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CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, June 15 - June 19, 200 - 91 AJ,'t League's member's craft e0000fibit filled with 'individual expression' By Dennis Forney Patrick Caughy judged the 30th Annual Members, Craft Exhibi- tion that opened with a reception June 6 in the Corkran and Tubbs galleriesof Rehoboth Art League. "There's never been a better time to be involved in arts or crafts," said Caughy during the re- ception. 'q'he audienceis er educated than ever and Iile prefer hand-made to factbry- made." Caughy said this year's shw offers a good representative selec- tion of works i crafts. ,q'here,s jewelry, baskeily, mixed media - and I think the prizes represent a wide variety of the crafts presen t in the show. I could have given out more prizes and I'm glad there were a numbgr ofhonorable men- tions to give." In judging works, Caughsaid he looks for items that are not on- ly well made, but which also re- flect something of the artist's pert sonality. 'qhere is lots of individ- ual expression in this show which is characteristic of-crafts at this moment in time." Caughy presented Juror's Awards of Excellence to: Pat Staby for her Cafd Cat; Lynne McKay for Oysters Any- one?; Lynda Ohotnicky for her Stalactite Necklace; Ester Klima for her Jewels Jacket; Bea White- head for her Root Basket; Karen MCDonald for Rilke; Harriet Wright for her Elephant Ear Plat- ter; and Kyle Richter for Little Wing. The Elizabeth N. Bingham "By Dam',Award for Excellence in Pottery was awarded to Trudy He,r Rainbow Bowl. H ii1 so aw arded the M;ibLynch Award for :tiae rite Richards Memorial Award was presented to Betsy Von Dmele for her Flotsam, Honorable mentions were awarded to: Carmella.Coleman for Lidded Vessel; Chester Freed for Edge of Chaos; Nina Stamus for Madonna and Child; Jane Bell for Seen from the Beach; Eliza- beth Brown for her Handwoven Dolman Jacket; and Lisa Pilchard for Glitter. The exhibition will be on dis- play in the two galleries throull the month of June. Most of the items are for sale to the public. According to David Ruffner of the Rehoboth Art League, items are selling well - "especially on the weekends when we have more people coming in." Rehoboth Art League is located in Henlopen Acres. For further information, call 227-8408. CHEER offers calligraphy worl00hop, on June 2! , The CHEER C6mmUnity Ccn' renoWnexicalligrapber and artist ter Lecture Series continues on June 21, with an artistic and edu- cational workshop, Intro to Cal- ligraphy: Hobby or Business. This workshop will be presented from 10 a.m. to noon inthe Warren L. and Charles C. Allen, Jr. CHEER Community Center, located on the corner of Route 9 and Sand Hill Road in Georgetown. Calligraphy is "The Art of Beautiful Letters" and the guest speaker, Gwen Weaver, has been a willing captive of the art since age eight. Weaver is a nationally and has been teaching calligraphy workshops since the mid 1980s. Her work has been exhibited at many of the international confer- ences and other venues including The National Cathexlral in Wash- ington, D.C. This workshop is open to the public. Tickets are $10 (price in- eludes materials). Seating is limit- ed and preregistration with pay- ment is necessary. Tickets are available at the CHEER Commu- nity Center or by calling 854- 9500 to preregister. OCFAN POINT GRILL FAMILY RESTAURANT ii !  i!!iiii!i!il iii! iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii;!iill i i iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii!iii!iiiiiliiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiilill iiiiiiii!i!!ii!ii!ii!i!iiiii!ii!iiiii!iiii!iiiii Mon. to Frl. ': ::: fries : & s Open for Breakfast 6 AM to 10 PM Lunch 11 to 4 Dinner 5 to 10 "Largest Portions on the Eastern Shore" 17 Market Place Food Lion Shopping Center 227-1127 Rehoboth, DE Dennis Fomey photos Shown above at Rehoboth Art League's reception for the 30th Annual Members' Crafts Exhibition are Judge Patrick Caughy, left, and several prize winners in- eluding (l-r) Pat Staby, Ester Klima, Bea Whitehead and Harriet Wright. At left, Pat Staby's mixed media "The Caf6 Cat  earned a Juror's Award of Excellence in Rehoboth Art League's 30th Annual Mem- bers' Crafts Exhibition. I U I I 0