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2024 Summer Regional Art Show
June 24 – July 20, 2024


We hope to see you at our Awards Reception on Friday, July 12, 2024, from 5 to 7 pm!  

Franklin Square Gallery

130 E. West St., Southport 28461.

Slide Show - Please click on each photo to view full photo, title, artist, medium and award.

Award Winners for our 2024 Summer Regional Art Show!


1st Place - Marian MacKerer - Green Energy

2nd Place - Joan Ott - Dark Water

3rd Place - Prentiss Halladay - Rip Tide


1st Place:  Gina Poppe - Great Barrier Reef

2nd Place:  Cheryl Rogers - Orb

3rd Place:  Karen Masterson – Thoughtful

Memorial Awards


Dinah Snead Memorial Award - Beth Atkinson - Buttermilk Falls

Eloise Randolph Memorial Award - Mary Donahoe - Marsh Grass

Rusty Hughes Memorial Award - Laurie Elsea – Celebration


Dinah Snead Memorial Award - Deborah Appleby - Garden Delight

Shelley Lesher Memorial Award  -  Joeleen Dodge - Green Man Garden Statuary

Donna Mandell Memorial Award - Joseph Cunliffe - The Green Man

Merit Awards


Gail Black - Fish Peddler

Jeff McEntire - Morning by the Waterfront, Southport

Bev Haley - Sunrise on the Water

Beth Atkinson – Sentinel


Jackie Greiner - Mad Hatter Teapot

Emily Noe - Cocktails at the Angler

Honorable Mention

Francoise Sivley - Perfect Storm

Jan Boland - Six Dollars a Dozen

Betty Garbarino - Sweet Dreams


Michele Field - Alice’s Escape

Robin Van Vliet - Sgraffito Lantern

Congratulations to the Award Winners and huge thanks to our judges and all the artists who submitted their work!  Photos to follow soon!  

To view catalogs of all the artists and their submissions, click below

2D 2024 Summer Art Show Catalog

3D 2024 Summer Art Show Catalog

Thank you to our Sponsors!

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Meet Our Judges!

Franklin Square Gallery
Sidney Godwin, 2D Judge
Franklin Square Gallery
Adrian Spencer Hayden 3D Judge

Sidney K. Godwin is a former professor of art and Director of the Center for the Visual Arts in Lincroft, New Jersey. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Virginia Commonwealth University and a Master of Art from Rutgers University. Since retiring he lives in Southport, North Carolina and devotes his time to his painting.
Mr. Godwin has exhibited professionally since 1970. His artwork is in corporate, institutional, and private collections both nationally and in Europe. His artwork can be found in the Pfizer Corporation art collection, Bank of Virginia,

The Mariners Museum, Newport News, Virginia,
Rutgers University, and Virginia Commonwealth University.

Adrian Spencer Hayden 3D JudgeAdrian Spencer Hayden is a multi-media artist and instructor:  Native Virginian, Hayden hasover 100 first place and "Best in shows" awards to his credit in five different media. His artworkcan be found in galleries, museums and private collections throughout North America, SouthAmerica, Europe, Japan, and Korea. He is currently exhibiting his artwork in a few select artgalleries. He says,” My education in art is extensive. I will look for the well-executed andconfidence with the medium and subject. Innovation is a must! Hayden currently resides inSouthport, NC with his wife, where he teaches Intermediate Pottery, Advanced Clay, as well asadvanced silver smithing, beginning and intermediate "Art Welding and metal sculpture" and,when needed, beginning and advanced wood turning. He is currently creating a new Metal Artprogram at Brunswick Community College, North Carolina.

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