Winter 2023 Show Winners Announced

Feb 2, 2023Members' Area, News

James Zeger’s large graphite work (29×22.5 inches), The Great White Approaches (shown here), received Best in Show honors in the Penfield Art Great White Approaching by James ZegarAssociation’s 2023 Juried Winter Show.

Winners were chosen by this year’s judge, award-winning Rochester artist and teacher Kathy Armstrong. She is a member of the Philadelphia Water Color Society, Greater Rochester Plein Air Painters, and a signature member of the Niagara Frontier Watercolor Society. Awards were presented at a reception Feb. 1.

A complete list of winners is below. The show runs until Saturday, Feb. 25, at Barnes & Noble, 3349 Monroe Ave., Pittsford, NY. It is open every day during store hours.

The exhibit features 75 paintings by 31 member. To see a companion online exhibit, click here.

Best in Show: The Great White Approaches, by James Zeger

Body of Work (awarded for three paintings): Lonely Fish, Green Fish, and Spy Fish by Nina Aranovich

Juror’s Awards:
Walk Amongst the Clouds by Karen Bader
Glads Rule by Kathy Houston
Dusk by Andrea Nadel
Fresh Catch by Marilyn Nosky
Findings in Florida by Helen Presberg
Camp in the Winter by Shelley Simpson

Merit Awards:
Holiday Detritus No. 2 by Robin Annlot
Tangled Up, Cannon Beach, OR, by Doug Bloom
Welcome, Neighbors by Victoria Brzustowicz
Vintage Floral by Sue O’Keefe
Acadia by Patti Same
Ascending Trail  by Yeou-jih Yang