52nd Annual Art Show – Artist’s Reception and Awards Night 52nd Annual Art Show – Artist’s Reception and Awards Night October 24, 2016 design.hogan Group shot of some of the best artists and biggest hearts in Lee County, Chris Dalton Yvonne George – SBPC’s 2016 Artist of the Year Jody Stouffer Joann Thaxton Gael and Mike Hogan Artists Amanda Carter and her father, Sam Carter Margaret Hubbard and 2015 SBPC Artist of the Year Dot Hubbard Beverly Brookshire & Barbara Berman Alan & Mary Button of the Sanford-based radio station, Life 103.1, WLHC-FM. Gregg & Vicki Hogan Vicki Hogan & Doris Smith Court and Jennifer Hogan with Karen Tatum Joy Pearce, Karen Rushatz and Yvonne George Doug Rowe was the emcee for the reception. Doris Smith explains the new Peer Choice Award she sponsored. Doug Rowe presents Ruth Chandler with a collection of cards from SBPC members. SBPC President Karen Tatum SBPC President Karen Tatum SBPC President Karen Tatum at the podium. Jennifer Hogan discusses 2016’s marketing efforts and “The Story Behind The Work” initiative. Jennifer Hogan thanks the club for their appreciation gift – an original Ruth Chandler painting. Karen Rushatz smiles and says a few words to the artists at the reception. The 2016 Art Show Chairs. Karen Tatum presents Mary Post with a Lifetime Award from the SBPC. Mary Post Karen Tatum presents Mary Post with a Lifetime Membership Award Karen Tatum presents Mary Post with a Lifetime Membership Award Hannah Tolliver, scholarship winner Beverly Brookshire explains the Donald Stacy award. Mayor Chett Mann with the Mayor’s Choice Award-winning piece: Sydney Somoza’s “Beside Still Water” Still Life winner – Carolyn Rotter with Karen Tatum First Place in Miniatures – Carolyn Rotter’s “Does This Appeal To You” Portraits winner – Jake Brower with Karen Tatum Blue Ribbon – Portraits – Boo by Jake Brower Novie category winner – Judith Fisher with Karen Tatum Novice category winner – Judith Fisher’s “Abstract Bridge” Structural winner – Doug Rowe with Karen Tatum First Place in Monochromatic – Kettle & Mug by Doug Rowe Miniatures winner – Carolyn Rotter with Karen Tatum Still Life winner – Carolyn Rotter’s “Still Life with Onion” First Merit Award winner – Doris Smith with Karen Tatum Best Frame Award – Doris Smith’s “Artist’s Family Portrait” The Mayor’s Award was graciously accpeted on behalf of Sydney Somoza by her husband Carlos. with Karen Tatum Landscape winner – “Good Neighbors” by Alice Heins Abstract winner – Jeanne Rhea with Karen Tatum First Place in Abstract – Jeanne Rhea’s “…And Life Goes On” Animals, Birds & Fish winner – Beth Bale with Karen Tatum Animals, Birds & Fish winner – Beth Bale’s “Perfection” Genre category winner – Edna Perkinson with Karen Tatum Genre category winner – Edna Perkinson’s “First One In” First Place in Floral & Floral Design – Chris Dalton’s “Rose Vortex” Monochromatic winner – Doug Rowe with Karen Tatum Liberty Belle by Doug Rowe Collage winner – Chris Dalton with Karen Tatum First Place in Collage – Chris Dalton’s “Cathedral” Three Dimensional Award winner – Karen Rushatz with Karen Tatum First place in Three Dimensonal – Karen Rushatz’s “Cabbage Bowl” Second Merit Award winner Chris Dalton with Karen Tatum. Second Merit Award: Chris Dalton’s “Morning Commute” Best Frame Award winner – Doris Smith with Karen Tatum First Merit Award – After The Storm by Doris Smith Best of Show winner Chris Dalton with Karen Tatum Best of Show: Chris Dalton’s “Silver & Magenta” Donald Stacy Award for Expressionism – Pat Mace’s “In Dick’s Garden” Oriental winner – Pat Mace’s “Nobel Flower” Thank you to Diana King for taking all of these great photos and helping us to document and remember this special night.