Bellamy Mansion Museum Spring 2017 Art Show
"Wilmington Then and Now"
Award Winners and Honorable Mentions
Historic Bellamy Mansion Museum of History and Design Arts is excited to launch the Spring 2017 Art Show April 5 through May 26, 2017 in its charming mansion in the heart of the downtown historic overlay district. The show will open Wednesday, April 5 with a reception from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. to showcase the beauty of Wilmington and the diverse creative talents of Wilmington’s artists. Using Wilmington’s history, people, architecture, parks, flora and fauna, cemeteries, riverfront, bridges, beaches, etc. as inspiration, artists will create original artwork for submission for the show and sale. The works will hang for 8 weeks in the Mansion during the Azalea Festival and the Wilmington Wine & Food Festival. The Bellamy Mansion will be featured on the 2017 Azalea Festival Garden Club tour.
First Place - "Tea Party" mixed media, Elena Wright
Second Place - "Riverwalk View" photograph, John Mehalik
Third Place - "The Blockade Runner" acrylic, James Horton
Honorable Mention - "Flytraps" 3D gourd, Deb Chiappisi
Honorable Mention - "Sparkle on Market" oil, Ann Hair
Honorable Mention - "The Bottlehouse at Airlie" mosaic, Toni Radcliffe
Honorable Mention - "Wrightsville Beach" oil, Anne Trombetta
Honorable Mention - "Garden Party" watercolor, Gail Smith
People's Choice Award:
"Blooming Magnolias" oil, Elena Spry
Postcard Contest Winner!
Congratulations to Jay DeChesere with his winning artwork "Glassy Approach"
Congratulations to Sharon Minor with the winning raffle ticket!
Applications and Prospectus