Thayer, Kahn win top prizes in TPS members’ show

Published 5:00 pm Friday, October 14, 2011

Aviva Kahn with her sculpture “A Sacred Moment,” top winner in the TPS members’ show. (photo submitted)

Kate Thayer’s “Lovin’ the Spin” took first prize in the painting category in Tryon Painters and Sculptors’ (TPS’) members’ show, while Aviva Kahn’s “A Sacred Moment” took first prize in sculpture.
TPS held an opening reception for the show Oct. 2. The People’s Choice ribbons were awarded. The second place award for painting was given to Christine Mariotti for her work “Fury,” and third place was given to Pauline Ross for her work “The Grass Is Always Greener on the Other Side of Uranus.”
Second place winner for sculpture went to Jim Greene’s “Ellie the Elf” and third place went to Jerry Perry’s “Abstract in Clay.” Refreshments were provided by Marie King and her committee.
The show will end on Nov. 5. The gallery is open Thursday to Saturday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., and is located at 26 Maple St. in Tryon. For more information, call 828-859-0141.
– article submitted
by Aviva Kahn

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