Category Archives: Dawson

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.

Two Glass Arts Events at The Bowen

The Bowen is pleased to announce the month-long exhibit GLASS ART from April 28 to May 25, 2018. This show features over 20 glass artists which include instructors and students from Dunwoody’s Spruill Center for the Arts and Dawsonville’s own glass studio, Pamela Mayer of Substantial Lion Glass.

Glass techniques include stained glass, blown glass, fused glass, mosaics and art sculptures. From delicate to durable or wall hangings to useable, these works of art bend light and color in all forms. Come stroll through the glass menagerie.

All Bowen exhibits are free and open to the public.

GLASS HARP CONCERT with Brien Engel

On May 11, 2018 at 7:00p.m., the Bowen is featuring an evening concert GLASS HARP with Brien Engel performing.

Brien Engel of Pine Lake, GA will create an intriguing and educational demonstration which combines glass and music and it’s origin and process. He also relates historical stories of the inventive process of musical instruments, including the physics and scientific background of sound. Prepare yourself for a unique and entertaining experience of musical ambiance.

Tickets for this performance are $10 and can be purchased online or at the Bowen.

 

The Bowen Center for the Arts is located at 334 Highway 9 North, Dawsonville, just North the historic square next to Lanier Tech.

Visit www.BowenArts.org or call 706.216.ARTS(2787) for more information.