St. Bernard Art Guild Exhibits 122 Works in Fall Art Show

Show Winners lineup: From left: Linda Lopez, Donna Arbelle, Rodney Asevedo, Christian DeLos Reyes, Diane DeLos Reyes, Janet Attaway, Donna Lind, Marie Alvarez, Lynn Battle, Yvette Peevey, Claire Pescay, Sabrina Evans, and Merri Garvey-Haines. Not pictured: Victoria Graves and Barbara W. Hayes.

The St. Bernard Art Guild exhibits 122 works of fine art at its annual Fall Art Show in the Art Conscious Gallery in Arabi. SBAG commemorated its 55th year with a beautiful display of two-and three-dimensional works of creative art by local artists. The Guild was honored to have Ms. Phyllis Reppel, a talented and renowned artist from Metairie, LA, as the show judge. Our Specialty St. Bernard Themed award was selected by St. Bernard native and esteemed historian, Jerry Estopinal.  The show will be on display through December 1 at Art Conscious, 6601 St. Claude Avenue, Arabi, LA.

The following awards were presented at the St. Bernard Art Guild’s Fall 2023 show. 

The Best of Show Award, presented by Ms. Rita Gue of the Meraux Foundation, went to artist Donna Lind for her painting, Iris for Depth.

Best of Show: Donna Lind, Iris for Depth.

Art Under Glass: 1st Place: Purple Tulips, Lynn Battle; 2nd Place: Pines Near Pond, Donna Arbelle; 3rd Place: Beach Party, Linda Lopez; Honorable Mentions: Paw Paw’s Baby, Victoria Graves; St. Bernard, Barbara W. Hayes; Family Heirlooms, Claire Pescay.

Art Not Under Glass: 1st Place: Dangerous Lion, Donna Lind; 2nd Place: Flamboyant Pair, Donna Lind; 3rd Place: Southern Charm, Donna Linda; Honorable Mentions: Keep it in the Family, Sabrina Schmidt; Peaceful Place, Janet Attaway; Lost Your Marbles?, Janet Attaway.

Photography: 1st Place: Broken Dreams, Diane DeLos Reyes; 2nd Place: Dew Drops, Victoria Graves; 3rd Place: Moon Rose, Yvette Peevy; Honorable Mentions: Indigo, Victoria Graves; My Back Porch, Janet Attaway; Scarlet, Lynn Battle.

Three Dimensional: 1st Place: The Courtship of Ebony and Onyx, Victoria Graves; 2nd Place: The Seed Must Grow II; Christian De Los Reyes; 3rd Place: Singing in the Rain, Victoria Graves; Honorable Mentions: Magazine Street, Rodney Asevedo; The Pelican, Victoria Graves; The Seahorse, Victoria Graves. 

Specialty Awards:  

Landscape: Azaleas, Donna Arbelle; Maritime: Jensen Beach Surf, Merri Garvey-Haynes; Spiritual: Cherub Chats, Marie Alvarez; Children: Tiny Ballerina, Victoria Graves; Floral: Barbara’s Japanese Magnolia, Janet Attaway; Still Life: Want a Bite?, Janet Attaway; Portrait: Ella Rose, Victoria Graves; Wildlife: Smooth Landing, Marie Alvarez; Abstract: Bouquet for Bocelli, Lynn Battle; Patriotic: On My Dime, Victoria Graves; *Best St. Bernard Theme: The LeBeau, Janet Attaway