‘Marine and Coastal Art’ Exhibit Winners Announced by Rowayton Arts Center

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Winning paintings, photos and ceramic works have been announced for Rowayton Arts Center’s new exhibit, “Marine & Coastal Art,” now on view through Oct. 10.

— an announcement from Rowayton Arts Center

This popular exhibition boasts over 100 submissions submitted by RAC exhibiting members, a group of 180 local artists in the area.  The Chair for the exhibition is Dana Laird and the Co-chair is Gregg Welz.

Winners were announced by the judge, Brechin Morgan:

Best in Show: Kris Toohey of Westport for “Skyscape” (Painting),

Kris Toohey BIS Marine & Coastal 2020

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Best in Show: Kris Toohey with her oil painting, “Skyscape”

1st Place: Kirsti Holtan of Stamford for “Keeled Over” (Photography),

2nd Place: Yasemin Tomakan for “Wharf Cottages Nantucket” (Painting),

3rd Place: Sean Murtha of Norwalk for “Booth Bay Morning” (Painting)

Honorable Mention: 

Holly Hawthorne of Redding for “Blue Oyster Cult” (Ceramics), Emily Kelting of Norwalk for “Sand Shapes” (Photography), Rick Pank of Rowayton for “Pemaquid Light, Maine” (Photography), Susan Leggitt of Norwalk for “Touch of Fall” (Painting), Karen Kent of Fairfield for “Otis” (Painting).

Hours for the RAC gallery at 145 Rowayton Ave. are Tuesday through Friday from 12 noon to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Rowayton Arts Center Marine & Coastal Art 2020

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Rowayton Arts Center gallery with the Marine & Coastal Art exhibition

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