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fhe 17th National Exhibition of the Attterican Society of Marine Artists The American Society of Marine Artists kicks off its 17th National Exhibition on 9 September in Williamsburg, Virginia, with the exhibition traveling to five museums through 26 January 2018. Featured paintings, drawings, scrimshaw, and sculptures were selected from more than 500 entries by signature members and fellows of the Society. The Muscarelle Museum in Williamsburg, VA, 9 September through 2 December 2016. (603 Jamestown Road, Williamsburg, VA; Ph. 757 221-2700; www. muscarelle.org)

Quinlan Visual Arts Center in Gainesville, GA, 13 April through 3 June 2017. (5 14 Green Street, NE, Gainesville, GA; Ph. 770 536-2575; www.quinlanarts center.org) Minnesota Marine Art Museum in Winona, ME, 26 June through 23 September 2017. (800 Riverview Drive, Winona, Minnesota; Ph. 507 474-6626; www. mmam.org)

South Lake Union by Paul Mullally, 14 x 24 inches, oil on linen Academy Art Museum in Easton, MD , and the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, MD, 10 December 2016 through 2 April 2017. (AAM; 106 South St., Easton MD; Ph. 410 822-2787; www.academyartmuseum.org. CBMM, 213 North Talbot St., St. Michaels, MD; Ph. 410 745-29 16; www.cbmm.org)

USS john Paul Jones (DD 932) by Richard Moore, 27 x 36 inches, watercolor Mystic Seaport Museum in Mystic, CT, 14 October 2017 through 26 January 2018. (75 Greenmanville Ave., Mystic, CT; Ph. 860 572-0711; www.mysticsea port.org)

The Brig Desire by Len Tantillo, 20 x 30 inches, oil on canvas

Details on the venues, plus images of the works in the exhibition, can be fo und online at www.americansocietyofmarineart ists.com.

Coos Art Museuttt 2grd Annual Maritittte Art Exhibition Awards Two artists have been awarded top honors at Coos Art Museum's 23'd Annual Maritime Art Exhibition, which runs through 24 September. Best of Show was awarded to Austin Dwyer of M ukilteo, Washington, for his oil, The Stockwell: Pool of London, and, in an independent vote by the Oregon International Port of Coos Bay, he received the Port Award for the same work. Sebastien Richard of Scottsdale, Arizona, received the Directors' Award for his work in oil, Fishing Spoon. The Directors' Award is selected through a vote by the Coos Art Museum Board of Directors. The Best-of-Show juror and featured artist of the 23'd Annual Maritime Art Exhibition is William A . Selden of Coos Bay. Selden is a past participant and winner of many awards from the museum's annual maritime exhibitions. He received a formal art education at the California Institute of Arts (Chouinard) and the Art Center College of Design. He is a member Austin Dwyer with award winning painting, of the American Society "The Stockwell: Pool of London." of Marine Artists. Selden commented that Austin Dwyer's painting combined flawless rendering with strong composition and that he admired it for "telling a story." Coos Art Museum's Annual Maritime Art Exhibition is the American Society of Marine Artists (ASMA) regional competition for the entire western United States. It is the oldest continuous maritime art competition on the West Coast. (235 Anderson Ave., Coos Bay, OR; Ph. 541 267-3901; www.coosart.org) Fishing Spoon by Sebastien Richard

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Sea History 156 - Autumn 2016  

10 The National Maritime Historical Society Annual Awards Dinner, 2016, 16 Peking is Homeward Bound, by Bill Bleyer • 20 John A. Dahlgren-...

Sea History 156 - Autumn 2016  

10 The National Maritime Historical Society Annual Awards Dinner, 2016, 16 Peking is Homeward Bound, by Bill Bleyer • 20 John A. Dahlgren-...