80th Annual Painting Show

April 16, 2023 to May 12, 2023

80th Annual Juried Painting Show. April 16 - May 12. 

We are honored to exhibit the work of so many Philadelphia area artists.  

Juror: Michael Kowbuz

Michael Kowbuz is an artist, teacher, and co-proprietor of Cerulean Arts Gallery & Studio in Philadelphia.  He holds an MFA from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and an MA in Community College Teaching from Northern Michigan University, College of Behavioral Sciences, Human Services and Education.  He believes that human creativity deserves to be nurtured and has sought roles in which to facilitate that effort as an educator, administrator, and entrepreneur for over 25 years. He makes drawings and paintings and has exhibited both regionally and nationally. His work is about looking at filtered images of the world, whether via reflections, photographs or the fog of memory.  Visit: https://ceruleanarts.com/pages/michael-kowbuz

Congratulations to our award winners! See below for slideshow

Juror’s Award – Deborah Riccardi, Dwight Wearing Star Wars Jersey

Cheltenham Center for the Arts Award – Ann Beatus, Manuscript

Merle Spandorfer Memorial Award – Nina Yocom, Womb

Jerry C. Smith Memorial Award – Amy Carson Smith, Brown Bunny

Mili Dunn Weiss Memorial Award – Lynne Horoschak, Flowers

Roberta and Irving Portner Memorial Award – Charles Keenan, Subway

Cheltenham Printmakers’ Guild Award

in Memory of Hitoshi Nakazato – Maxine Schwartz, Ukraine 2022

Emerging Artist Award - Janet Maurer, Love

Honorable Mention

Violet Alexandre, Deep Blue

Eric Leichter, Cat on the Wall

Adam Levin, Madame of the Pier'

***Art pick up dates for the end of the show are: May 12th 3-5pm and May 15th 10am-5pm.***

Please call 215-379-4660 or email info@cheltenhamarts.org with any questions.

Deborah Riccardi - Dwight Wearing Star Wars Jersey

Exhibit Details

Gallery Hours:
12 - 5pm Monday - Friday

Sunday April 16, 2023 - 2-4PM