Art In The Park

South Portland, Maine

Judges' Prize Winners:
Best in Show ($800): Gerald Smith, Site #66
Second Prize ($600): Catherine Meeks, Site #48
Third Prize ($500): J C Airoldi, Site #32
Fourth Prize ($400): Philip Lamson, Site #173
Best Photo in Show ($500): Christopher Zydek, Site #167
Merit Awards (5 $150 prizes, unranked):
Melissa Post Van Der Burg, Site #176
Shirley Lewis, Site #113
Joseph Barrett, Site #146
Barbara Batchelder, Site #45
Enrico Della Pietra, Site #74
High School Student Prizes (6 $30 prizes, unranked):
Michelle Roberts
Rachel Ryan
Bianca Brown
Zachary Griffin
Emily Adams
Grace Keiter
Sponsor's Choice Selections (prepaid purchases of art valued at $400 -- these are the selections of the individual sponsors and not judges awards):
#48 - Oana Lauric - (Bernie Thibodeau's Plumbing & Heating)
#45 - Barbara Batchelder - (City of South Portland)
#55 - Monique Sakellarios - (Developers Collaborative/Richard Berman)
#106 - Gregory DePrez - (Hobbs Funeral Home)
#33 - Jennifer DiMarzo - (In Memory of Edna Keyes)
#30 - Dick Fischer - (Nancy Marino)
#38 - Leah Sallow - (Peoples United Bank)
#139 - Joe Cousins - (Shaws)
Student art selected for promotional materials:
Poster - Grace Keiter, 11th Grade (click to see image)
T-shirt - Maura Gaven, 8th Grade (click to see image)
Program Cover - Michelle Roberts, 12th Grade (click to see image)
Gazebo Muscian: Jim Gallant (click here for his website)
Kids in the Park Tent:
Kris Kenow, Portland, ME
Patrice Rossi Calkin, South Portland, ME
Hannaford Supermarkets - Class Awards - total $450
Norway Savings Bank - t-shirt sponsor - $1,000
Saco & Biddeford Savings - Kids in the Park and Face Painting Sponsor - $850
Sprague Energy - High School Student Awards - $180
Town & Country Federal Credit Union - Rick Charette Sponsor - $1600 and Web page sponsor -- $400
WZAN - radio ad sponsor - $1,200 value
Special Thanks To:
Portland Water District, for donating bottled water for show day volunteers.

Mill Creek Dunkin' Donuts, for donating donuts for the artists and volunteers.

Jack Reckitt, of Maine Sign in Waterfront Market, for laying out the poster art and donating two large banner versions of the poster.

City of South Portland Parks Department, for its exceptional work before, during and after the show.

Patryk Januszewski for his work on maintaining our website.

City of South Portland staff and residents.

The official artist registration form is made available every year on the last Friday in January.
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The City of South Portland is a proud sponsor of Art in the Park

A number of sponsorhip opportunities, at various levels, are available.
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Local vendors sell food & beverages in the food court.

With limited space in the food court, vendors are encouraged to apply early. Please contact us for more information.
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Kids in the Park activities

Free, supervised activities for children are planned from 10am - 2pm.
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