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[Viewfinder] Granby Land Trust Celebrates Art in Nature

Art exhibition is being held at J. Vallee Brunelle Fine art & Framing until Dec. 3.

It may have come two days later than anticipated, but the Granby Land Trust opened its “Celebrating Art in Nature,” juried art exhibition at the in Granby on Saturday.

Postponed from its original opening date of Nov. 3 due to the power outages caused by a late-October nor’easter, the art show, which is scheduled to run until Dec. 3, features 59 exhibited pieces, 14 of which received awards, according to Granby Land Trust President Rick Orluk.

Over 130 pieces were submitted for entry into the exhibition, which was juried by David Lussier, an award-winning plein air painter.

Much of the work submitted came from The Big Paint event supported by the Granby Land Trust and the Granby Artists Association held at Emery Farm in North Granby in September.

The accompanying photo gallery shows off some of the art work at the exhibition and the people who were in attendance Saturday.

The event was supported by Fiduciary Investment Advisors and ALIRT Insurance Research.

Artist Title Award Charles Wilhelm Rolling Waters Marty and Don Wilmot Award Catherine Elliott September Morning Granby Land Trust Award Jim Laurino Emery Farm East Hayfield Granby Community Fund Award Joan Jardin Loomis Street Austin McNey Award given by Karen, Scott and Patrick McNey Art Scholz Granby Porch Stephen Brown Memorial Award Nina Ritson Holcomb Farm Granby Artists Association Award James Magner The Emery Farm Mildred Dewey Award given by Jenny and Dave Emery Laura Eden Heublein Tower Ray Betts Award given by Carol and Greg Reid Sally Sargent Markey Back of Manitook Mountain Tudor and Laura Holcomb Award given by Nannie and Put Brown Elizabeth Rhoades Morning on Emery Farm Matthew K. Orluk Award given by Trish Percival and Rick Orluk Virginia Peake Tulmeadow Farm Shack Olof Stevenson Award given by Jamie Gamble Paul Goodnow Trout Pond Salmon Brook Watershed Association Award Stephen Linde The Wedding Tree William Stewart Award given by Judy and Dave Russell Judith Meyers The Maple Grove Sandy and Dave Schupp Award

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