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Domenic DiStefano Memorial Works on Paper OpenBarbara DiLorenzo, Moments Before Opening, First Prize

2016 Annual Domenic DiStefano Memorial Works on Paper Open Juried Exhibition, Philadelphia Sketch Club, January 2 – 24

Reception: Sunday, January 10, 2016, 2:00 – 4:00PM where cash awards and Philadelphia Sketch Club Medal will be presented to the winners.

Barbara DiLorenzo is the author/illustrator of Renato and the Lion (Viking Children’s Books, 2017). She studied illustration at the Rhode Island School of Design and painting at the Art Students League of New York. In 2014 she received the Dorothy Markinko Scholarship Award from the Rutgers University Council on Children’s Literature. She is a signature member in the New England Watercolor Society as well as the Society of Illustrators. Currently she teaches at the Arts Council of Princeton, and is co-president of the Children’s Book Illustrators Group of New York. Barbara is represented by Rachel Orr of the Prospect Agency.”

“DOMENIC DISTEFANO is well-known for his bold and free style of transparent watercolor. An elected member of many prominent art groups, DiStefano has served on the Board of the American Watercolor Society (where he is a member of the prestigious Dolphin Fellowship), and as president of the Philadelphia Sketch Club.

His paintings have received numerous awards. He has served as a juror and given demonstrations and workshops for art groups in the United States and Canada. He is the author of the bookPainting Dynamic Watercolors. One of his paintings appeared in the White House Historical Association’s Calendar for the year 2000 – Rockport Art Association


Domenic DiStefano Memorial Works on Paper Open

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