Muzzarelli receives his 27th award in the United States

May 12, 2019

National Juried Exhibition Biennale, Art League of Hilton Head 2019.

In this opportunity, the gallery offers us a select sample of talented artists, a total of 100 that were chosen among the 715 works that were sent to the contest from 43 different states of the country. we invite you to enjoy again the winners of this year's contest.


This exhibition will be free and open to the public from May 7 – June 1, 2019, at Art League Gallery located inside Arts Center of Coastal Carolina on Hilton Head Island, SC. An opening reception and awards ceremony will take place on Friday, May 10, from 5-7pm.

14 Shelter Cove Lane Hilton Head, SC 29928 Telephone:  843.681.5060


The 2019 Biennale judge is Alan Flattmann, an internationally known, award-winning artist accomplished in oil and watercolor and best known for his work in pastel.  His book The Art of Pastel Painting is still widely considered the definitive guide to pastel. He is a Pastel Society of America’s Hall of Fame Honoree and an Eminent Pastelist of the International Association of Pastel Societies. Flattmann’s work has been featured in over 40 art books and magazines including Plein Air, Watercolor, American Artist, and Pastel Journal.

Flattmann’s work has been shown in more than 60 solo exhibitions and included in major group exhibitions internationally. His paintings can be found in the public collections of numerous museums as well as hundreds of private and corporate collections. He is also the subject of three additional books, most recently An Artist’s Vision of New Orleans: The Paintings of Alan Flattmann (2014, Pelican Publishing.) Flattman is a noted instructor who teaches workshops around the country and abroad. He is also a founder and currently the president of the Degas Pastel Society.




1st Price.   "Margarita and the rain of prejudices" by Aldo Muzzarelli


 2nd Place. "Gift from the see" by Catherine Hillis. St. Simons Island, GA.

 3rd Place. "The Old Ways" by William Schneider. Village of Lakewood, Illinois.


Honorable Mentions:

 ·         Teresita by Candice Chovanec, Grand Rapids, Miami


 The Ride by Allen Coles, Columbia SC.


 Two Skulls by Erik Durant. New Bedford, MA.

 Fooded Field by Donna Nyzio. Beaufort, NC.

 A Rising Tide by Andrea Pejeau. Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.

Composition II by Haley Smith. Myrtle Beach, SC.



Special thanks to:


Carol Geraghty, Kristin Griffis, Iris Magidson, Kristen McIntosh, Robert Sefton, Fanoula Sevastos, Peggi Ellis, Pam Hagan, Gabriele Hoffmannn, Allan Flattmann, Lydia Chojnacki, Amy Wehrman












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