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EXHIBITION:  November 7 through December 30, 2009

Fall Art Affair Members Preview Opening
photos by Jacie Urquidi-Maynard

Elizabeth Herridge with Museum Director Joseph Palermo

Fall Art Affair
The Southern Nevada Museum of Fine Art celebrates its first annual "Fall Art Affair" juried show. The exhibit features 36 works of art by Southwest regional artists, juried by Elizabeth Herridge, independent curator, art advisor, museum consultant and former Managing Director of the Guggenheim Hermitage Museum in Las Vegas. Opening night was attend by over 200 museum members and guests.  Awards along with $1,100 in prize money was distributed to the winners in each catagory.

The art selected was chosen from nearly 100 entries in six categories; painting, watercolor, drawing, sculpture, mixed-media and photography. Best of Show went to Patrick Rogers for "Dennis".
Catagory Winners:
1st Prize   Patrick Rogers for "Dennis"
2nd Prize  Stephen Jackson for "Demolition Premonition"
1st Prize David Seidner for "Faces" in Mexican Lace Agate (stone)
2nd Prize Dr. Robert Cranley Jr. for "Frida"
Painting - Watercolor
1st Prize James Johnson for "Phil's Fish Market"
2nd Prize Elizabeth Francis for "Summertime"
Painting - Oil / Acrylic
1st Prize Karen Wallo for "Purple Twilight"
2nd Prize Cindy Curtis for "Double Helix"
Mixed Media
1st Prize Jackson Boelts for "Orange Shield II"
2nd Prize Christine Haskell for "Reeling with Rage"
1st Prize  John Denney for "Egon Schiele w/selfportrait & Gustave Klimt "
2nd Prize Betty Jo Johnson  for  "Tuesday's Model "

Honorable Mentions
Photography - Robert Oberman for “Devil’s Golf Course”

Mixed Media -  Barbara Yoerg for “Ribbon of Life”

Painting: Oil/Acrylic
- Erik Gecas for “Counterfeiting Eden”
Painting: Watercolor -
Myra Oberman for “The Chess Players" 

The exhibition is located in the Main Gallery adjacent of the Museum and open to the public from Noon to 5 pm, Wednesday through Saturday, through December 30th 2009.  The Museum is on the second level of the Neonopolis building, which has two levels of underground parking, and is located between Las Vegas Blvd, and 4th St. at Ogden in downtown Las Vegas.

1st Prize Watercolor

1st Prize Photo

1st Prize Sculpture

1st Prize Mixed Media

1st Prize Painting Oil Acrylic

1st Prize Drawing

Congratulations to the Winners