2022 Fine Art Painting Jurors
Jo Ellen Reinhardt
Jo Ellen received her classical fine art training at the former New School of Classical Art in Rhode Island, studied scientific and technical illustration at Rhode Island School of Design, and earned a bachelor’s degree in art from Westfield State University. Her artwork captures the unique beauty in a portrait, still life and landscape painting. Jo Ellen is a signature member of the Copley Society of Art (including portrait registry), Rockport Art Association & Museum, North Shore Art Association, Pennsylvania Watercolor Society, and Academic Artists Association. In 2020, she received the Best in Fine Art Painting award from Small Stones Festival of Arts and the Jack Richeson Award from the Academic Artists Association. Additionally, she has received many accolades. In 2014, Jo Ellen co-founded the New England School of Fine Art, Worcester, MA. For over a decade, she has taught art at Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
A representational painter, Susan Termyn is well-known for her impressions of New England’s landscapes, seascapes and people. She creates her artwork through direct observation of subjects and en plein air using oil, watercolor, charcoal and mixed media. Susan’s artwork chronicles the ever-shifting nuances of color, light and seasonal change that describe a moment in time. An elected artist of the Lyme Art Association, the Rockport Art Association & Museum and North Shore Art Association, she has received many awards including the Andrew Barrett Shaw Memorial Award and Excellence in Watercolor from Rockport Art Association & Museum.
William Pope, Executive Director of the Zullo Gallery Center for the Arts, Medfield, MA
William Pope, a devoted advocate for visual arts, music and art education has worked for many years as executive director, curator and galley manager at the Zullo Gallery. Bill, one of the original organizers of the gallery, oversees the curating and installation of five to six exhibits a year featuring a wide range of art from contemporary to abstract. A mix of music programs such as jazz, acoustic rock, classical and folk music are held throughout the year. Beginning, intermediate and advanced art classes are offered for all ages. A juried exhibit is held yearly. Since 1988, 150 plus art exhibitions have been presented. Organized by the Medfield Cultural Council (formerly Medfield Council of Arts), the gallery became a 501 (c) 3 organization in 2000.