Award winners announced from ‘Vessel’ at Studio B
Studio B Fine Art Gallery, 39A East Philadelphia Avenue, Boyertown, is pleased to announce the award winners of the studio’s exhibit “Vessel.” Awards were appointed by glass artists Karla Trinkley and Will Dexter of Taylor Backes Glass Studio, Boyertown.
First place was awarded to Albert Ciervo for “Zeppelin.”
Second place featured a mixed media assemblage: “Ladies Out of Box: Helen, Eleanor, Edith and Sadie” created by Suzanne Fellows.
A ceramic sculpture by Karen Palcho entitled “Seis Diosas” took third place.
Fourth place was awarded to Daniel Schlenker for his mixed media piece entitled “Bristle Bowl.”
Deborah Hamburger’s paper and wood sculpture entitled “Murmuration” earned fifth place in the exhibit.
The exhibition of two-dimensional and three-dimensional fine art submitted by more than 40 of the area’s fine artists, opened on Friday, Sept. 15, and will run through Oct. 15, 2017.
Artists were encouraged to consider all meanings of the word “vessel” to inspire their artistic responses. An assortment of artwork featuring vases and bowls, ships, flowers, human arteries and veins were represented. The human body as a vessel was also featured in a variety of responses.
Studio B, located in the heart of historic Boyertown, is the home of the Arts and Activities Alliance, a committee of Building a Better Boyertown, a nonprofit Main Street program dedicated to revitalizing small towns. Visitors are always welcome to view the changing exhibits; take lessons in the visual, literary, and communication arts offered by highly-trained local artists and teachers; and schedule small events or parties in its elegant facility. The studio proudly collaborates with the many unique businesses in the Boyertown community.
“Seis Diosas” by Karen Palcho
“Murmuration” by Deborah Hamburger
“Bristle Bowl” by Daniel Schlenker