Meszaros Receives Best in Show at Amazing Things’ Arts Show

FRAMINGHAM – The annual Amazing Things Arts Center Juried Open Arts show, which opened this week, demonstrates the incredible artistic talent we host here in MetroWest.

More than 90 pieces of art were submitted for consideration by the judges; all those accepted are on display through October 28.

The winners represent several different towns within MetroWest, from Framingham to Acton.

Visitors are encouraged to come see the breadth and creativity of the show: the Gallery is open 12-6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and open
to patrons of evening shows Tuesday through Sunday.


  • Best in Show: Untitled – by Rob Meszaros (Natick) (pictured)
  • 1st Place: Between the Shadows & the Light – by John Hoey (Framingham)
  • 2nd Place: Lady Nicolette – Susan Hong-Sammons (West Boylston)
  • 3rd Place: Stormy Sky at Sunset – Lauri Rakoff-Chertok (Framingham)
  • Honorable Mention: The Disappearing Act – Barney Levitt (Ashland)
  • Honorable Mention: Tiger– Tobi Hoffman (Ashland)
  • Honorable Mention: Resting at MOMA– Edward Judice (Framingham)
  • Honorable Mention: Mosaically – Linda McLatchie (Marlborough)
  • Fan Favorite: Processing – Kathryn Sarken (Watertown)

Judges for the show were Sarah Alexander, instructor of art at Hopkinton Center for the arts; Lisa Barthelson, mixed media artist, and Rebecca Skinner, professional photographer.

Upcoming shows: Amazing Things Arts Center is happy to host Sarah Bavar in our Stage Gallery, open to the public through November 14. Parijata Jain’s work can be viewed at the Amazing Starbucks Gallery and runs through November 6.


Amazing Things was founded in 2005, and moved from its initial storefront location to a restored 1900s Firehouse in downtown Framingham in 2008.

Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni

Susan Petroni Framingham Source Editor Email: Phone: 508-315-7176

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