Annual “Armory Artists Show” Winners


Media Contact: Jeanne Martin

Annual “Armory Artists Show” Winners

West Palm Beach, FL, March 26, 2019. The opening reception and awards for the 2019 “Armory Artists Show” was Friday, March 15, 2019 from 6:00 – 9:00 pm. This year’s guest judge for the show is Chana Budgazad Sheldon, Executive Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami.

Liza Niles, Chief of Education and Exhibitions at the Armory said, “This year there is an exceptional number of artists enrolled in classes and faculty members who will be exhibiting their work—so there will be a wide breath of technique and talent.”

The “Armory Artists Show” runs through April 12th in Montgomery Hall.

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The Winners are Best of Show, Misha Dubbheld, “Nestings” (Instructor: Ronald Shaw)

1st Place, Ellen Curtis,
“The Devil in the Details” (Instructor: Mark Walnock)
2nd Place Sally McNamara, “Raku Basket” (Instructor: Mark Walnock)

Painting & Mixed Media
1st Place Rita Munster,
“Rare Blue Owl” (Instructor: Sam Perry)
2nd Place, Nancy Mulvhill, “Nicole” (Instructor: Bob Barra)

Textiles & Fiber
1st Place, Irene Katz,
“Celebrate” (Instructor: Leora Stewart)
2nd Place, Elaine Siegel, “Mirasol” Instructor: Leora Stewart

1st Place, Sharon Dilascia,
“Nosey Kids” (Instructor: Mary Ellen Dohrs)

2nd Place, Roberta Truman, “The Widow” (Instructor: Sandra Levine)

1st Place, Dan Wheeler,
“Raven” (Instructor: Michael Las Casas)
2nd Place, Richard Jacobs, “Octopus (Instructor: Michael Las Casas)

1st Place, Patricia Azoto,
“Mother” (Instructor: Spence Townsend)
2nd Place, Barbara Hanna, “Gail & Friend” (Instructor: Lorna Galloway)

Jewelry & Metalsmithing
1st Place Hazel Griffiths,
“Organic Luminosities” (Instructor: Lisa Johnson)
2nd Place, Julia Dezzuto, “Y-Chain” (Instructor: Lisa Johnson)


“Annual Armory Artists Show”
March 16 – April 12, 2019
Opening Reception: Friday, March 15, 2019, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
Non-Members: $5, Members: Free
Montgomery Hall


Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm | Saturday, 10:00 am – 3:30 pm
811 Park Place, West Palm Beach, FL 33401 |

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