Category Archives: Dawson

The Bowen Center for the Arts AWARDS PRESENTATION FOR Smallest Little Art Show, Works Under $150

The Bowen Center for the Arts held their Smallest Little Art Show (Works under $150) Awards Reception November 16th. Over $300 in prizes were given after a panel of judges reviewed the 68 beautiful works of fine art, photography, ceramics, jewelry and glass art. This exhibit continues until December 14, 2018.The Gallery and Gift Shop are open Tuesday to Friday 10 to 4 and Saturday Noon to 4.

1st place Jennifer David of Dawsonville, acrylic and pen
1st place Jennifer David of Dawsonville, acrylic and pen

The Bowen judging panel awarded the following:

1st Place to Jennifer David of Dawsonville for her acrylic and pen Old London

2nd Place to David Ferguson of Canton for his photo Lids in Oil

3rd Place to Diana Forster, Canton for her clay piece Dogwood Urn

Old London and Lids in Oil photo by David Ferguson of Canton
Old London and Lids in Oil photo by David Ferguson of Canton

Honorable Mentions went to

Sarah Curtis, Cumming for her pen and ink Centering One’s Self

Judy Linn, Dahlonega for her woodcut Bellapheron, Pegasus & Chimera

John Quinn, Griffin for his photo Dragonfly and Lily

Tom Reed, Dawsonville for his photo Wisconsin Farm

Wanda Black Smith, Dahlonega for her oil Late Fall Leaves

 

Admission is free to The Bowen Center for the Arts located just North of Dawsonville’s Historic Square at 334 Highway 9 North

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Images: first Place winner Jennifer David of Dawsonville’s Old London and second place winner David Ferguson of Canton’s photo Lids in Oil.

 

For more information contact

Ginny Greenwood at 706.216.ARTS(2787)

or Email: director@BowenArts.org

or visit our website at www.BowenArts.org

The Bowen Center for the Arts Culinary Arts Exhibit Awards

The Bowen Center for the Arts held their Culinary Arts Awards Reception September 7th. Over $500 in prizes were given for both the fine arts and photography categories. These prizes included Gift certificates from B&H Photo Supply, Hobby Lobby, The Tomato House of Murrayville and of course, the new Bowen Gift Shop. This exhibit runs until September 21.

The Bowen judging panel awarded the following:

In the Fine Arts category:

First Place to Carol Sheder of Jasper for her still life oil Leeks & Tropical Bowl.
First Place to Carol Sheder of Jasper for her still life oil Leeks & Tropical Bowl.

First Place to Carol Sheder of Jasper for her still life oil Leeks & Tropical Bowl.

Second Place and Honorable Mention went to Rosie Coleman of Athens for her vivid oil still lifes Fruit and Cups and Turnip Trio.

Third Place and Honorable Mention went to Wanda Smith of Dahlonega for her beautiful chiaroscuro oil Pears Fresh from Tree and Pitcher & Pears.

Honorable Mention also went to Mary Bogle of Gainesville for her amusing More Carrots Please!

 In the Photography category:

First Place and Honorable Mention went to Kathleen Gill of Jasper for her beauty Four Part Harmony and Onion Study.
First Place and Honorable Mention went to Kathleen Gill of Jasper for her beauty Four Part Harmony and Onion Study.

First Place and Honorable Mention went to Kathleen Gill of Jasper for her beauty Four Part Harmony and Onion Study.

Second Place to Cynthina Todd of Gainesville for her delightful singing green onions Joyful Chorus.

Third Place to Tom Reed of Dawsonville for his unique double canvas Apples.

Honorable Mentions went to:

Marla Puziss of Hapeville for her adorable Boy with Watermelon

Bob Kelly of Canton his unique light study Winefest

Stephen Weiss of Atlanta for his luscious work on metal Berry Berry Nice.

Admission is free to The Bowen Center for the Arts located just North of Dawsonville’s Historic Square at 334 Highway 9 North. The Gallery and Gift Shop are open Tuesday to Friday 10 to 4 and Saturday Noon to 4.

Public Information Open House in Dawson County

On Tuesday, May 15, 2018  from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. the Georgia DOT will host a public information open house at Riverview Elementary school located at 370 Dawson Forest Road, Dawsonville, GA 30534.

The meeting  will be an informative public meeting and  citizens in  attendance will  learn more about the plans for the future roundabouts on State Route (SR) 9 and Dawson Forest Road.

Citizens will be able to view a layout and also speak with Georgia DOT engineers and staff to provide answers to any questions they may have.

More about this project:
The purpose of the proposed project is to enhance traffic operations and reduce crash frequency.There are two intersections on SR 9 and both provide right turn access to Dawson Forest Road via a connector street. This project will update the current unsignalized intersections by constructing two independent single- lane roundabouts.