Cape Coral Art League Monthly Gallery Shows

Our Gallery Shows

There's much to see here. So, take your time, look around and enjoy all the creativity around you. Join us for our monthly receptions!

 

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February 2022

WILD ABOUT PLANTS, ANIMALS AND/OR BIRDS

Theme: Artist's view of the plants, animals and/or birds in the world around us, whether domesticated or wild. The theme is meant to be inclusive and open to artistic interpretation.

Receiving: Monday, February 7, 2022 from 12 noon to 3 p.m. 

RECEPTION: Thursday, February 10, 2022 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Removal: Monday, March 7, 2022 from 12 noon to 3 p.m.

Eligibility: This is a juried All Council Member Show. This show is open to CCAL members and Art Council of Southwest Florida members. The Judge will determine if artwork meets fine art criteria and is accepted. 

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Cape Coral Art League January 2021 Gallery Show

January 2022

ABSTRACT/PHOTOGRAPHY

Theme: To highlight photography and abstract art.

Receiving: Monday, January 3, 2022 from 12 noon to 3 p.m. 

RECEPTION: Thursday, January 6, 2022 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Removal: Monday, January 24, 2022 from 12 noon to 3 p.m.

Eligibility: This is a CCAL Member Show. This show is open to CCAL members only. The Show Chair will determine if artwork meets fine art criteria and is accepted. 

FIRST PLACE - Abstract
FIRST PLACE - Abstract

#10, Pilar Link WINDOWS, Abstract Judge's Comment: “Dynamic – tells the viewer a story and the story always changes; great use of light and depth – night and day between her pieces – nice.”

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FIRST PLACE - Photography
FIRST PLACE - Photography

#30, Miriam Frawley REFLECTION 2, Photography Judge's Comment: “Strong dynamic, great focus, interest created across the image. The depth of the image, detail capture one’s thought.”

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HONORABLE MENTION - Abstract
HONORABLE MENTION - Abstract

#8, Kim Carioto-Krugle BLUE CRAB, Paper Judge's Comment: “Excellent – Abstract, yet real, opposing claws in battle, great use of color, shape and layers.”

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HONORABLE MENTION - Photography
HONORABLE MENTION - Photography

#28, Maureen Bieniarz GOLDEN BRIDGE, Photography Judge's Comment: “Leads the viewer on a journey, great use of color. Focus to infinity – where does this bridge go? Over there. I look forward to the trip. Solid color use over water.”

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PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD
PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD

#29, Carmen Sprague SIESTA TIME, Photography

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December 2021

HOLIDAY CELEBRATION

Theme: Celebrate a Holiday with your art, whatever the season or the reason! This theme is intended to be inclusive and open to artists' interpretation.

Receiving: Monday, December 6, 2021 from 12 noon to 3 p.m. 

RECEPTION: Thursday, December 9, 2021 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Removal: Monday, January 3, 2022 from 12 noon to 3 p.m.

Eligibility: This is a CCAL Member Show. This show is open to CCAL members only. The Show Chair will determine if artwork meets fine art criteria and is accepted. 

Cape Coral Art League December 2021 Gallery Show
FIRST PLACE
FIRST PLACE

6 Carmen Sprague SCARLETT LADY, photography Judge's Comment: "Festive!! The Scarlett Lady defines a holiday atmostphere... She came to enjoy! Arresting composition focused on the colorful lady definitely meets the theme of the exhibit."

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SECOND PLACE
SECOND PLACE

#1, Beth Blewett SAN FRANCISCO DE ASIS MISSION, Acrylic Judge's Comment: "A lovely painting… Evokes a sense of calm. The subtle realism contributes to the atmosphere of peace. Perspective is absolutely perfect!"

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THIRD PLACE
THIRD PLACE

#4, Roger Deering STILL LIFE #22, Oil Judge's Comment: "A Florida holiday dream! The vibrant color and effective composition make this piece catch the viewer’s eye."

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HONORABLE MENTION
HONORABLE MENTION

#15, Kim Carioto-Krugle THE WEDDING BOUQUET, Paper Judge's Comment: "The Wedding Bouquet celebrates the beginning of a new chapter in life. The intricate attention to detail is intriguing. I could look at it and find new detail each time."

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PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD
PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD

#19, Karen Johnson CRYSTAL BOWL OF CHERRIES, Oil

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Cape Coral Art League November 2021 Gallery Show

November 2021

EXPRESS YOURSELF

Reveal your thoughts, emotions or feelings through your art! The theme is meant to be inclusive and open to artistic interpretation.

 

Receiving: Monday, November 1, 2021 from 12pm to 3pm

RECEPTION: No reception

Removal: Monday, December 6, 2021 from 12pm to 3pm

Eligibility: This show is open to CCAL members and Art Council of Southwest Florida members. The Judge will determine if artwork meets fine art criteria and is accepted.

