Juried Regional Exhibit 2023

Group Exhibition | Library Arts Center Gallery

Library Arts Center 2023

Juried Regional Exhibit

Juried Regional Exhibit 2023

Library Arts Center Gallery  |  June 17-August 24, 2023  

Opening Reception:  Fri. June 16th, 5:00-7:00pm

The Library Arts Center is pleased to present the annual favorite Juried Regional Exhibition.  This exhibit highlights the diverse and creative talent from regional artists residing in New Hampshire and Vermont.  Painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, photography and mixed media are all featured.   Over 140 entries were submitted for the show from 76 artists in the greater region.   The jurors selected 73 pieces to hang in the show from 53 artists.

Exhibiting Artists of the Juried Regional:

Listed in alphabetical order:

Ana Maria Ash

William Balsam

Carol Belliveau

Mary Bourdon

Carrie Burton

Sara Byfield

Debbie Campbell

Joe Carton

Jean Chase Farnum

Don Collins

Mary Conrad

Cynthia Daniels

Maggie Devine-Sullivan

Paula Dorr

Soosen Dunholter

Dan Falby

Laura Finke McCoy

Jay Fitzpatrick

Jessica Fligg

Mary Gerakaris

Richard Gombar

Betsy Holmes

Lindsay Holmes

Aaron Kane

Eva Kjellberg

Thomas Kelley

Penny Koburger

Susanne Larkham

Fallon Lavertue

Mary Lazar

Susan Lirakis

Kathy Lowe

Elisabeth Malloy

Gillian Martlew

Peter Maurer

Thomas McHugh

Margaret Miller

Susan Parmenter

Diane Louise Paul

Carrie Salsberg

Adele Sanborn

Susan Sawyer

Yvonne Shukovsky

Alan Shulman

Pam Smith

Jennifer Stark

Heather Sterns

Gene Stout

Eric Sutphin

Carol Van Loon

Patti Warren

Mimi Wiggin

Sasha Wolfe

Congratulations to our 2024 Selections Winners

When entering their work for the Juried Regional, artists also had the opportunity to compete for the Selections Competition.  The following artists were awarded, by the jurors, the opportunity to present a larger body of their work in a group exhibit in the Library Arts Center Gallery in early 2024.

Listed in alphabetical order:

Jean Chase Farnum

Don Collins 

Soosen Dunholter

Dan Falby

Richard Gombar

Betsy Holmes

Aaron Kane

Susanne Larkham

The Library Arts Center would like to thank our generous corporate sponsors for this exhibit:

MJ Harrington
MJ Harrington

Library Arts Center 2023


Ginnie Lupi

Ginnie Lupi

SHOW JUROR, 2023, Professional Artist & Director, NH State Council on the Arts

Ginnie Lupi has been serving as Director of the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts since July 2014.   A working visual artist, she holds an MFA in painting from The University at Albany.

Robert J. O'Brien  AWS NWS

Robert J. O'Brien AWS NWS

SHOW JUROR, 2023, Watercolor Artist & Instructor

Robert J. O’Brien is a full time award winning artist and popular local, national and international workshop instructor. He has been painting in watercolor for fifty years and studied at the State University of NY at Buffalo as well as with noted artists such as Tony Couch and the late Marshall Joyce AWS NA. He is a signature member of the American, National and New England Watercolor Societies, among others. He recently won the Image Resolutions Award at the 2022 North American Biennial Exhibition of the New England Watercolor Society and Mary Bryan Memorial Award for Watercolor at the 72 nd Academic Artists National Exhibition at Arts Center East in Vernon, CT. In 2021 he won the M. Graham Award at the North East Watercolor Society’s 45 th International Exhibition in Kent, CT, the Madge Macfarlane Memorial Award at the 45 th Transparent Watercolor Society of America Exhibition at the Kenosha Museum of Art, Kenosha WI, and the Gold Medal at the New England Watercolor Society’s Juried
Members Exhibition held at the Guild of Boston Artists in Boston MA.  Robert was the Juror of Awards for the 39 th Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors, in Old Forge, NY in 2020 and co-Juror of Awards for the 151 st International Exhibition of the American Watercolor Society in 2018. In 2021, he was featured in the 41st issue of the Art of Watercolour Magazine. Robert serves as the Scholarship Chair for the American Watercolor Society. He lives and paints in Weathersfield, Vermont and teaches workshops throughout the United States, and abroad.