Valley Artists Guild

2009 Fall Exhibition

September 23 – October 10, 2009

This innovative show will feature a variety of media including sculpture. Valley Artists Guild is a nonprofit organization founded in 1948 to provide a setting for all levels of artists to expand their artistic careers and endeavors. VAG is comprised of over 150 members working in a wide variety of mediums, techniques and genres. VAG is one of the founding members of VIVA Art Center. For more information about Valley Artists Guild, please visit their website.

The juror for this exhibition is Ramela Grigorian Abbamontian, an Assistant Professor of Art History at Los Angeles Pierce College.

Some of the winning entries are posted below; more winners are listed at the bottom of this page. Click on any image for a higher resolution version.

Lore Eckelberry

Lore Eckelberry

“Sad Spider”
Best of Show
Kenneth Ronney

Kenneth Ronney

“Epicyclic”
1st Place
Teri Dryden

Teri Dryden

“When Chaplin Met Van Gogh”
2nd Place
Anthony Verity

Anthony Verity

“Safari”
3rd Place
Dorothy Shepherd

Dorothy Shepherd

“Meditation Mountain”
Merchandise Award: The Canvas Peddler
Donna Geist Buch

Donna Geist Buch

“Right to Exist”
Merchandise Award: Continental Art Supplies
Marian Fortunati

Marian Fortunati

“Calle Dorado”
Merchandise Award: Carter Sexton
Christine Kaldjian

Christine Kaldjian

“Mother and Child”
Merchandise Award: Strathmore Artist Papers

Additional Award Winners for the VAG 2009 Fall Exhibition:

Lee Banarer Award
Valerie Cook – “Water Spirit”

Honorable Mentions
Carol Merrick – “Back of the Barn”
Fritz Suter – “Temptress”

Thanks to our sponsors:
The Canvas Peddler (custom framing, 818-985-8830)
Continental Art Supplies
Carter Sexton
Strathmore Artist Papers