Thanks to Our Sponsors:
KreARTive Kids, Tony Janeczek at Westford.org, Colleen Sgroi Art Gallery
A Special Thanks to Our Volunteers:
Cheryl Serpe, Jean Reiser, Beth Smith, Co-Chairs; Laura Araujo, Children’s Chair
Brian Alcorn, Nancy Arbeene, Charita Badvelu, Geetha Badvelu, Beverly Barry, Marion Beardsley, Joan Bennett, Liza Bernard, Jan Bryson, Betsy Burger, Bllu Catalano, Barbara Conway, Terry Cryan, Ann Cullerton, Kathy Cunningham, Patti D’Angelo, Nancy Dasho, Denali Delmar, Melissa Dewing, Jacki Dibble, Sue Diette, Meghan Donohue, Linda Doty, Rich Downing, Carol Engel, Fran English, Mary Gallant, John Giannino, Amy Gust, Deborah Gustafson, Arlene Hammel, Betty Hanson, Dick Hanson, Mike Harde, Heidi Hatke, Pam Haynes, Dave Herald, Ron Hubbard, Linda Hughes, Rebecca Hurman, Don Johnson, JoAnn Johnson, Sandy Johnston, Casey Jones, Peggy Jungbluth, Judy Kelley, Anna Kifor, Jeanne Koehr, Diane Landry, Cathy Lane, Devyn Ledder, Sarah Ledder, Geoff LePoer, Jessica Liu, Nancy MacDonald, Andrew Markoski, Patti Mason, Elizabeth Michaud, Laurie Miller, Feyza O’Connell, Eileen Offer, Will O’Neal, Ivan Orlinsky, James Peddle, Alice Phalen, Dorothy Posch, Abishek Ramesh, Kaleb Rhoton, Paul Royte, Robert Rubin, Sanjana Sampath, Shobana Sampath, Natalie Sandore, Darcy Schultz, Yogalakshmi Shanmugava•divel, Ayachi Sharma, Shannon Smith, Carolyn Sullivan, Newell Tillman, Roseann Vardaro, Kristin Vegeto, Maya Vitvitska, Jenny Votano, Michelle Warren, Gretchen Warsen, Margit Webb, Nancy Wheeler, Donna Whipple, Dana Whitney, Sandy Wright, Julie Wysocki, Annie Yang, Hong Zhao.
Special thanks to Seth Cohen, the engineer of our invaluable database software, Prestogem.
As you can see from the list above, it takes a very large village to put on an art event. If you would like to be part of that village next year, we’d love to have your help. It’s fun, rewarding and free. Contact the PCA at 978- 692-6333 or PCA@westford.org.
About the Judges:
Adults’ and Young Adults’ Judge — Jill M. Pottle
Jill Pottle is an artist from Worcester County who exhibits her paintings and pastels locally and nationally. She graduated from Syracuse University with her BFA and earned her MFA from the Museum School in Boston. An accomplished artist and art teacher for 35 years, Jill’s works have been included in shows at the Fowler Art Gallery, Provincetown Artists’ Association and the East End Gallery in Provincetown, MA. She exhibited a one-woman show of her still life paintings at Art Space in Maynard, and had a duo show at the St. Botoph’s Club in Boston. Her most recent exhibition was at the Three Stones Gallery in W. Concord, MA. During the 2011 season she was the artist in residency at the Fruitlands Museum. Jill’s work has been included in a variety of collections: Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for the Aged in Roslindale, MA, Sterling Drug Inc., and Fidelity in Boston. She won two grants from the Somerville Artists lottery and has published in “Artists Magazine”. You can view Jill Pottle’s work on her web site: www.Pottleart.com and on her blog: jillpottle.blogspot.com.
Children’s Judge — Colleen Sgroi
Colleen Sgroi’s paintings, puzzles, calendars and prints are sold all over the world. In 1988 she began painting again and exhibited her first art show in Miami, FL, where an art publisher in NYC discovered her, printed and distributed her folk art internationally. Colleen’s paintings have been used in films made by Disney, Lions Gate Films, the television series CSI, and Fox Entertainment’s 2014 miniseries Gracepoint. Her art is in the homes of the rich and famous, such as actor Matt LaBlanc , Senator Scott Brown, news personality Susan Wornick, Congressman Marty Meehan and author Steven Pressfield. Colleen runs her own private gallery in Billerica, MA that offers art classes, art birthday parties, wine and paint nights, fundraiser parties, and more! Please visit her website at www.colleensgroi.com.