The featured artist is Jay Egge, who won Best in Show for a pastel, “Mature Pumpkin, Warts and All.” His work is featured in the quiet room on the main floor and elsewhere on the main floor.
Jay Egge is a freelance artist who employs oil, egg tempera, photography, gilding and encaustic individually or in combinations as mixed media and also utilizes pastel, charcoal or pencil as mediums. Utilizing mixed media, he has employed archival historical materials and methods from the Byzantine, Egyptian and other ancient craftsmen or later 14th-century Flemish, Renaissance, Netherland or Golden Age artists.
Other award winners in the juried show are Sheila Clark Lundy, first place, acrylic, “Frozen”; Maureen Ohrtman, second place, acrylic, “Suits and Sand”; and Vicky Iannuccillo, honorable mention watercolor on yupo, “Watson Farm Girls.”
Candis Dixon’s 3D art books are on display in the vestibule.
Library hours are from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday to Thursday and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. For more information about BAM, visit www.bristolartmuseum.org.