Best of BAA: Awards given at 51st Spring Show & Sale

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The winners of the Beaufort Art Association’s 51st Annual Spring Show and Sale have been chosen.
Judge J. Christian Snedeker from Charleston gave the Best in Show award to Mary Grayson Segars for her painting “The Swimmer.” The first place Bill Cochrane Memorial Award went to Mary Ann Putzier for “Peruvian with Pet Parrot,” while Kimberly Bisger won the second place Letty Lee Saville Memorial Award with “Paris Painter.”

Best in Show: Mary Grayson Segars, “The Swimmer.”

From among the student entries, Snedeker chose “One Shy Eye” by Von Stroppel from Beaufort High School as Best in Show and winner of the Geneva Litchfield Memorial Prize. First place went to Jordie Promislow from Beaufort High School for “Classic.”
Other awards include:
Third Place: Vickie Jourdan, “Painter’s Blocks.”
J. Carroll Stevenson Memorial Award for Watermedia: Audrey Montgomery, “Let’s Play.”
Rick Stevenson Memorial Award for Photography: Margery Boyle, “Ghostly Watch.”
BAA Founders Award:  Linda Sheppard, “Ifetayo.”
Agnes Neighbors Carter Award:  Hetty Nijman, “Mother and Child”
Leith Paul Trask Award:  Joan Templer, “Fire Storm”
Grant Nathaniel Bosserman Award:  Richard Jarrett, “Eagle has Landed”
Dorothy K. Meadlin Award:  Laura Coty, “Crabbing”
Joy Keyserling Award:  Eve Miller, “Sparrow Nest”
Kris Cox Award:  Susie Stockholm, “City Rhythms.”

J. Carroll Stevenson Memorial Award for Watermedia: Audrey Montgomery, “Let’s Play.”

Awards of Merit:
Sharon Logan, “Hunting Isle Palm & Pine Collide.”
Mary Ann Berger, “Picnic”
Lydia Kaeyer,  “Coming Home.”
Ellen Long, “Seagulls on Speed.”
Honorable Mention:
Pat Kelly, “Flowers on the Square”.
Robert Ryzner,  “Pearly Nautilus.”
Larry Kay,  “Magnolia.”
Sandy Dimke,  “Spreading Her Angel Wings.”
S. Wright Gift Certificate:  Beverly Peacock, “Man and God.”
EBA Giclee Gift Certificate:  Robert Steinmetz, “On Axis.”
Savannah Framing Gift Certificate:  Cheryl Eppolito, “The Drifter.”