Caption: First place Senior Art Exhibit Award winners (front row; l to r) Bev Bellow, Sue Eberhart, Barbara Faber, Diane Lord-Smith, Fred Johnson, Joyce Flora, Sarah Gallagher, Darla Hinton, and Robert Culver stand with Jymayce Wescott, Sussex County cons
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 colleges 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 Brinleys 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