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The Salmon River Fine Arts Center announced the winners of their annual “Sunday Artist” Show

Salmon River Art Show Announcement

The Salmon River Fine Arts Center announced the winners of their annual “Sunday Artist” Show on Sunday, May 16 during a Facebook Live event. The show, sponsored by Edward Jones, is an opportunity for amateurs, emerging artists, and semi-professional artists (those not making a livelihood with their art) to exhibit their art and have it professionally judged.  Thirty-three local artists entered the show this year with over 85 pieces. This year’s judging was done by Sharon Blair, a lifelong multi-disciplined artist from Syracuse Commercial Art Supply.  Blair has had her work exhibited in many Central New York venues and has juried various regional art shows. The judge’s picks were based on three criteria: visual impact, originality and craftsmanship and cash awards were presented for first, second and third place in the following 7 categories.   

“We are excited to see such a great breadth of work and talent from our local community,” says Anna Blachman, gallery chair of the Salmon River Fine Arts Center. The public is invited to see this free show and award winning work in-person at the Arts Center in Pulaski during regular gallery hours, Thursday and Fridays noon - 6PM and Saturdays 10AM - 2PM, or on-line anytime at: https://salmonriverfineartscenter.square.site/sunday-artists-show

The Salmon River Fine Arts Center would like to thank Edward Jones for being the title sponsor for this year’s Sunday Artists Show.  The Art Center is grateful to Kathryn Connell, the local financial advisor of Edward Jones in Pulaski, NY for her commitment to investing in the local community.  

Winners

Acrylic: 1st place:  Anne Stowers, “Camp”; 2nd place: Sarah Chapman, “Untitled (red)”; 3rd place:  Theresa Carbone, “Birches”; Honorable Mention: Lucinda Landphere, “Kate's Stained Glass Window”  

Oil: 1st place  Kimberly Rossiter, “In the Valley”; 2nd Christopher Rosier, “Bus in the Woods”; 3rd Kimberly Rossiter, “After William Adolf Bouguereau”; Honorable Mention: Sarah Snavlin, “Colorado Moon Bells”  

Watercolor: 1st place:  Eileen Ditch, “Gram's Kitchen”; 2nd Billie Jo Peterson, “Nature's Whisper”; 3rd Rebecca Moshaty, “Sundays”; Honorable Mention: Nancy Warner “Ocean Turtle”

Drawings: 1st place:  Lori Hutchings, “Chalkadee”; 2nd Mary Beth Goudreau, “See Your Strength”; 3rd Philip Lee “Adirondack Waterfalls”; Honorable Mention: Cindy Eisenhauer “King of the Jungle”

Mixed Media: 1st place  Cindy Eisenhauer, “Do you see me?”; 2nd Rebecca Moshaty, “Trillium”; 3rd Nancy Warner “Lighthouse on Rocky Shoals”; Honorable Mention: Joan Mullen “Her Legacy”

3-D ART: 1st place  Theresa Mehaffy, “Undercover Lacertilia”; 2nd Cindy Eisenhauer   , “Foxy”; 3rd Pat MacNeill, “Galaxy Bowl”; Honorable Mention: Theresa Mehaffy ,“Harbinger of Happiness”

Photography: 1st place:  Patricia Wood, “Cowboy Kid”; 2nd Caron Kiernan, “The Season Keeper”; 3rd Patricia Wood, “She Shed Retired”

In addition to these categories, the Gallery Committee presented their “Gallery Choice Award” to Mike Johnson for his acrylic painting titled “Pheasant.”  

The Salmon River Fine Arts Center is a 501(c) 3 not-for-profit organization, located in Pulaski, NY offering volunteer driven community art programs, hands-on workshops, and art shows that help educate and enrich our community. For information about the fine arts center, please visit salmonriverfineartscenter.com or the arts center’s Facebook page at facebook.com/SalmonRiverFineArtsCenter/.