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2019 MAG Gallery Shows and Call for Artists



2019 Judge: Ben Winkler, internationally-known photographer.  Ben's recent body of work, Faces of Silver is the inspiration for this year's theme, Silver Linings. 

Intake: Friday, June 28 (12-4pm) & Saturday, June 29 (10am-2pm)

Opening Reception: Friday, July 12, 6-8pm

Pick up: Friday, August 23 (12-4pm) & Saturday, August 24 (10am-2

Show Calendar: Tuesday, July 2 - Thursday, August 22

See above for prospectus download



The Amazing Abstract Exhibit and

Featured Artist Exhibits with 

Sandy Thibeault, Sandy Eaton, 

and Barbara O'Reilly

Show Calendar: 

Tuesday, August 27 - Thursday, September 26, 2019

Opening Reception: 

Friday, September 13, 2019 (6-8pm)

 See Above for Prospectus Download 



The 37th Annual Artoberfest Juried Show & Competition

Show Calendar: 

Tuesday, October 1 - Thursday, November 14, 2019

Opening Reception: 

Friday, October 11, 2019 (6-8pm)

Click link above for show prospectus



The Give the Gift of Art Holiday Sale and

Featured Artist Exhibits with 

Natalia Leigh, Marcia Makl, and PK Donson

Show Calendar: 

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - Thursday, January 9, 2020

Opening Reception: TBA

Prospectus for the Holiday Sale 

available at a later date

July 1: Deadline to Apply; See Prospectus for More Details (drop-off & pick-up dates for artwork will be provided to accepted artists)

November 1: Deadline to Apply; See Prospectus for More Details (drop-off & pick-up dates for artwork will be provided to accepted artists) 

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Category 1 - Translation by Design

1st- PK Donson, Woolpack
2nd- Gina Ricciardelli, Her Sanctuary
3rd- Ron Donson, Awaiting Transport
Honorable Mention- Marcela King, The Bridge

Category 2-Translation by Storytelling

1st- Isaac Edmondson, Untitled

2nd- Jennifer Brown, Laughter is Ageless

3rd- Clayton Joe Young, Not Quite Desperation

Honorable Mention- Gina Ricciardelli, Greg's Place

Featured Artist Exhibits in September

Barbara O'Reilly


Barbara O’Reilly, has been honing her skills as a mixed media painter for the last five years. These experiences have helped her focus on experimenting with textures and materials while developing her personal style.

Sandy Eaton

Sandy Eaton is a ceramic artist who has been exhibiting her sculptural and functional pieces in the local area for the past 8 years. Trained as a painter, Sandy didn’t even entertain ceramics in college and only became interested when re-exposed to clay when she moved to North Carolina in 2005.    

Sandy Thibeault

From Sandy’s earliest years, realism and detail have always been instinctive in her creative expression.   Her painterly realism is revealed by the application of numerous…sometimes hundreds…of layers of interacting translucent egg tempera.    last fi