2019 C.cada Art Show

On Friday, April 26, Saturday, April 27 and Sunday, April 28, C.cada (Cornerstone Christian Artist Day Apart) held its 8th Annual Art Show at Cornerstone Church in Winchendon.  Over 20 artists displayed over 230 pieces of art–including poetry and musical performances.  Thanks to all our artists and to those who attended.  Thanks also to all those who helped to set up the show, who manned the cafe, who worked as cashiers and who, when it was over, helped pack it up until next year.  Special thanks to our judges, Megan Hazelton and Deborah Colageo Next year’s theme will be “You Are Found.”

Prize winners in the various categories included:


1st       Wendy Brouillet                   “Summer Cottage”

2nd      Greta Chirco                         “Beauty for Ashes”

3rd       Lynn Roux                            “Christmas Eve”


1st        Dick Roux                              “Black and White”

2nd       Darryl Gagne                       “No Fear”

3rd        Paula Clapp                         “Window”


1st         Betty Knowlton                   “Intricacies                                                                                 Ken Knowlton                      “Come Sail Away”

2nd        Greta Chirco                      “Over the Rainbow”

3rd          Norma Butterworth        “Faith Will Move Mountains”


1st            Kylie Marion                    “Mandala Rocks”

2nd           Julianna Clapp                 “Alcohol Paints”

3rd            Samantha Goewey          “Flower Power”

Best of Show

Brenda Lillie                    “Some Pig”

2018 Art Show

This past April 13th and 14th, C.cada held it’s 7th Annual Art at Cornerstone Church in Winchendon, Massachusetts.  With over 200 art, music and writing pieces from 26 different artists, the show was a tremendous success.  Over 300 guests visited over the 2-day period–some to observe, some to buy and some to win art items in the popular Chinese Auction.

The art work was judged by two independent judges–with the following artists earning awards:


1st Place: Isabella Dixson (Seascape with Gulls)

2nd Place: Ken Knowlton (Dragon’s Breath)

3rd Place: Ken Knowlton (Phantasmagoriaville)


1st Place: Darryl Gagne (North End)

2nd Place: Betty Knowlton (Deep Seas)

3rd Place: Steven Hackett (Perkins Cove)


!st Place: Lisa Johnson (Family)

2nd Place: Greta Chirco (Doll)

3rd Place: Isabella Dixson (Pottery)


1st Place: Bella Lewiston (Snowman/Black Trees)

2nd Place: Xavier Robertson (Personal Name)

3rd Place: Tommy Maciorowski (Abstract Wedding Gift)

Congratulations to all for helping to make this show a success.  We look forward to having each of you join us next year.

C.cada 2016 Art Show

This past Friday and Saturday, C.cada (Cornerstone Christian Artist Day Apart) held its 6th Annual Art Show, featuring all types of art, poetry, music, a themed competition and several workshops.  The show was well-attended each day and many pieces were sold or won at our Chinese auction.  Many thanks to all who participated and helped make it a success.

C.cada 2016 Art Show Prize Winners

People’s Choice Individual Piece of Art

Wendy Brouillet

Open Art Show Body of Work

1st Prize: Betty Knowlton

2nd Prize: Ken Knowlton

3rd Prize: Ray Parker

Theme Competition: “What Will the Future Hold?”

Art: 6-11 years old

1st Prize: Evangeline Bellofatto

2nd Prize: Matthew Bellofatto

Art: Adult

1st Prize: Wendy Brouillet

2nd Prize: Lisa Johnson

Poetry: Adult

1st Prize: Debra Hutchins

2nd Prize: Kenneth R. Soar

Adult Coloring: Debby Maciorowski

Children Puzzle Making: Julianna McCrillis

Art Show 2015

We held our 5th annual art show this past October.  We added our first car show to the Saturday portion of the 2-day event.  Over 250 visitors had the chance to enjoy and purchase the various art pieces,  Christmas crafts, and Chinese auction items.  The two days also featured special music and drama vignettes.  On Saturday we offered workshops on various types of art.  Some of the highlights are show below.

New blog site

In an effort to share more personal stories about family, friends, sports, art, music, Christianity and devotions, we will be posting as kens fireside chat from now on. I’m hoping that all of you will follow and re-friend me at this new name. Artist Day Apart will remain as the CCADA art group website, complete with artwork and calendar information.  The new site will be kensfiresidechat.com.  I can be reached at kensfiresidechat@gmail.com