Spring 2023 Award Winners Announced

Jun 6, 2023Members' Area, News, Uncategorized

Twenty-two artists were honored for outstanding work at the Penfield Art Association 2023 Spring Show.

The show, which runs through June 10 at the Penfield (NY) Community Center, 1985 Baird Road, features 115 works by 40 PAA members.

The awards were selected by this year’s  judge, award-winning Rochester artist and teacher Colette Savage..

In addition to the judge’s award winners, two paintings were honored with popular vote prizes. The PAA Members Choice Award went to On Golden Pond by Kaye Licherdell, and the Visitors Choice Award went to Portrait of a Young Girl by Erika Hutch.

Most of the paintings are included in the Spring 2023 Online Exhibit.

Awards went to:

"Winding Through Winter" by Suzanne Markham

Best of Show: Suzanne Markham, Winding Through Winter (above)

"Angel Wing Lips" by Patti SameSmall Work Winner: Patti Same, Angel Wing Lips (at left)


Juror Awards:

Karen Bader, Golden Carpet

Doug Bloom, Engine Company Red

Karl Corder, Evening Light

Susan Frederick Hodes, Waiting

Patricia Gough, Autumn Walk

John Heister, A Misty Day

Doris Hooker, Morning Has Broken

Erika Hutch, Shadow Play and Portrait of a Young Girl

Kathy Lindsley, Small Wonders

Brenda Lyness, It’s All About Balance

Andrea Nadel, The Baker

Merit Awards:

Nina Aranovich, Clown

Claudine Bartlett, Trees at Powder Mill

Eileen Goldgeier, Popping Up Pink

John Heister, Beautiful Birch

Brenda Lyness, A Gift of Nature

Nancy Mallo, Mt. Moran Oxbow Bend

Andrea Nadel, Spring Grazing and Kimberly

Patti Same, Cheeks

Fred Smith, Duesenberg and Amish Farm

Bonnie Whitney, Friends