Project Laundry List sought submissions of all varieties of artwork to be judged from digital images for its Art On the Line competition. The competition closed on March 15, 2009. To check out the entries, join us at Project Laundry List’s Art on the Line Flickr Group.
The winner received a gift basket of green laundry products. Project Laundry List may also offer some artists a contract for the use of their artwork on Project Laundry List products (calendars, mugs, greeting cards, t-shirts, etc.) following the contest.
Winning submissions were by a distinguished panel of jurors by April 1, 2009. The Chief Juror was well-known wood-block artist Sabra Field. The other jurors include Marian Dioguardi, a professional painter; Alexander Lee, Executive Director of Project Laundry List; and Stephania Fregosi, the Art On the Line Contest Director.
Want to check out the submissions? Please join us on Flickr in Project Laundry List’s Art on the Line Flickr Group. Feel free to comment, but please be constructive.
About Our Jurors
Sabra Field was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1935 and grew up in the metropolitan New York area. She earned a B.A. in the arts from Middlebury College in Vermont, which awarded her its Alumni Achievement Award in 1984 and an Honorary Doctor of Arts in 1991. She also holds an M.A.T. from Wesleyan University in Connecticut where she studied prints and printmaking with Russell T. Limbach. Field taught high school art in public and private high schools for seven years. In 1969, she established her studio in Vermont. Spencer Field, whom she married in 1974 is business manager.
Prints by Sabra Field have been the subject of 50 one person exhibitions since 1960. They have also been included in numerous national and international juried exhibitions such as XYLON 13, an international exhibition of 200 relief prints from around the world, which traveled in Europe and North America from 1997-1999.
Known for her woodcuts, she also uses the electronic medium of Iris ink jet prints, collaborating with Cone Editions of East Topsham, Vermont. She has executed commissions in other media such as stained glass and collage.
Among Field’s many notable achievements are the 2001 St. Johnsbury Athenaeum Award for the Arts and the 2004 Gov. Dean C. Davis Green Citizen of the year award.
The Tenuta di Spannocchia, Siena, Italy hosted a printmaking workshop with Sabra Field from 2004-2008.
The Montshire Museum in Norwich Vermont mounted the first of Field’s retrospectives in 1999. The second took place at the Middle bury College Museum in 2002, an exhibition selected from the “Sabra Field Collection,” which has a permanent home at the museum. In 2006 the Wood Art Gallery in Montpelier, Vermont, gave her a one-person show for which the Pandora Suite was the centerpiece.
She has three books published by University Press of New England: “Before Life Hurries On”, poems by Jenepher Lingelbach, woodcuts by Sabra Field; “Sabra Field, the Art of Place” by Tom Slayton; and Field’s visual autobiography titled “In Sight”.
Learn more at http://www.sabrafield.com.
Marian Dioguardi began her fifth career as a professional oil-painter in 2002. Her upcoming show–“Colors, Light and Life”–will be showing at The Gallery at First Parish, Weston, MA. Dioguardi has been a guest critic at the Harvard Graduate School of Design since 2005. She has exhibited in galleries in Massachusetts, New Mexico and New York. In September 2008, Arte IN, an Italian journal of art profiled Marian’s Laundrylines of Venice in an article titled, “Magica Marian.” Her work can also be found online at Dioguardi has been a member of Project Laundry List since 2002.
Learn more at http://www.mariandioguardi.com.
Alexander Lee lives in Concord, NH. He was formerly a consultant with the National Environmental Trust (NET) and has worked on and run numerous political campaigns. After graduating from Vermont Law School in May of 2001, he was Assistant to the Commissioners at the New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission, where he worked on energy efficiency programs. Mr. Lee also served as staff co-chair of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners’ (NARUC) Committee on Energy Resources & the Environment.
He did his undergraduate work at Middlebury College, studying at the Center for Northern Studies and participating in Green Corps’ Environmental Organizing Semester at the University of Montana-Missoula. He is also a graduate of Phillips Exeter Academy in New Hampshire.
Stephania Fregosi lives in Salem, OR. Stephania Fregosi traces her environmental roots back to a childhood spent on the coast of Maine and summers in Vermont. She became more serious about environmental work during a high school semester-away program at The Mountain School in Vermont. She graduated from Oberlin College with a B.A. in Environmental Studies in 1996 and a M.S.E.L. from the Vermont Law School in 1999.
Fregosi made Colorado Springs her home for four years. While there, she was a volunteer Sustainability Program Coordinator for Catamount Institute and National Environmental Policy Act Coordinator for Fort Carson. She recently completed a year in AmeriCorps in Oregon where she ran Veneta’s Downtown Farmers’ Market, wrote a Community Facilities Assessment and ran other programs for the City of Veneta. She first volunteered for Project Laundry List in 1999 and has recently returned to run Project Laundry List’s first Art On the Line Contest.