Imagination into Art – A Creative Success!

John Monto and Mark Wendling talk harmonograms.

John Monto and Mark Wendling talk harmonograms.

An enthusiastic crowd of art lovers filled the WCA Red Barn on June 24 and 25. Now in its fourth year, Imagination into Art has much to offer – a warm community event, a fabulous reception, art show, silent auction and sale.

This year’s artists included: Nancy Barthold, Mark Beerman, Dick Chase, Dana Dakin, Sue Finney, Jennifer Grasmere, Zack Jonas, Connie Jordan, Ann Feeley Kieffer, John Monto, Dorothy Prats, Nancy Schlosser, Rette Solomon, Leslie Ward, Lisa Whitcher and Sam Wild from Wilmot shared works in a variety of media. Painters Jay Koron and Grace Schust and photographer Helen Wickham of Andover and painter Marilyn Wendling of New London rounded out the show.

 Grace Schust and Wendy Gouirand discuss Grace's paintings.

Grace Schust and Wendy Gouirand discuss Grace’s paintings.

Marilyn Wendling smiles in front of one of her impressionistic paintings.

Marilyn Wendling smiles in front of one of her impressionistic paintings.

Summer resident, Jennifer Grasmere shared her silver and bronze jewelry.

Wilmot summer resident, Jennifer Grasmere shared her silver and bronze jewelry.

We could not have done it without the tireless help of many volunteers. Our thanks go out to Margaret Monto and Deb Beerman for their delicious hors d’oeuvres. Kudos as well to helpers Diane Beaudoin, Mark Beerman, Ann and Mark Davis, Mary Fanelli, Christine Jenssen, Nancy Large, Lindy Heim, John Monto, Tom Palmer, Nancy Schlosser and Tom and Joanne Schamberg.

Once again, Margaret Monto ably led the kitchen crew!

Once again, Margaret Monto ably led the kitchen crew!

Deb Beerman was cook and bottle washer extraordinaire!

Deb Beerman was cook and bottle washer extraordinaire!

We are grateful to the community and their continued support of WCA programs and events. Our thanks go out everyone who assisted with Imagination into Art as well as the artists who participated and donated their work to the silent auction. You all made it such fun!

Dana Dakin and Barbara Faughnan discuss journaling.

Dana Dakin and Barbara Faughnan discuss journaling.

Joan_Pirozzoli, Nancy Schlosser and Lindy_Heim

Joan Pirozzoli, Nancy Schlosser and Lindy Heim enjoy the show!

Sincerely,

Judy Hauck, coordinator, Imagination into Art

Judy Hauck keeps the buffet and bar stocked with goodies.

Judy Hauck keeps the buffet and bar stocked with goodies.

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