“Fusion of the Arts” includes Pearland Arts League’s
5th Annual Juried Exhibition
The 5th Annual Juried Exhibition of Pearland Arts League shared the spotlight with Author Robert Sholley Saturday, September 19th at the newly established Pearland Alliance for Arts & Culture facility at 2341 N. Galveston in Pearland.
The 200 attendees were immersed in the arts beginning with a review of Colonel Robert Sholly”s book Young Soldiers, Amazing Warriors sponsored by Pearland Alliance for Arts & Culture and ending with the 5th Annual Juried Art Exhibition sponsored by Pearland Arts League. Four Friends Tea Room catered the event. Notables attending the event included Mayor Tom Reid, Councilman Tony Carbone, Pearland ISD Superintendent Dr. John Kelly, PAA&C President Steve Sabo, PAL President Naomi Stevens, Executive Director of the Pearland Convention & Visitors Bureau Kim Sinistore, along with CVB Marketing Manager Tracy Rohrbacher.
Co-Chairs for “Fusion of the Arts” were Margo I. Green representing Pearland Arts League and Paulisa Winsong representing Pearland Alliance for Arts & Culture. Grant money provided by the city of Pearland awarded by the Convention and Visitors Bureau aided in presenting this joint effort by PAA&C and PALeague
Michael Slattery and Margo I. Green were co-chairs of the 5th Annual Juried Art Show. Sixty-one entries were submitted to the juried event. Thirty-one entries were selected by Juror Dennis LaValley, Chair of the Art Department of Alvin Community College. LaValley said. “You made it hard for me; there were so many qualified entries.” Entries were from Pearland, Dickinson, Friendswood, Montgomery, Houston and New Braunfels.
Winners of this event were Best of Show Lauren Luna; First Place Sandra Derrick; Second Place Calvin Powitzky; Honorable Mention Steve Ross Fisher; and Honorable Mention Annika Farmer.