Eleanor's award winning sculptures, monotypes, and mixed media art have been exhibited in national and international juried shows, galleries and private collections in New England, Laguna, Ca, the Southwest, the US Senate, and Ireland. She has consistently received "Outstanding Works Awards" and "Best of Show" Awards in varied categories since 1994. While studying Ceramics at the School of Museum Fine Arts, Eleanor was awarded the SMFA Traveling Ceramics Grant which allowed her to study Native American hand-building techniques with Santa Clara, and Taos, NM Pueblo potters. Eleanor won Best of Show in Contemportary Art for her monotype/mixed media art 'Wonder' at the 2010 Falmouth Art Guild juried show.
Mary Jane Conary
Mary Jane is an award winning impressionistic artist with studios on Cape Cod and in Naples, Florida. Whether painting beloved Cape Cod land or seascapes or the vibrant street and beach scenes of Naples, Mary Jane attempts to capture a special moment in time. Her works are spontaneously rendered and add a new dimension to the subject. She says that "every painting is a celebration of life and reflects the overwhelming sense of joy I feel while painting". Mary Jane participates in the leading juried Art Festivals in South West Florida. Her paintings are collected by significant art patrons in the United State and Europe, including Mr. and Mrs. Richard E. Marriott. She is art instructor to Nancy Peery Marriott.
Betsy Payne Cook paints exclusively with pastels, and is honored to be a juried associate artist member of the Pastel Society of America and to have achieved signature membership status of the Pastel Painters Society of Cape Cod. Betsy is acknowledged as a juried Master Artist at the Cape Cod Art Association, an achievement that recognizes her many accomplishments. Betsy's pastel paintings have been juried into many local and national art exhibitions. "Early Morning Dune" was accepted into the 24th International Association of Pastel Societies Exhibition at the Vose Galleries in Boston. She was also invited to demonstrate pastel paintings at Vose Galleries. Her painting "Cold Night Out" was awarded Best of Show in the Pastel Painters Society of Cape Cod's 2013 National Exhibition. She is represented by Gallery Artrio in Hyannis. www.BetsyPayneCook.com
Fred Luconi is an award winning artist who paints landscapes, still life, and genre scenes in oil. With family roots in Tuscany, Dr. Luconi spends a portion of every year painting in Italy where the rich visual images recharge his creative spirit. The rest of the year, he is inspired to paint by the beauty of Cape Cod and Naples, Fl. His variety of subject matter reflects his view that painting is a life long learning process offering many ways to express what he sees and feels each day. www.luconi-art-studio.com
Bill Noble was chosen to serve as Artist in Residence at Le Grande Vigne, Dinan, France in 2016. Following a portfolio review, he was selected from a large number of entries from around the world. The residency includes many functions in the community, including a one man show in the Musee Du Chateau. This is Bill's sixth one man show, and his first in Europe. He is a Juried and Exhibiting member of Oil Painters of America, the Cape Cod Art Association, and the Falmouth Artists Guild. He has won numerous awards and honors for his paintings including a First Prize at the Cape Cod Art Association in 2015 and was an exhibitor in the Duxbury Art Associations Winter Juried Show in 2015. His work has been published in Cape Cod Life Magazine, the Enterprise Newspaper,The Sun Chronicle, Peninsula Council Reporter, and Cape Cod Magazine. Critics have described his work as clean, crisp and refreshing. He is represented by the Watershed Gallery in Pocasset, Ma and his work can be seen on a regular basis at the Falmouth Artists Guild and the Cape Cod Art Association. www.billnobleartist.com
For over ten years, Rebecca owned her own art gallery, the O'Donnell Art Gallery located on Cape Cod. An accomplished oil painter, Rebecca studies regularly at the New York Art League. Rebecca's paintings are collected widely with her commission works particularly in demand. She is a member of the Cape Cod Art Association and Falmouth Art Guild.
Mike Petrizzo has been a fine art photographer and digital artist for almost 30 years. His works hang in homes and offices from coast to coast, in Europe and in New Zealand. He has placed in several international competitions against thousands of other artists. His work can be found in galleries on CapeCod, Martha's Vineyard and in Connecticut and Scottsdale, AZ. Michael is adept at the marriage of traditional photography and digital techniques using the lastest technology to create beautiful works of art. Cape Cod and Martha's Vineyard are his favorite places to shoot, and the numerous vistas, sunsets, landscape, boats and lighthouses offer endless opportunities to capture images of the home he loves so much.
Candice's paintings are inspired by the wonderful clarity of light and depth of shadows on Cape Cod. A frequent traveler of the Cape's hidden paths and byways, she paints to capture the effects of light and shadow on small undiscovered places. Candice has won numerous awards for her paintings including 'Peoples Choice' award at the Cape Cod Art Association's juried exhibition. www.candiceronesi.com
Susan J. Sigel
"Cape Cod is a unique and magical place with inspirational settings. Pastel is a perfect medium for me to express my appreciation and love for the beautiful surroundings I live in". Susan's pastel paintings have been chosen by the Pastel Painters Society of Cape Cod to be in their juried shows for 2008 through 2014. Susan is a Masters Artist member of the Cape Cod Art Association, and was honored to receive an Honorable Mention at their national juried show in 2009, First Place in pastel at their All Cape Cod Show in summer 2012, 2014 and Best Landscape in the All Cape Cod Show in 2013. She won First Place in the Falmouth Art Guild Summer show in 2012 and 2013. She was juried into the Conneecticut Renaissance in Pastel 2013. Her painting 'Strawberries' was accepted into the International Association of Pastel Societies Web show in 2013. She has studied pastel painting with renowned pastel artists Doug Dawson,Rosalie Nadeau, and Terry Ludwig. She is a member of the Pastel Painters Society of Cape Cod, and the Falmouth Art Guild.
Ken Wakeen 1928 - 2016
We mourn the recent loss of Ken Wakeen. He was a beloved member of SCA and we were blessed to have him by our sides painting. Ken was a renowned artist based in Cape Cod and Naples, Florida. Ken was primarily an oil painter who produced a wide range of paintings from still life to landscape to abstract fine art. There will be a special tribute to Ken at the SCA exhibit at Falmouth's Highfield Hall. The opening reception is May 1, 1 - 3PM.
Linda S. Young
Linda, originally from Brookline, MA, now lives in Cape Cod and South Carolina. Her ability to capture the nuance of a scene has helped her win many awards for her vibrant pastel and oil paintings including two Best in Shows. As an active member of the artistic community, Linda believes in helping others attain their artistic goals. To this end, she is an Artist Mentor through the School to Careers Partnership Art Internship program. Her works were featured in the recently published book, 'Best Southern Painters'. Linda is a member of 21 in Truro and a Signature Member of the Pastel Painters Society of Cape Cod.