FIRST PLACE
FIRST PLACE

#5, Hanna Adler LAZY AFTERNOON, Watercolor Judge's Comment: "This striking piece engages the viewer immediately with strong lead in, great depth & reflection and beautiful composition using an economy of strokes."

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SECOND PLACE
SECOND PLACE

#16, Robert Hayden LADIES NIGHT OUT, Gouache Judge's Comment: "Great movement and radiant color, combined with story, originality, and fun, make this painting a real stand out. Has a slight 'Dali-esque' quality."

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THIRD PLACE
THIRD PLACE

#34, Karen Johnson DIRTY DUCK, Oil Judge's Comment: "Fresh & humorous with strong design, well painted. I want to take a sip!"

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HONORABLE MENTION
HONORABLE MENTION

#39, Lynne Renzenberger SPAGUETTI HEAD, Colored Pencil Judge's Comment: "Original and fun, this piece boasts strong control of color, form, and composition. Wonderful attention to detail. Great use of complimentary color."

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PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD
PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD

Pat Ricci CREATIVE PROCESS, Mixed Medium

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October 2021

FLORIDA LIFE

Theme: The theme is meant to be inclusive and open to artistic interpretation. Should reflect personal perspective of life in Florida, whether coastal or inland; in urban environments or in the natural world.

Receiving: Monday, October 4, 2021 from 12 noon to 3 p.m. 

RECEPTION: No reception

Removal: Monday, November 1, 2022 from 12 noon to 3 p.m.

Eligibility: This is a CCAL Member Show. This show is open to CCAL members only. The Show Chair will determine if artwork meets fine art criteria and is accepted. 

Cape Coral Art League October 2021 Gallery Show
FIRST PLACE
FIRST PLACE

#19, Karen Johnson BLOOD ORANGE, Oil Judge's Comment: "This is a perfectly executed still life. The chiaroscuro lighting, the composition, the values, highlights, tones and detail work in perfect harmony in this painting."

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SECOND PLACE
SECOND PLACE

#29, Kim Carioto-Krugle FLORIDA FISHING, Paper Judge's Comment: "At first glance I thought this was an oil or a watercolor. Upon closer inspection I was pleasantly surprised to find it was constructed by small strips of paper. The details are breathtaking. Great combination of precision and impressionism."

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THIRD PLACE
THIRD PLACE

#32, Lynne Renzenberger WAITING FOR THE PIE, Colored Pencil Judge's Comment: "This is a great example of how a title and the painting work in unison to convey a point. In this case a whimsical situation that makes one smile. Great execution & composition, a memorable painting."

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HONORABLE MENTION
HONORABLE MENTION

#5, Beth Blewett SHARING STORIES, Acrylic Judge's Comment: "I like the fact that this painting had a story to convey rather than just an automobile painting. Great use of light and excellent composition."

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HONORABLE MENTION
HONORABLE MENTION

#7, Joan Roberts TROPICAL, Oil Judge's Comment: "This painting is alive with movement and color. The artist transmits the feeling behind this scene with her magnificent brush strokes and composition. "

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Cape Coral Art League May 2021 Gallery Show

May 2021

LAND, SEA, AIR

Theme: Representation of any one or any combination of land, sea and air.

Receiving: Monday, May 3, 2021 from 12 noon to 3 p.m. 

Reception: No reception

Removal: Monday, May 18, 2021 from 12 noon to 3 p.m.

Eligibility: This is a CCAL Member Show. This show is open to CCAL members only. The Show Chair will determine if artwork meets fine art criteria and is accepted. 

FIRST PLACE
FIRST PLACE

#28, Beth Blewett HOT DAY ON OYSTER BAY, Acrylic Judge’s Comment: “Great composition, good use of rule of thirds. Cool colors but gives you a warm inviting feeling. Love the reflections.”

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SECOND PLACE
SECOND PLACE

#16, Mark Kennedy SANIBEL BEACH, Photo on Metal Judge’s Comment: “Simply a BREATH of fresh air. You can almost taste the salt water as the waves break the shore. Very moving. Nice contrast.”

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THIRD PLACE
THIRD PLACE

#20, Tania Alves BY THE BEACH, Mixed Media Judge’s Comment: “Tropical fun. Very creative. Nice careful workmanship.”

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HONORABLE MENTION
HONORABLE MENTION

#8, Nancy Marsden COSTA RICA MORNING, Oil Pastel Judge’s Comment: “This painting celebrates life in days gone by. Wonderful use of bold colors with the composition coming right to the viewer.”

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HONORABLE MENTION
HONORABLE MENTION

#6, Jan Werdin EVER EXPANDING UNIVERSE, Watercolor Judge’s Comment: “Nice gradient flow from rich blues to violet. The contrasting yellow makes this pop.”

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April 2021

MIXED MEDIA

Theme: Any artwork in which more than one medium or material has been employed. The theme is meant to be inclusive and open to artistic interpretation. The artist must list all mediums used on their receiving paperwork.

