Autumn Show and Sale at Legacy at Willow Pond opens Oct. 2

"Gentles on My Mind," a watercolor by Kathy Lindsley, won the Penfield Scene and Legacy Residents Choice awards in 2015.

“Gentles on My Mind,” a watercolor by Kathy Lindsley, won the Penfield Scene and Legacy Residents Choice awards in 2015.

An exhibit of 123 paintings by 45 area artists will be on display in the 12th Annual Penfield Art Association at Legacy at Willow Pond Autumn Art Show and Sale.

The exhibit opens with a reception 3-5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 2, and closes with an awards ceremony and reception 1-2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29. The show is open 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.

The artwork can be viewed throughout Legacy at Willow Pond, an independent senior living community at 40 Willow Pond Way, Penfield.

A series of free presentations by artists begins with Alice Chen’s demo of traditional sumi painting during the opening reception. Three additional demonstrations will take place 1-2 p.m. each Tuesday as follows: Teri Barlis, watercolor, Oct. 11; Corky Geck, acrylic, Oct. 18; Doug Bloom, watercolor skies, Oct. 25.

A special feature of this show is a salute to the Town of Penfield with an award category for works depicting local scenes and landmarks judged by Town Supervisor Tony LaFountain.

Chair of this year’s show is Doug Bloom; Paula Santirocco is co-chair.

The autumn show is one of three annual exhibits presented by the Penfield Art Association. Formed in 1963, the Penfield Art Association today has more than 100 members from throughout the Rochester area. The organization is open to artists of all skill levels and people interested in the two-dimensional visual arts.