2016 Arts in Bloom Exhibit Winners


Sunday at Five in the Afternoon – Sonya Fairbanks

The Hopkinton Center for the Arts announced the prizewinners of its 2016 Arts in Bloom Exhibit at an opening reception on Friday, April 29. Guest juror Katherine French, Director Emerita of Danforth Art and Gallery Director of Catamount Arts, was in attendance as the winners were presented with their cash prizes.

1st prize – Sonya Fairbanks’ Sunday at Five in the Afternoon (Hopkinton)

2nd prize – Louise Winant’s Heading Home (Sutton)

3rd prize – Bobbie Elfland’s Hanabi (Hopedale)

Honorable Mention – Carol Frieswick’s Time to Wake the Bees (Whitinsville)

Honorable Mention – Robert Beauvais’ Untitled diptych (Danvers)

Honorable Mention – Lynn Nafey’s Haiku and Not Fade Away (Stow)

“Across the board, the quality of all submitted work was high—original, visually sophisticated, and well crafted—which made selecting work for the show a challenging, yet rewarding experience,” said juror Katherine French. “Congratulations to all the artists selected and to all those who applied to a juried show that is a testament to the Hopkinton Center for the Art’s engagement with the creative community in the MetroWest.”

Of more than 118 entries received for this competitive exhibit, 47 were selected to be displayed at the HCA. The assembled works represent a variety of media, including painting, photography, sculpture, and fiber art. Arts in Bloom will be on display in the HCA’s new gallery space at 98 Hayden Rowe St. through June 2. For more information, visit http://www.hopartscenter.org.

Below: Louise Winant’s Heading Home

Louise Winant_Heading Home


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