Wednesday Group's Spring Show on Saturday in Springs

Gene Samuelson, Cynthia Sobel, Anna Franklin, Frank Sofo, Alyce Peifer, and Joyce Silver were some of the artists with work on view at the Wednesday Group show at Ashawagh this weekend. Durell Godfrey, photos

     The Wednesday Group of plein air painters opened their spring show "Town and Country" at Ashawagh Hall on Saturday night. The show included local landscapes and New York City scenes. Participating artists included Anna Franklin, Peter Gumple, Jean Mahoney, Deb Palmer, Alyce Peifer, Gene Samuelson, Joyce Silver, Christine Chew Smith, Frank Sofo, and Pam Vossen. Ms. Peifer served as curator.

Jose Gabriel Fernandez, left, with Joe Macal and Pippa the dog
A visitor viewed the work of Deb Palmer.
Blythe Frecha-Hantgan took five at the opening.
Beryl Brownman examined Peter Gumpfel's watercolors at the opening.
Anna Franklyn had fun in front of her paintings.
Cynthia Sobel, left, discussed her paintings with two patrons.
"Montauk Patchwork" by Jean Mahoney
Stella Peterson took a stroll by the art works.
Romy Frecha paused at the opening to look at some of the paintings.