Juried Regional Exhibit 2024

Library Arts Center 2024

Juried Regional Exhibit

Library Arts Center Gallery  |  June 15 - July 24, 2024  

Opening Reception:  Fri. June 14th, 5:00-7:00pm

The opening will celebrate the selected artists, with festive hors d'oeuvres from the Old Courthouse Restaurant.

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. 

139 works were entered into the Juried Regional from 77 artists, and jurors selected 95 pieces from 64 artists to hang in the show.

Congratulations to our 2025 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 2025.

Selections 2025 Winners (listed in alphabetical order:)

Shari Boraz

Elisabeth Malloy

Maundy Mitchell

Susan Parmenter

Ann Saunderson

Chris Scott

Lyn Swett Miller

Exhibiting Artists of the Juried Regional 2024:

Listed in alphabetical order:

Lucie Amaro Chmura

Scout Armstrong

Kait Armstrong

Ana Maria Ash

Rachel Benoit

Stephen Bobin

Shari Boraz

Mary Borowski

Sarah Breisch

Donna Catanzaro

Moriah Churchill-Calkins

Don Collins

Candace Crawford

Thia Daniels

Keith Demanche

Sara Desjardins

Stephen Dignazio

Melanie Ditzel

Jay Fitzpatrick

Jessica Fligg

Bill Gallagher

Mary Gerakaris

Brenda Goodearl

Jill Hacking

Rachel Harrington

Lynn Hendrickson

Susan Hofstetter

Lindsay Holmes

Paula Johnson

Sher Kamman

Jim Lantz

Susanne Larkham 

Mary Lazar

Susan Lirakis

Heidi Lorenz

Elisabeth Malloy

Alisa Marie

Gloria McDonough

Thomas McHugh

Cheryl Miller

Lyn Swett Miller

Maundy Mitchell

Ernesto Montenegro

Shawne Morrill Randlett

Lucy Mueller

Mark O’Neil

Susan Parmenter

Brianna Renner

Mary Ellen Russell

Donna Sadonsky

Carrie Salsberg

Ann Saunderson

Susan Sawyer

Chris Scott

Yvonne Shukovsky

Alan Shulman

Heather Stearns

Jean Stimmell

Ann Stout

Carol Sullivan

Heather Szczepiorkowski

Carol Van Loon

Alison Vernon

Patti Warren

Daniela Wenzel

Joanna White

Emily Wiener


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

MJ Harrington

The Old Courthouse Restaurant

Newport, New Hampshire

Library Arts Center 2023


Robert K. Carsten, PSA-M, IAPS-MC, CPS

Robert K. Carsten, PSA-M, IAPS-MC, CPS

SHOW JUROR, 2024, Professional Artist & Arts Educatoril on the Arts

Robert K. Carsten, studied at the Art Students League of New York, is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, and was a Rotary Technical Scholar to the Academia di Belle Arti in Carrara, Italy. Robert works in drawing and painting mediums including watercolor, ink, acrylic, pastel, and oil. He is an advisory board member and signature member of the Pastel Society of America, past editor of PSA’s Pastelagram, and is a contributing writer to Pastel Journal; Watercolor Artist; and Artist’s Magazine. Robert is a master pastelist in the Pastel Society of America, a Master Circle Pastelist in the International Association of Pastel Societies, and lifetime honorary member of the Southwest Florida Pastel Society. His works have won numerous awards including Best of Shows at national exhibitions. Robert is a national and regional exhibitions juror and awards judge and a workshop instructor, internationally. He was invited as one of four artists to teach pastel painting to 100 teachers in China in spring, 2016 and exhibited in the 2nd international Biennial Exhibition of Pastel in Suzhou, China. His paintings have been shown in many museums and galleries including the Butler Institute of American Art, the Bennington Museum, the Mattatuck Museum, the D’Amore Museum, the Noyes Museum, the National Arts Club, and are collected worldwide. His work was selected to be part of the Butler Institute of American Art’s exhibition: The Pastel Society of America at Forty/ In Honor of Flora Giffuni in 2013 and the Third Pastel Invitational Exhibition in Taipei, Taiwan. His art has been featured in The Artist’s Magazine; Pastel Journal; American Artist’s Workshop magazine; American Art Review; Strokes of Genius/The Best of Drawing; The Best of Acrylic Works 4, 7 and 11; Pure Color/The Best of Pastel; Best of America Pastel Book; Finding Your Style in Pastel; Fine Art Tips, Painting Techniques 
and Professional Advice; Richeson 100 (cover image).
Adele V. Sanborn

Adele V. Sanborn

SHOW JUROR, 2024, Calligraphy & Mixed Media Artist, Owner of TWIGGS Gallery

Born and raised in Long Island, New York, Adele Sanborn received a BFA from the Rochester Institute of Technology and moved to Boscawen, NH in the early ‘70s. She and her husband dairy farmed together until 1984 when Adele started the Concord, New Hampshire graphic design firm of Cornerstone Design. In 1990 she opened the retail store, Caardvark in downtown Concord, NH. Then in 2005 she traded in some of her retail talents to spend her time pursuing her calligraphy and papermaking full time at her studio, The Paint Box, in Webster, NH. Needing a larger and more visible location, Adele moved her business in 2015 to TWIGGS Gallery in Boscawen, NH, where she has a new expanded studio and work space as well as a retail area selling her work as well as other artists and uniquities from antique collections and other unusual sources.  Adele is a a member of the NH Art Association and League of NH Craftsmen.