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CCM Professor and Artist James Gwynne Receives Regional Art Award


Exhibition Represents Regional Artists - Posted 7/18/13
Dr. James Gwynne, professor of visual arts at County College of Morris (CCM), recently received another award for his artwork. The latest recognition was presented to Gwynne on Sunday, July 14, for one of his paintings included in the Roberson Museum and Science Center’s 2013 Regional Art Exhibition in Binghamton, NY. He was awarded second place for his large-scale piece Landscape with Flag, 70 inches x 80 inches.

Artists within 150 miles of Binghamton were represented at the exhibition. The show was juried by John Brunelli, director of Anthony Brunelli Fine Arts in Binghamton. First, second and third place winners were recognized during the award ceremony.

Works in the Regional Art Exhibition will be on display at the museum through October 27. The museum, www.roberson.org, is located at 30 Front Street in Binghamton, NY.

Gwynne’s work has been widely exhibited in more than 300 shows and is represented in many private, corporate and public collections, including the New Jersey State Museum and Pennsylvania State Museum.

Last summer, Gwynne, of East Stroudsburg, PA, received the Painting Award at the Westmoreland Art Nationals Juried Exhibition for his painting Sky Dance III, a large bold work depicting a spiraling red cloud against a deep blue sky. In 2010, he received the Best in Show award at the Westmoreland Art exhibition for his painting Asleep on Blue Drape. Also last summer, he was one of 34 artists nationwide asked to participate in the 13th annual Will’s Creek Survey juried art exhibition in Maryland.

Gwynne joined the CCM faculty in 1972. He also has taught at The College of Wooster, OH, and Centenary College. He earned his B.A. from The College of Wooster, his M.A. from Michigan State University and his Ph.D. from New York University.

To view his work, go to http://www.saatchionline.com/jgwynne/.
 

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