Spring Show ’19 Awards Presented

Jun 7, 2019News

Thirty-two members were honored for outstanding work at the Penfield Art Association 2019 Spring Show.

The awards were presented at the artists’ reception June 4. The show, which closes June at the Penfield Community Center, featured 150 works by 54 artists.

The judge for this year’s show was Roland “Chip” Stevens. A noted watercolor artist in the Rochester area, he has received awards in numerous national, state, and regional exhibitions. He is a signature member of the Transparent Watercolor Society of America, Philadelphia Watercolor Society, Pittsburgh Watercolor Society, Niagara Frontier Watercolor Society, Central New York Watercolor Society, Rochester Art Club and Whiskey Painters of America.

Winter Sunset,’ oil,
by Jack Heister,
won Best of Show honors.

Awards went to:

Best of Show: Winter Sunset by Jack Heister

Small Works Award: Bay Serenity, Mary Lynn Miraglia

Juror Awards: Play Ball, Joy Argento; Pink Lilacs, Mary Ann Ciulla; Lavender Fields, Claire Gmelin; Sunflowers, Patricia Gough; Backyard Friend, Yui Kinney; Buddy, Linda Marzano; Toby, Linda Marzano; A Dog and her Girl, Marilyn Nosky; Skaneateles, Frozen Solid, Marilyn Nosky; Turkey Trot, Patricia Schwert; Carefree, Teri Silsby; Dusenberg, Fred Smith; Butterfly, Kathleen Tickner; Melissa & Ashlyn, Terri Zebrak; Channing H. Philbrick Park, Terri Zebrak.

Merit Awards: Ball + Jacks, Joy Argento; Snowy Solitude, John Brinka; Bottle of Sunshine, John Brinka; O’Conner Road Barn, Karl Corder; St. Thomas on the Rocks, Terri Geen; Untitled, Eileen Goldgeier; Gypsy, Kathy Houston; Seventeen, Erika Hutch; ME, Jane June; Harbor Island Impression, Kathy Lindsley; Assisi Street Scene, Barbara Rice; Nap, Fred Smith; Peaceful Moments, Kathleen Tickner; Morning Paradise, Karen Warden; Elusive Dream, Leslie Werlin.

Formed in 1963, the Penfield Art Association today has more than 75 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.

‘Bay Serenity,’ watercolor, by Mary Lynn Miraglia, received the Small Works award.