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Shirley Dilworth Jaychuk Painting Competition

2014 Shirley Dilworth Jaychuk Painting Competition Juried Art Exhibition

Don Kilby

In the Minarovich Gallery – Elora Centre for the Arts Chasing the Fog.
2011 Shirley Dilworth Jaychuk Painting Competition Winner

April 10 – May 3, 2014
Opening Reception: April 10, 7pm – 9:30pm


This competition honours the life and artistic passion of Shirley Dilworth Jaychuk. Juried representational and impressionist paintings that capture the town and character of Elora, Fergus and rural environs of Centre Wellington will be exhibited. Awards will be announced at the opening reception on April 10.

Shirley Dilworth Jaychuk had a lifetime love of art, she was especially fond of the Group of Seven, specifically A.Y. Jackson, A.J. Casson and J.E.H MacDonald. She also enjoyed the French impressionists and Van Gogh. Upon her passing in 2006, her husband Stan wanted to do something to keep Shirley’s love of art alive and so the Shirley Dilworth Jaychuk Painting Competition was created. “Shirley would have supported this,” said Stan, “This is something to commemorate her love of the arts. The fact that the competition is for representational painting would make her very happy.”

Competition Jurors

Don Kilby, artist and 2011 winner of the Shirley Dilworth Jaychuk Painting Competition; Don Russell, artist; & Shirley Al, artist and professional designer

Competition Prizes

First Place $1000.00
Second Place $ 500.00
Third Place $ 300.00


2014 Shirley Dilworth Jaychuk Painting Competition Juried Show Entries

Artist Title Medium Price
Meredith Blackmore The Summer Wind Oil NFS
Beryl Dawson The Majestic Grand Oil $3000
Judy A. French In the Gorge Acrylic $250
Melanie Gausden Wired Oil $625
Melanie Gausden Blue Spruce Oil $600
Willow Hobson Winter Blanket Mixed Media $280
Willow Hobson Ahhh Watercolour $150
Denis Hopkins Grand River at Elora Oil $1200
Karen Huband Field Acrylic $430
Phil Irish Dawning Tree Oil $1250
Kim Johnston October Hail (Belwood Lake) Oil $2200
Eric Kirkwood River Oil $300
Kellianne Fleming Land Alizarin Window onsite Elora Oil NFS
Kellianne Fleming Land Old Track Sanctuary onsite Fergus Oil $450
Dick Marvin Centre Wellington Field Patterns #1 Oil $2200
Dick Marvin Centre Wellington Field Patterns #2 Oil $2200
Anastasia McEwen Beatty Line Oil NFS
Mark Resmer Northern Hemisphere Oil $900
Arlene Saunders Nieuland Feed – After the Rain Watercolour $260
Arlene Saunders LCBO – En Plein Air Watercolour $190
Carolyn Sharp David Street Bridge, Elora Acrylic $675
Julia Vanderpolder Shivering the Air Oil $2700
Heather Wadsworth After the Storm – Elora Watercolour $450
Heather Wadsworth Blue Evening Oil $400
Katie Wilde Roots in Elora Gorge Oil $875
Jim Reed Little Folks, Elora Oil $600
Melodie Wynne The Buoys Behind Mill Street, Elora in Summer Oil NFS
Joseph Sipos Tubing the Gorge Oil NFS
Joseph Sipos View from the Bridge, Fergus Oil NFS