The Third Prize went to Yelena Kimelblat for her playful piece Bonnet House Cat 3. Honorable mentions went to Tammy Seymour, Marilyn Johansen, Twyla Gettert, Nella McNally and Michael Fossler. The People’s Choice Award went to Diane Delorey for her vibrant piece Flocking Flamingos.
A special thank you to this year’s sponsors for their support:
Catering generously donated by A Alexander Event Catering
Picasso Level ($5,000) – Nova Southeastern University, Van Gogh Level ($2,500) – Hudson Family Foundation, Diana & Ralph Rau, Tripp Scott, Cezanne Level ($1,000) – TJ & Bob Bedard, Jose & Mary Copeland Gonzalez, Rudi & Louise Dill, Discover Financial Services, Joe & Nora Dyke, Eddie B. & Company, William L. Fortune, Jr. & Joseph D. Blakley, Hudson Family Foundation, Genentech, Josh Cellars, Jeanne Dawson Lalli, Jennifer Moreland, William B. O’Leary, Jr., PL&P Advertising, Ann and Bob Powell, Redemption -Rye Whiskey-, Lois & John Schmatz, Virginia “Gini” Vyfvinkel, Toulouse-Lautrec Level ($500) – Brody & Brody P.A., Barbara R. Castell, Judith A. Maus, Merrimac Ventures, Dianna & Anthony Silvagni, Alice W. Smith, The Turquoise Turtle, WheelHouse IT, Monet Level ($250) – Ted & Kathy Drum, Susan & William Gundlach III, Craig D. Johnston & James P. Stellas.