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Posted on: October 5, 2015

[ARCHIVED] 23rd Annual Canton Fine Arts Exhibition on Display at The Village Theater at Cherry Hill

The exhibit contains works in a variety of media, including: paintings, sculptures; mixed media; charcoal drawings; pastels, ceramics; and photography.

This year’s winners include: Best of Show – “Sam in Sunlight,” by Deborah Hyde, Medium: Fiber;
Second Place - “Self Portrait,” by Scott Laga, Medium: Metal; and Third Place - “Summertime,” by Cathy Vettese, Medium: Colored Pencil.

Honorable Mentions were awarded to: “Shell Games,” by Paul Van Heest, Medium: Colored Pencil and “Katrina in a Yellow Hat,” by Ellen Leigh, Medium: Acrylic. Merit Awards were presented to: “Real Bad Leather,” by Jean-Paul Aboudib, Medium: Oil; “Wolfy,” by Took Gallagher, Medium: Mixed Media; “Reach,” by Wan Chuan Kesler, Medium: Oil; “Fred,” by Al Weber, Medium: Watercolor.

“This is a great opportunity to see several newly emerging and established artists’ recent works in one location,” said Canton Arts Coordinator Jennifer Tobin. “We are grateful to be able to display a wide variety of art and creativity that showcases the wide range of talent available in this area and their shared support and commitment to the arts.”

The Canton Fine Arts Exhibition began in 1993 as an activity of Canton Project ARTS, a cultural programming body which provided various arts-related events and activities to the community. In 2004, Canton Project ARTS was absorbed by Canton Leisure Services and is currently guided by the Canton Commission for Culture, Arts and Heritage.

This latest art exhibit at the Gallery@VT will run until now through October 28, 2015. The public is encouraged to view this free exhibit: Monday – Friday from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.; during public performances at the theater; and by appointment by calling 734/394-5308. The gallery, located at 50400 Cherry Hill Road in Canton, is closed on holidays. For more information about this latest exhibition, please call 734/394-5308 or visit

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