KIFA Mem­bers Show opens

Record Observer - - Arts & Entertainment -

STEVENSVILLE — The 53rd an­nual Mem­bers Show and Re­cep­tion, spon­sored by the Kent Is­land Fed­er­a­tion of Arts, will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Satur­day, May 7. It will take place the KIFA gallery, 405 Main St., Stevensville. This show will be judged by a pro­fes­sional artist and sev­eral awards will be given. Com­pli­men­tary wine and re­fresh­ments will be avail­able for guests; art will be avail­able for sale to the pub­lic.

The event will high­light a num­ber of works from artists who are mem­bers of KIFA, who work in sev­eral medi­ums, in­clud­ing oils, acrylics, wa­ter­col­ors, sculp­ture and mixed me­dia. Awards given will in­clude Best in Show, Judge’s First Place and Honor­able Men­tion in the Pro­fes­sional Class, Judge’s First Place and Honor­able Men­tion in the Am­a­teur Class (Emerg­ing Artists), and a Best of Youth Cat­e­gory. A spe­cial award will be given for the first time, en­ti­tled “Spirit of Pa­tri­o­tism.”

Evie Baskin, the judge for this show, is an award­win­ning artist who works mainly in por­trai­ture and land­scapes. Her medi­ums con­sist mainly of pas­tels and oils. Her work hangs in sev­eral gal­leries and she is a mem­ber of sev­eral pro­fes­sional or­ga­ni­za­tions, in­clud­ing the Por­trait So­ci­ety of Amer­ica.

For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact call 410-643-7424 or email

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