Lancaster County Art Association


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Exhibition Guidelines & Requirements

A new page which provides information on our Guidelines and Requirements for artists' entries to our Membership Exhibitions has been added to our website. We encourage everyone to review the Guidelines and Requirements which can be found online by going to the new page that is at this LINK.


“Holiday Memories” & “Merry Miniatures”

November 21-December 23
Membership Show: Two Themes

Gaylee Schachter for 'Love', acrylic

First Place: Gaylee Schachter for "Love", acrylic
Second Place: Gay P. Cox for "Inside the Stable", mixed media & collage
Third Place: John Sauers for "The Old Feeding Lot", oil.
Honorable Mention: Kristin Blanck for "Snow Falling Softly”, oil on panel.
Honorable Mention: Henrietta Holton-Thomas for "Colors of the Season”, watercolor.

Amy Groff for 'Chiques Creek Abstract”, oil

First Place: Amy Groff for "Chiques Creek Abstract”, oil.
Second Place: Dan Graziano for "Giant Steps", oil.
Third Place: Cecelia Cox for "Summer Pinks”, oil.
Honorable Mention: Dot Stepenaski for "Fresh Start", pastel.
Honorable Mention: Carol H. Dale for "Early Snow", acrylic.

Autumn Daze

October 24 - November 11
Artworks by members & non-members
Awards given in 8 Special Categories .

Category: Autumn Leaves
Award Winner: Gay P. Cox – ‘Oak in Fall’, oil
Honorable Mention: Brenda Blank – ‘It’s A Colorful World’, watercolor
Honorable Mention: Jennifer Ou – ‘Turning Golden’, oil on canvas

Category: Pumpkin Potpourri
Award Winner: Kristin Blanck – ‘Eventide’, oil on panel
Honorable Mention: Dennis Hughes – ‘Gourds #2’, watercolor
Honorable Mention: Dan Graziano – ‘Mixed Couple’, oil

Category: Spooky Spaces & Haunted Places
Award Winner: Beth Bathe – ‘Old Time Religion’, oil
Honorable Mention: Dan Graziano – ‘I’ll Get You My Pretty’, oil
Honorable Mention: Joanne McIlvaine – ‘Cleland’s Memorial’, oil

Category: Scaredy Cats & Scarecrows
Award Winner: Amy Groff – ‘Halloween Dragonfly’, oil
Honorable Mention: Lora Stern – ‘Boo!’, oil
Honorable Mention: Pat Reed Nute – ‘Spirit Cats’, mixed media

Category: Harvest Moon
Award Winner: John Sauers – ‘Moon and Night Scene’, oil
Honorable Mention: Beverley Felter – ‘Autumn Moon’, watercolor
Honorable Mention: Carol S. Herr – ‘Harvest Moon and Tree’, oil on ceramic bowl

Category: Orange & Black
Award Winner: Jim McElroy – ‘Ravens in Flight’, acrylic
Honorable Mention: Pat Reed Nute – ‘Cat Called Pumpkin’, acrylic
Honorable Mention: Mia Curran – ‘Pumpkins-Orange & Black’, photography

Category: Masquerade – Masked or Unmasked
Award Winner: Carol S. Herr – ‘The Return’, oil on linen
Honorable Mention: Beth Bathe – ‘Autumn-tide’, oil

Category: Recycled Relics
Award Winner: Pat Reed Nute – ‘Spider’s Catch of the Day’, spider web, bugs, pencil
Honorable Mention: #151 Kreg Zimmerman – ‘Recycle Sunflower’, recycled items

Fall Membership Show

September 19 – October 14
in the Kauffman Gallery

Myrtle Tremblay Award for Watercolor

'County Bounty', watercolor by Marita Hines

"County Bounty" by Marita Hines

'July Escape', mixed media/paper by Marianne Calenda

Professional Category

First Place: Marianne Calenda "July Escape”, mixed media/paper.
Second Place: Scott Cantrell "Angled Ingres”, oil on canvas.
Third Place: Dave Gibson "White Porcelain”, oil on canvas.
Honorable Mention: Beverley Felter "On the Rocks”, watercolor.
Honorable Mention: Carolann Van Wyen “Sangria”, watercolor.
Honorable Mention: Michael Christian Shaw "Almost Home”, oil on canvas.
Honorable Mention: Dan Graziano "Waiting On A Bench”, oil.

