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Boardwalk Art Show Announces Awards

Boardwalk Art Show Announces Awards


There were many lucky artists who showcased their talents at last week’s 59th Annual Boardwalk Arts Show hosted by the Ocean City Arts Center.

Here is a list of the award winners:

Ocean City Arts Center Purchase Awards

“Tiles” by Skip Gosnell (acrylic)

“Hawaii” by Isa Kollgaard (acrylic)

“Phoenixville Rooftops” by Kei Marini (oil)

Best of Show

“Sunhat & Sunglasses” by Heather Lynn Gibson (oil)

Best of Show – Jewelry

Jean Hasselman

Aubrey W. Dutton Memorial Award

1st Place

“Ocean City Umbrella” by George Gehring (photography)

2nd Place

“Lettuce Coral – Red Sea” by David Del Biondo (photography)

3rd Place

“Hazy, Like Sunday Morning” by George Gehring (photography)

From left, Jack Devine with second place winner, David Del Biondo, and his wife.

3 Honorable Mentions

“Sewing Machine Abstract” by Molly Goehring (mixed media)

“Prussian Blue Beach” by Fanelle White (acrylic)

“Causeway Bridge” by Michael Heayn (photography)

For this year’s show, the judges were: Gloria Moyer, artist; Ellen Gavin, artist; Matthews Daniels, artist; Rachel Cobb, photographer; Marian Talese, artist; and OCAC Board Member and Jack Devine, president of the OCAC Board of Trustees.

More than 60 artists participated, representing a wide variety of media.

In the continuing tradition of supporting talented artists, currently in the OCAC Gallery is a solo exhibition of watercolors by Kathy English. The artist’s reception is Friday, Aug. 12, from 7-8:30 p.m. The exhibit runs through Aug. 28. The art gallery is located at 1735 Simpson Ave.

For further information on the 59th Annual Boardwalk Arts Show or the current gallery exhibit, call 609-399-7628 or go online at