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Top award given to Monroeville resident for artwork in ESAL show

Dillon Carr
| Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018, 3:45 p.m.
Pamela Price, of Monroeville, stands next to her award-winning artwork, “The Sea Goddess” on Aug. 4, 2018.
Pamela Price, of Monroeville, stands next to her award-winning artwork, “The Sea Goddess” on Aug. 4, 2018.

A Monroeville artist won the 2018 Eastern Suburban Artists League Members Show “Best of Show” award.

Pamela Price, of Monroeville, won the award for her piece entitled “The Sea Goddess,” which will be on display in the entrance hall of the Community College of Allegheny County Boyce campus, at 595 Beatty Road, through Sept. 7.

Price was one of three Monroeville residents who won awards. There were five artists from Murrysville who were awarded for their artwork and nine others from various communities also received awards.

Awards for Best of Show, Judge’s Awards and Judge’s Mentions were presented Aug. 4 on the show’s opening reception. There were 68 pieces of watercolors, photography, mixed media, acrylics, pastels, oils and drawings submitted to the show.

Some are available for purchase.

“The faculty at Boyce is pleased with the excellence and variety of the works. Having the show in their midst adds beauty, color and interest to strolls through the halls. Campus teachers visit the show with their students for learning opportunities,” said Linda Galati, ESAL’s Boyce show coordinator, in a news release.

Below is a list of the winners:

Judge’s Award

Pamela Beatty, Murrysville: “Sunrise”

Ellie Brendlinger, Murrysville: “Pinefield”

Arlene Holtz, Oakmont: “Frequency”

Barbara Jewell, Export: “Supplication, Psalm 28:2”

Myla Pearce, New Kensington: “Up, Up & Decay”

Louette Romanchak, McKeesport: “Falling Water”

Judge’s Mentions

Larry Brandstetter, Monroeville: “My Favorite Noun”

Susan Cardoza, Monroeville: “Resilience”

Jan Fiorina, Murrysville: “The Wish”

Dorothy Lamuth, Plum: “Chinese Peonies”

Allen Maloney, Murrysville: “Street Shade”

Tirzah Mason, Trafford: “Bird of Paradise”

Michael Rosella, Penn Hills: “Tell Me Your Story”

Norma Rowley, North Versailles: “Out of Africa”

Betty Trout, Murrysville: “Pamela”

Sue Yaklich, Delmont: “Winter Silk”

The show is free and open to the public. For more information, visit esalart.org or call 412-956-2034.

Dillon Carr is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Dillon at 412-871-2325, dcarr@tribweb.com or via Twitter @dillonswriting.

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