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November 1, 2012

Le Verrier earns top honor at artist show

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“I’m thrilled,” Le Verrier said.

The second portion of the fall show features acrylics, fine craft, mixed media, pastel, and photography. A total of 113 artists entered 204 submissions. Of those submissions, 134 were accepted into the show.

There are 30 acrylic paintings, 44 photographs, 25 pastels, 28 mixed media, and seven fine crafts.

Among the other winners are:

Karen Fitzgerald, Newburyport Five Cents Savings Bank award for work in photography, “Dark Shadows, Peabody Essex”

Robin Frisella, Strem Chemicals, Inc. award for work in pastel, “American Beauties”

Mary Arthur Pollak, Institution for Savings Charitable Foundation award for work in mixed media, “No Boundaries.”

Douglas W. Johnson, ReMax on the River award for work in fine crafts, “North Shore Marsh”

Also, receiving honorable mentions were: Debbie Shirley, Jack Fowler, Patricia Bashford, Robin Frisella and Carol Holcroft.

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