Santa Clarita Artists Association’s 27th Art Classic Gala was held October 15, at William S. Hart Park in Newhall.
An afternoon of fun was had by all guests, including art viewing, wine, appetizers, desserts, a huge silent auction and musical entertainment by Jimmy Carnelli. The $25 donation collected will benefit the SCAA art scholarship program for high school and college students.
Seventy-one artists displayed 122 of their best work and much-anticipated awards were presented in all categories.
Merit: Main Street, John Alexopolous; Silver: Afternoon Walk, Christine Dickerson; Gold: Harlequin, Laura Ledesma.
Merit: Cowgirl Jen, Leslie Halberg; Silver: Africana, Laura Ledesma; Gold: A Whiter Shade of Pale, Laurie Morgan.
Merit: Sun and Moon, Patricia Thayer; Silver: Into the Woods, Lynda Frautnick; Gold: Wild Feathers, Julianna Curtis.
Merit: Jessica, Lori Powers; Silver: Pacific Morning, Laura Wambsgans; Gold: State Fair Buck Rabbit, Leslie Halberg.
Merit: Waiting for Daddy, Norma Warden; Silver: Mamas, Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Fowlboys. Phil Althouse; Gold: Mezquita History Multiple X, Bruce McFarland.
Merit: Searching, William Duquette; Silver: Peachy Valentine, Susanna Petrovit; Gold: Crooked Face, Nadiya Littlewarrior.
Merit: Tangerine & Cream, Jan Cornett; Silver: Tatchu, Meressa Naftulin; Gold: Crimson Hearts, Ramsin Yefima.
Merit: Standing the Test of Time, Laurie Finkelstein; Silver: Roar, Hector Fernandez; Gold, Afternoon in Pisa, Gary Friedman.
Best of Show
Woman in Hat, Christopher Darga
Tiki Time, Scott Parker