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2023 HSA Midwinter Show Results

Mid-Winter Art Show and Sale - April 6 – April 27, 2024

Hudson Fine Art and Framing Company

160 Main Street, Hudson, Ohio 44236

This is a juried show. 

JUROR: Ron Beahn, OWS, WP

Provided by Show chairperson Deanna Clucus

What a wonderful showing of guests we had Saturday, April 6th at the Hudson Fine Art and Framing Company in Hudson. This was a celebration of our 2024 Mid-Winter “Spring” Members show where we had 25 members representing the Hudson Society of Artists with 46 beautiful pieces of artwork expertly installed around the gallery. The numbers on each piece allow the public to choose their favorite piece for the People’s Choice award during the show ending on April 27th.


After perusing the gallery several times during the jurying process, our juror, Ron Beahn chose five award winners and then graciously made comments for each piece he chose to let us know what he was thinking while making these decisions.


The following list with photos shows the winners with the various comments which are posted on each piece so everyone can see them.


BEST OF SHOW: “Just Pray” Pencil and charcoal by Jamaal Ellis

“I found myself returning to this piece many times during the jury process.  It’s done with a sensitive handling of the medium and very well done.”  Ron Beahn, Juror

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Below. Jamaal Ellis with Show chairperson Deanna Clucus and his winning art "Just Pray"

SECOND PLACE: “Fall Bounty”, Watercolor by Cathy Welner

“This is a very strong and confident interpretation of the subject matter with an expert handling of the medium.” 

Ron Beahn, Juror

THIRD PLACE:  “Vase I”, Porcelain by Bill Miller

“I like the simplicity of the shape and the rawness created by the earth tones.” Ron Beahn, Juror

MERIT AWARD: “Gazanias”, Photography on Pearl by Ed Solem

“I was drawn to the striking depth of color in this simple subject matter and the technique used to bring these flowers to life.”  Ron Beahn, Juror

MERIT AWARD:  “The Red Coffee Mill”, Watercolor by John Bender

“I felt this piece was well executed and had a strong feel to it.  The composition kept me in contact with the different items in the still life.”  Ron Beahn, Juror

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