'Three Stones', photography by Paul Gross

Non-Professional Category

First Place: Paul Gross "Three Stones”, photography.
Second Place: Lesley Harbold "Summertime in England”, acrylic.
Third Place: Connie Peters “Long's Park”, oil.
Honorable Mention: James Elia "Waiting for a Sunset Cruise”, watercolor.
Honorable Mention: Gaylee Schacter “Greece”, watercolor.
Honorable Mention: Christine Kirk “Convergence”, paper sculpture.

Sunrise - Sunset

August 1 – September 9
in the Kauffman Gallery

'Morning Warmth', oil on canvas board by Bob Grobengieser

Professional Category

First Place: Bob Grobengieser – “Morning Warmth”, oil on canvas board.
Second Place: Jerry Brown – “Wrightsville Susquehanna Sunrise”, watercolor.
Third Place: Carol S. Herr - “Southern End Sunset”, oil on linen.

Honorable Mention:
Brenda Blank – “Fern-glade Sunrise”, watercolor.
Melissa Carroll – “Moon Over Fort Myers”, acrylic.
Carolann Van Wyen – “Shenandoah National Park”, watercolor.
Pat Reed Nute - “Last Light”, acrylic

First Place: Isabel W. Lark - “Evening Rush”, pastel.

Non-Professional Category

First Place: Isabel W. Lark - “Evening Rush”, pastel.
Second Place: James Michael Elia – “Sunset at Lewes Harbour Marina”, watercolor.
Third Place: Connie Peters – “Winter Sunset II”, oil.

Honorable Mention:
Elaine Gross – “House On the Bluff- Block Island”, watercolor.
Paul Gross – Sunset Celebration- Cape May”, photography.
Jane Pattey – “Mom & I, 1938”, watercolor.
Barbara J. Weaver – “Before Sunset”, watercolor.

Red, White and Blue

June 13 – July 22
in the Kauffman Gallery

First Place: Dan Graziano, “Grand Union Flag”, oil.

Professional Category

First Place: Dan Graziano, “Grand Union Flag”, oil.
Second Place: Henrietta Holton-Thomas, “Blowing In the Wind”, watercolor.
Third Place: Pat Reed Nute, “Red, White & Blue, USA Originals”, mixed media.
Honorable Mention: Karen Frattali, “Stars and Stripes”, watercolor.
Honorable Mention: Joanne McIlvaine, “Stevie’s Red Umbrellas”, oil.

First Place: Jerry Brown, “Blue Moon Redux”, watercolor.

Non-Professional Category

First Place: Jerry Brown, “Blue Moon Redux”, watercolor.
Second Place: Rebecca Achenbach, “Somewhere on Main Street”, watercolor
Third Place: Doris Morrison, “Peaceful”, acrylic
Honorable Mention: Martie Brown, “Fading Glory”, watercolor
Honorable Mention: Elaine Gross, “Ocean Grove, New Jersey”, watercolor

Lancaster County Art Quilt Project

May 1 - June 3
in the Kauffman Gallery
Members and non-members were invited to donate 5” by 7” unframed works on paper in any medium.
All artwork was for sale to benefit the LCAA.
Click here to view an album of the pieces that were entered by adults.
The link to the album of images submitted by children and teens is below with that category.

Details of pieces that were in the Art Quilt Project

The image above is a composite of details from 25 of the pieces that were in the Art Quilt Project Exhibit.

E-44. Lesley Harbold, “Olde Mill”, watercolor.
W-22. Dot Stepenaski: “Familiar Paths”, Pastel, W. Lampeter Township
W-26. P. Bose Schur: “Koi Pond”, Monoprint, Willow Street.
S-6. Carol S. Herr: “Tree & Farmhouse”, Etching-Aquatint, Rawlinsville
S-8. Dave Gibson: “Rawlinsville Road”, Oil, Martic Township

