Delaware Tech announces senior art exhibit winners


Georgetown- The 20th annual Statewide Senior Art Exhibit concluded on Thursday, June 4 with a luncheon and awards ceremony at Delaware Technical & Community College, Owens Campus.
The event, sponsored by the college’s Adult Plus+ program and the Delaware Association of Programs for the Aging, features artwork in various mediums by local artists age 55 and up.
Jymayce Wescott, Sussex County constituent services director for the office of U.S. Sen. Tom Carper and a graduate of Delaware Tech, presented the awards. Entertainment was provided by juggler Don Fisher, Adult Plus+ Exploritas instructor; Berry Eli, Adult Plus+ member, on the keyboard; and Mary Rehak, who drew portraits.
Best in Show – Sara Gallagher, Greenwood – “Visitors to the Sea.”
3-D Art – 1st place: Diane Lord-Smith, Georgetown – “Sea Trash;” 2nd place: Diane Lord-Smith, Georgetown – “The Wave;” 3rd place: Sandra Venters, Harbeson – “Palm Pod Fish.”
Acrylic – 1st place: Darla Hilton, Millsboro – “Brilliant Day;” 2nd place: Patricia Rhodes, Lewes – “Found Land;” 3rd place: Ron Tate, Rehoboth Beach – “Five Points;” Honorable Mention: Edwin Cook, Sr., Harbeson – “Winters Rest.”
Oil – 1st place: Barbara Faber, Rehoboth Beach – “Dinnertime;” 2nd place: Barbara Faber – “Brinley’s First Encounter;” 3rd place: Ruth Valva, Lewes – “Still Life;” Honorable Mention: Vaya Wissman, Milford – “Country Side.”
Other – 1st place: Fred Johnson, Laurel – “Metal Mask #2;” 2nd place: Ruth Anne Griffith, Seaford – “Pine Cone;” 3rd place: James Williams, Lewes – “Bonsai;” Honorable Mention: James Williams – “Red Dawn.”
Pastels – 1st place: Joyce Flora, Milton – “Sunset;” 2nd place: Stella LeGates, Millsboro – “Georgie;” 3rd place: Stella LeGates – “Captain;” Honorable Mention: Joyce Flora – “Still Life with Orchid.”
Pencil – 1st place: Bev Bellows, Georgetown – “Hugs;” 2nd place: Richard Sparenberg, Seaford – “Erica;” 3rd place: Richard Sparenberg – “Naomi;” Honorable Mention: Barry Eli, Lewes – “Homestead.”
Photography – 1st place: Sue Eberhart, Lewes – “Strawberry;” 2nd place: Peter Sheahan, Millsboro – “Wren & Son;” 3rd place: Fred Schidling, Lewes – “Abraham Jessop-Reflection;” Honorable Mention: Sue Eberhart – “Overfalls.”
Watercolor – 1st place: Sara Gallagher, Greenwood – “Visitors to the Sea;” 2nd place: Isabel Pizzolato, Milton – “Presby Gardens, Sarasota, FL;” 3rd place: Sarah Beall, Rehoboth Beach – “Flowing;” Honorable Mention: Sara Gallagher – “Magnolias & Hydrangeas.”
Woodcarving – 1st place: Robert Culver, Greenwood – “Walking Cane;” 2nd place: Chase Rosner, Lewes – “Flat Fish;” 3rd place: Jack Camarote, Harrington – “Blue Jay;” Honorable Mention: Fred Johnson, Laurel – “Oak Trinket.”