2016 Barnes & Noble Show Winners Announced

Feb 7, 2016Members' Area, News

Joy Argento's oil painting, "Childhood in a Jar," won best in show.

Joy Argento’s oil painting, “Childhood in a Jar,” received the  best in show award at this year’s Barnes & Noble show.

Thirteen artists were honored for outstanding work in the Penfield Art Association’s 2016 Winter Show.

 The exhibit, which runs through Saturday, Feb. 28, is on view at the Community Room at Barnes & Noble, 3349 Monroe Ave., Pittsford, N.Y. A total of 65 paintings in a variety of media by 35 artists are on display.

 The best of show award went to Joy Argento for Childhood in a Jar.

 Gail Rivera received a “body of work” award for three paintings: Intrigue, Vitality, and Spring Thaw.

 Juror Awards went to: Beverly Cronkite, Boat Houses; Linda Delaney, Borrego Springs; Doris Hooker, Leo’s Fire; Erika Hutch, By the Water’s Edge #2; Rose Welch, untitled.

 Merit Awards went to: Doug Bloom, Love at Sunrise; Debra Donnelly, Sunset; Kathy Lindsley, Peach Jam; Gabriele Lodder, Ornamental Red Maple; Peg Oppenheimer, Walking into the Sunset; and Yeou-Jin Yang, Look What I Got.

 The juror for this year’s show is Rochester artist Brian O’Neill. Show chair is Yeou-jih Yang and co-chair is Jane June.

 The exhibit is open daily through Saturday, Feb. 27, during store hours, 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday. Brian O’Neill will present a critique 2-4 Sunday, Feb. 28; the presentation is open to the public. The show closes following the critique.

Gail Rivera received a "body of work" award for three paintings. This one is "Intrigue."

Gail Rivera received a “body of work” award for three paintings. This one is “Intrigue.”