Receiving: Monday, April 5, 2021 from 12 noon to 3 p.m. 

RECEPTION: No Reception

Removal: Monday, May 3, 2021 from 12 noon to 3 p.m.

Eligibility: This is a CCAL Member Show. This show is open to CCAL members only. The Show Chair will determine if artwork meets fine art criteria and is accepted. 

Cape Coral Art League April 2021 Gallery Show
FIRST PLACE
FIRST PLACE

#25, Sharon Vanasse CAPE COD SUNSET, Acrylic/Driftwood/Stone/Magazine/String/Pebbles Judge’s Comment: “Creative use of materials. Beautiful piece that draws you to it.”

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SECOND PLACE
SECOND PLACE

#10, Lynne Renzenberger UNTITLED, Watercolor/Pencil/Colored Pencils/ Pastel Sticks Judge’s Comment: “Enchanting piece with wonderful use of color and technique.”

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THIRD PLACE
THIRD PLACE

#21, Rosemary Sexton AFTER THE RAIN, Acrylic/String/Tissue Paper/Oil Judge’s Comment: “Love the subject of the piece and the use of string and tissue paper to enhance the depth of the work.”

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HONORABLE MENTION
HONORABLE MENTION

#16, Faith Gaillot A SAILOR'S VIEW, Watercolor/Pen & Ink/Acrylic Judge’s Comment: “Beautiful piece that makes you feel like you are on a peaceful voyage.

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HONORABLE MENTION
HONORABLE MENTION

#7, Traci Skelton PARTY GOURD Gourd, Gourd/Lampwork/Glass Beads/Wire Judge’s Comment: “Fun piece with great use of materials and techniques.”

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Cape Coral Art League March 2021 Gallery Show

MARCH 2021

FLORA AND/OR FAUNA

Theme: Plants and/or animals of any region, habitat or geological period. This theme is meant to be inclusive and open to artistic interpretation.

Receiving: Monday, March 1, 2021 from 12 noon to 3 p.m. 

RECEPTION: No reception

Removal: Monday, April 5, 2021 from 12 noon to 3 p.m.

Eligibility: This is a CCAL Member Show. This show is open to CCAL members only. The Show Chair will determine if artwork meets fine art criteria and is accepted. 

FIRST PLACE
FIRST PLACE

#4, Brian Small, FRIENDLY PERCH, Graphite Judge’s Comment: “Very good drawing with a range of values and detail. Fun subject. The very nice handling of graphite and detail set this apart.”

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SECOND PLACE
SECOND PLACE

#19, Leslie McNeil THE GOLDEN HOUR, Pastel Judge’s Comment: “Lovely handling of light and color to express a mood.”

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THIRD PLACE
THIRD PLACE

#1, Ray Valente CAT NAP, Watercolor Judge’s Comment: “Nice handling of the medium to create the feeling of repose. Good combination of flora and fauna!”

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HONORABLE MENTION
HONORABLE MENTION

#56, Jessi Delich CELTIC SHEEP, Oil Judge’s Comment: “Good composition & drawing of sheep. Nice feeling of a flock pressed together.”

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HONORABLE MENTION
HONORABLE MENTION

#11, Faith Gailett ZINNIA – UP CLOSE, Pen & Ink Judge’s Comment: “Nice handling of pen & ink.”

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February 2021

WILD ABOUT WILDLIFE

Theme: Representations of living organisms - mammals, birds, reptiles, fish, insects, etc. This theme is intended to be inclusive and open to artists' interpretation.

Receiving: Monday, February 1, 2021 from 12 noon to 3 p.m. 

RECEPTION: Thursday, December 9, 2021 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Removal: Monday, March 1, 2021 from 12 noon to 3 p.m.

Eligibility: This show is open to CCAL Members and Art Council of Southwest Florida Members. The Judge will determine if artwork meets fine art criteria and is accepted. 

Cape Coral Art League February 2021 Gallery Show
FIRST PLACE
FIRST PLACE

#32, Lynne Renzenberger FOWL PLAY, Pastel Judge’s Comment: “Very unique and different composition. Subjects are rendered well.”

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HONORABLE MENTION
HONORABLE MENTION

#4, Kathy Gibbs FLAMINGO PLAYS, Oil Judge’s Comment: “Beautiful use of lights and darks. Colorful but not bright. Great water technique”

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HONORABLE MENTION
HONORABLE MENTION

#5, Rosemary Sexton CHILLIN, Acrylic Judge’s Comment: “Great composition. The skin tones under and above water are done well.”

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HONORABLE MENTION
HONORABLE MENTION

#30, Colin Peck FISHIY TALE, Acrylic Judge’s Comment: “Great subject matter over pouring. Perfect for fish Unique”

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SECOND PLACE
SECOND PLACE

#29, Beth Blewett COMING ASHORE, Acrylic Judge’s Comment: “Beautiful use of color, lights and shadows.”

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