N-5. Judy W. Smith: “Central Market Ice Cream”, Pastel, Lancaster/Central Market
N-28. Jennifer Cavalcante: “Mattie”, Photography”, Manheim Township
W-17. Carol Dale: “Spring Reflections”, Watercolor, Manor Township Park
W-21. White Feather: “King- Painted Horse, Harmony Farm”, Watercolor, Pequea
E-12. Virginia Caputo: “Lampeter Fair: "Vintage Aprons”, Mixed Media, Lampeter

Click here for the link to the album of images entered by children and teens.
#4 Olive Lapp, "Going to Space”, crayon, Strasburg
#5 Hannah Lapp, "Windy and Dandy”, watercolor/acrylic, Strasburg
#6 Henry Smucker, "Bearly Hungry”, watercolor, New Providence
#8 Brooke Rubincam, "Cow On the Farm”, watercolor, Lancaster
#11. Rylynn Lehman, "Rita’s Italian Ice”, colored pencil/pen, Lancaster
#12. Inez Wilson, "Boehm’s Chapel”, colored pencil, Willow Street

West Lampeter Township which includes Willow Street was presented with the $200 Purchase Award.

Lesley Harbold – ‘Olde Mill’ – most votes for 1 piece
Doris Morrison – most votes overall with several pieces
Dot Stepenaski – most sales of work by an artist (9 sold)

Garden Show

February 21 – March 18
in the Kauffman Gallery

First Place: Karen Mincarelli – “Double Dutch”, acrylic

Professional Category

First Place: Karen Mincarelli – “Double Dutch”, acrylic
Second Place: Cecelia Cox – “Spring Morning”, oil
Third Place: Brenda Blank – “Coneflower Magnified”, watercolor

Honorable Mention:
Jim McElroy – “No Crops This Year”, acrylic on paper
Carolann Van Wyen – “Autumn’s Crown of Gold”, watercolor

First Place NonPro: Jerry Brown – “One Four February Light”, watercolor.

Non-Professional Category

First Place: Jerry Brown – “One Four February Light”, watercolor.
Second Place: Debbie Huff – “The Last Red Rose”, pastel
Third Place: Christine Kirk – “Sweet Perennial”, paper

Ann T. Fields Annual Awards for Excellence in Watercolor

Ann T. Fields First Place: Marita Hines – “Pond Frolic”

First Place: Marita Hines – “Pond Frolic”
Second Place: Lisa Prinzo – “Daisy Bouquet”
Third Place: Carol H. Dale – “Garden Club”

Winter Membership Show

January 17 -February 11
in the Kauffman Gallery

First Place: Dan Graziano, 'Round Midnighjt', oil

Professional Category

1st Place: Dan Graziano, “Round Midnight”, oil.
2nd Place: Sandra Sigley, “Clip Clop”, pastel.
3rd Place: Marita Hines, “Shrimp Boat”, watercolor.

Honorable Mention:
Cecelia Cox, “Tarnished Silver and Eggplant”, oil.
Dave Gibson, “Glen Rock Graffiti Crew”, oil on panel.
Kristin Blanck, “The Chosen One”, oil on panel.
Matthew J. Leavell, “Salvaged Serenity”, salvaged steel sculpture.

!st Place NonPro: Glenn Wenger, photography

Non-Professional Category

1st Place: Glenn Wenger, “Sun Setting...I’m Running Out of Time”, black & white photography.
2nd Place: Debbie Huff, “Crazy Cat”, alcohol ink.
3rd Place: Jim McElroy, “City Folks #1”, acrylic.

Honorable Mention:
Charles Snyder, “Always Feeling Blue”
Marti Early, “Mendenhall Mist”

Volunteers Needed

Gallery sitters are needed to watch the gallery when the staff is off.

Assistance with mailings or other office work is needed.


The following positions are available to serve on the LCAA Board:

Vice President


Advertising and Promotion

House and Property: In charge of making sure that the building is in good repair and clean, inside and outside.

Please contact Carol Herr at 717-687-7061 during gallery hours with your interest.

LAF (Ladies Art Forum)

Meetings for critiques and discussion are held on the third Thursday of the month at 2 PM.

All women members of the LCAA are invited to join LAF. You may bring work for critique or just come and watch. To check on whether there are any changes in the meeting date and how many are planning to attend, please call the LCAA at 687-7061 on the Wednesday before the meeting between 1 and 5 PM.