Awards for PAA 2016 Spring Show Announced

"The Critics," an oil painting by M. Kathleen Wagner, won Best of Show.

“The Critics,” an oil painting by M. Kathleen Wagner, won Best of Show.

Outstanding work in the Penfield Art Association’s 2016 Spring Show was recognized at a awards ceremony and reception June 7. The one-week show at the Penfield Community Center featured 168 works by 60 PAA members.

Best of Show went to Kathy Wagner for her oil painting, The Critics.

Best Small Work went to Joy Argento for Just One.

Juror’s Awards went to:

Joy Argento, Time Out

Doug Bloom, Lake Effect

John Brincka, Mt. Evans Aspen

Nancy Colsman, Sailboat in Waters

Karl Corder, Burning Trash

Bev Cronkite, Maine Woods

Terri Geen, Savannah Steps

John Heister (three awards), Winter Magic, No Trespassing and Tranquility

Kathy Houston, Strawberry Castle

Erica Hutch, Awakening

Ella Noble, By the Sea

Marilyn Nosky, Hibiscus in Yellow

Ginny Palumbos, Summertime

Diane Tank, This Way!

Merit Awards went to:

Teresa Barlis (two awards), Summer Read and Isabella’s Atrium

Betty Bird, Untitled

Alice Chen, Retreat

Linda Delaney, Beach Rocks

Janet DiMaria, Boxed Pansies

Sue Griepp, White Rabbit

Erica Hutch (two awards), Girl at the Window and Reverie #2

Lee Little, Harmony

Marilyn Nosky, Solstice Blooms

Ginny Palumbos (two awards), Whitewashed Bicycle and Queen Anne’s Lace

Fred Smith, Racer

Kathy Warren, Gate to Beauty

The judge for this year’s show is Ron Netzsky, professor of art at Nazareth College, Pittsford, where he has taught printmaking since 1975. He also teaches printmaking at the Woodstock School of Art. He received his BFA from Philadelphia College of Art in 1973 and his MFA from Washington University in St. Louis in 1975.

Chair of the show is Joey McCall and co-chair is Betty Bird.

Joy Argento's "Just One" received the Best Small Work award.

Joy Argento’s “Just One” received the Best Small Work award.