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ii CAPE GAZETTE - Friday, Feb. 24 - Monday, Feb. 27, 2006 - 99 Lewes artist wins jur 0r's award at New York museum Constance Costigan, a Lewes resident, has won the Juror's Award in the Delaware Center of Contemporary Art's juried show, "Crossovers: Craft, Art, Design". Juror Ursula Ilse-Neuman, curator of the Museum of Arts and Design in New York, chose works from Submitted photos Lewes artist Constance Costigan won the Juror's Award in the Delaware Center of Contemporary Art's juried show. Laughter Continued from page 97 A Chinese auction and a 50/50 raffle will also be part of the fundraising efforts for The Jefferson School, a private school at 22051 Wilson Road, Georgetown where the focus is on intellectual curiosity, cre- ative expres- sion, self-con- fidence and self-discipline for children aged 3 through 13. Head of S c h o o 1 WIGGINS Theresa McManaman commented, "Education is the responsibility of everyone in the community, and we so appreciate the support of our local business community for contributing to the event." The evening is presented by Ibach's Candy by the Sea and Dolle's Candyland in Rehoboth Beach. "We are so grateful for the support of Georgiana and Tom Ibach," said Sue Timmons, co- chair of the fundraising commit- tee. "They really helped us to get off the ground with such generous support. We were overwhelmed, but it made it easier on us to get things started." In addition, raffle prizes, food and supplies have been donated by a wide variety of businesses. "Every bit counts. Every bit helps. It's vital to reach our goals to be able to make a big contribution to the funds needed for this year," Timmons added. "This is one of the biggest fundraisers of the year for the school." Besides all the local businesses who contributed financially, The Jefferson School is indebted to the parents whose hours of volunteer work make the evening possible. "This whole event is completely | inaOoding fbe Famous Fish n Chip Dinner,s/ti / 0 Choices ^vailable Nighfl/ IJ, I 31 artists from among the 113 who submitted works for consid- eration. The artists' "diversified backgrounds and wide-ranging expressions reflect the .artistic spirit of our time," Ilse-Neumwn wrote in her juror's Statement. "Whether taking cues from func- tional design and kraft or from sculpture and painting, the artists selected for this juried exhibition have successfully crossed the arti- ficially imposed boundaries that too often separate art, craft, and design. Instead of finding themselves in separate camps, these artists share a philosophy of inclusiveness in which the creative pathways are unlimited. Their often unorthodox approaches to concepts, materials and techniques result in provoca- tive, aesthetically satisfying works that merit and reward our attention ." Costigan is Professor Emeritus of Fine Arts at George run by the parents." said McManaman. "We really appreciate that they take such an initiative and respon- sibility to support the school. It's not an easy job to put all this together. None of the teachers or staff are involved - we just go and have fun." Tickets are $40 and are expect- ed to sell out this year. To reserve a seat, call 644-2444 or email eveningoflaughter@ For more information about The Jefferson School, call 856-3300. Washington University. Her works are in such major collec- tions as the Hirshhorn Museum and The Phillips Collection in Washington. She has had 18 one person shows in such cities as New York, Washington, Philadelphia, Edinburgh, and New DehlL The show is on exhibit Feb. 3- April 23, at the Delaware Center for Contemporary Art, 200 South Madison St., Wilmington. For more information, call 302- 656-6466 or email info@thedc- The museum is open l0 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday and Sunday. Mispillion Art Leagueto host show March 4-8 The Mispillion Art Show of Greater Milford will hold its first winter show, including photography, limited edition prints and miniatures, from noon to 3 p.m., Saturday, March 4 through Wednesday, March 8, at the Milford Public Library. A reception to meet the artists will be held from noon to 3 p,m., Sunday, March 5. In addition to the show pieces, artists will also have available unframed work and note cards. The public is invited to attend. For more information, call 422-0260. OPEN YEAR ROUND EAT IN OR CARRY OUT I 1-8 Sun.-Thurs. I I-9 FrL & Sat. (302J 644-9949 I/2 Hile North ofthe Nassau Bridge