2013-09-13 / Community

ARTSplash A Winner


ARTSplash 2013 Viewer’s Choice Award winner Shelly Ginis. ARTSplash 2013 Viewer’s Choice Award winner Shelly Ginis. More than 200 people attended the opening reception for the Rockaway Artists Alliance exhibition ARTSplash 2013 on Sunday, September 8th, at the T-7 gallery at Fort Tilden.

The new show, which runs till Sunday, October 13th, features 27 different artists and more than 85 works in a variety of media.

Art critic, gallery director, artist and curator Pedro Pacheco, who judged this and past RAA exhibitions, noted a marked rise in the quality of the work in this year’s show.

“Best Of” prizes were awarded in the categories of acrylic painting, oil, conceptual work, graphic design, mixed media, photography, sculpture and water color. Best In Show was also awarded and a Viewer’s Choice Award was chosen from gallerygoers’ tallied votes.

ARTSplash 2013 marks RAA’s fourth exhibition since Hurricane Sandy and the third in their Fort Tilden home.


ARTSplash 2013 award winning artists (r-l) Alexandra Berlingieri, John Hederson, Arlene Cornell, Nansi Lent, exhibition judge Pedro Pacheco, artist Penelope Atheras, RAA Exhibitions Chairperson Renee Radenberg and RAA President Dan Guarino. Award winners not pictured: Jose M. Moya, Dan Curran, Danielle Fisher and Larry Gray. Photos by Jessica Schulman ARTSplash 2013 award winning artists (r-l) Alexandra Berlingieri, John Hederson, Arlene Cornell, Nansi Lent, exhibition judge Pedro Pacheco, artist Penelope Atheras, RAA Exhibitions Chairperson Renee Radenberg and RAA President Dan Guarino. Award winners not pictured: Jose M. Moya, Dan Curran, Danielle Fisher and Larry Gray. Photos by Jessica Schulman Gallery hours are Saturday and Sunday from 12-4 p.m.

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