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Crescent City Brewhouse Art Show

May 8th, 2010

Crescent City Brewhouse Art Show

The Westbank Art Guild and the St. Charles Art Guild held a joint Art Show from 5/1/20 to 6/1/10 at the Crescent City Brewhouse in New Orleans, LA. June, 3rd from the left, won 2nd place for Westbank Art Guild entries for her painting: "Market Day". Ribbons were presented at the reception and award ceremony on Wednesday, May 5th.

Medford Transcript Features June Holwell

March 16th, 2010

Medford Transcript Features June Holwell

By Nell Escobar Coakley / ncoakley@cnc.com
Medford Transcript
GateHouse News Service
Posted Mar 26, 2009 @ 01:33 PM
Last update Mar 26, 2009 @ 01:39 PM

Medford — If she hadn’t stumbled upon an old watercolor set at a garage sale, June Holwell might never have followed through with her painting.

“I constantly wanted to paint,” says Holwell, sitting in her West Medford home on a cold, windy afternoon. “If I hadn’t found [the paint set], maybe I wouldn’t have tried to be creative, maybe it would have all stayed in the back of my head.”

Luckily for Medford, and both its arts organizations — the Medford Arts Council and the Medford Arts Center, Inc. — Holwell decided to tackle painting. It’s not only made her the artist she wanted to be, but propelled her onto the local arts scene, both in front of the public and behind the scenes.

On March 8, Holwell was given the Massachusetts Cultural Council’s Leadership Circle Award for all the...

MA Cultural Council-Leadership Circle Award

March 16th, 2010

MA Cultural Council-Leadership Circle Award

Sunday, March 8, 2009
June Holwell of Medford receives Massachusetts Cultural Council's Leadership Circle Award
June Holwell, past chair and treasurer of the Medford Arts Council, was presented with the Massachusetts Cultural Council's (MCC) Leadership Circle Award at a reception for grant recipients hosted by the Medford Arts Council at the Royall House and Slave Quarters on March 8, 2009. Medford Mayor Michael McGlynn, State Senator Pat Jehlen, and State Representative Sean Garballey presented the award.

The Leadership Circle Awards annually recognize outstanding volunteers from among the 329 Local Cultural Councils (LCCs) across the state. These local arts leaders play a crucial role in supporting projects that celebrate diversity, foster collaboration, showcase artistic excellence, and provide learning experiences for people of all ages and backgrounds.

June Holwell is one of four LCC volunteers throughout the state to earn a Leadership Circle Award this...