ASHTABULA_The 42nd Annual Lakeshore Artists Show and Sale held their May exhibit at the Ashtabula Arts Center on 2928 W. 13th St. in Ashtabula. The exhibit featured 70 art pieces in a wide variety of media. The categories were abstract, portraiture, landscape/seascape, still life and three dimensional art; the juried show ran until May 30. Art Center gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday. The gallery is closed on Sunday.
About the Judge
James Engelmann is an exhibition designer at the Cleveland Museum of Art. Engelmann works with museum curators to develop interior gallery spaces, exhibition lighting, specifications for exhibit casework, furniture and museum interactives. Engelmann is a painter, photographer and draftsman; he teaches a design course in the school of digital sciences at Kent Sate University. Engelmann earned a BFA at KSU and a Master of Fine Art degree at Virginia Commonwealth University.
The 37th Annual Show and Sale took place May 3rd – 28th 2012 at the Ashtabula Arts Center. The show was judged by Mr. Frank Ashton. He commented:
“I congratulate Ashtabula Arts Center for providing this attractive venue for the Lake Shore Artists’ May Show. Artists appreciate this special opportunity for families, friends and area residents to enjoy their art work. I am pleased that their work is not subject to rejection so all entries may be enjoyed by the community. I am also grateful to have been asked to be a part of this exhibit of local talented artists.