Céad Míle Fáilte!... (One hundred thousand welcomes!)

"Enchanting Ireland"... Take an artistic journey to the Emerald Isle as seen through the eyes and palette of American Artist, Bernie Rosage Jr. A collection of paintings and adventures inspired by two trips Bernie and his wife, Tami, took to the Emerald Isle. The first trip was in 2008 and the second was in 2014.

Bernie has been blogging their adventures and the background of this collection on this blog... browse around and enjoy yourself.

Paintings are available for purchase... Click HERE to see the collection, availability, and prices.

Friday, May 7, 2010

Sean Dempsey is my BUDDY... takes "Best in Show"!

On cloud nine this week...

"Best in Show" at the OAS 2010 Spring Art Show for "Sean Dempsey and the Rare Auld Times"... Tami, Olivia and I let ol' Sean treat us to a steak dinner the night of the award... Thanks Sean my buddy!

YouTube viseo link: Onslow Art Society 2010 Spring Art Show, Council for the Arts, Jacksonville, NC

OAS 2010 Spring Art Show Awards...
The Onslow Art Societys 49th Annual Spring Art Show will hang in the Bradford Baysden Gallery at the Council for the Arts, 826 New Bridge St., Jacksonville, NC until May 28.

The judge for this show was Becca Scott Reynolds, Gallery and Education Director for Arts Council of Wayne Co.

Fifty-eight area artists are having their work shown.

The Art Society is proud to announce the winners of this years spring show.

The Claire Armstrong Best in Show was awarded to Bernie Rosage, Jr. of Jacksonville for his oil painting, "Sean Dempsey in the Rare Auld Time"

Bernie's painting... "Sean Dempsey and the Rare Auld Times"...

The Claire Armstrong Endowment Award went to Mark Scott of Hampstead for "Last Curtain Call", a mixed media. The Onslow Art Societys Memorial Award was won by Penny Craven of Kinston for a mixed media painting, "The Coffee House Buddies." The Onslow County Award went to Johnnie Lee Scott of Richlands for a Polaroid Transfer, "Cavanaugh House Views." The Dr. Timothy Edwards Award was won by Robert Rigsby of Goldsboro for "Goose Showing Off", an oil painting and The Frame Game Gift Certificate was awarded to Mitchell Morton of Hubert for "Ottaway Burns," an acrylic. The Cheap Joes Gift Certificate went to Bill Sketoe of Cedar Point for "Symmetrical Contrast," an acrylic.

An Award of Excellence was awarded to:Jim Dees of Williamston for "Garden of the Gods," a photograph; Terry Rosenfelder of Wilmington for "Creekside Cottage," an oil; Donna Slade of Wake Forest for a color pencil painting, "Chucks Canvas."

An Award of Merit was presented to: Patsy Kennedy Lain of Hubert for "Home Sweet Home", an acrylic; Lynn Padgett of Holly Ridge for "Fish House Dock," a Mixed Media painting; Caleb Hayre of Jacksonville for "Ol Glory," an acrylic.

Honorable Mentions went to Carol Hovey of Wilmington for "Tapestry I-Carolina Concerto, a watercolor; Sarah Thrasher of New Bern for her photograph, "Empty,"; Bates Toone of Wilmington for "Wayne Barn," a watercolor: Johnnie Lee Scott of Richlands for "Looking Back to the Eighteen Hundreds," 3-D; Bernie Rosage, Jr. of Jacksonville for "Ha Penny Bridge, Dublin, Ireland," an oil; Sherry Thurston of Sneads Ferry for "Welcome Home," a watercolor .

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