Paul Nigra Center announces third annual art show award winners

Awards for the third annual New York State Summer Art Show at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts are presented to winners by Brenda Dwyer, gallery administrator of the center, and Wally Hart, executive director of the center. Pictured in the first row, from left, are Linda Wilkinson, Tiina Bockrath, Constance A. Dodge and Sandra Hildreth accepting their awards. Pictured in the second row are “Marble Quarry” by Wilkinson, “Koi Pond – Feeding” by Bockrath, “Hope Falls” by Dodge and “Barnum Brook, May” by Hildreth. Pictured in the third row are Deborah Angilletta, Lewis Bryden, Timothy Prendergast and Margaret Bromford accepting their awards. Pictured in the fourth row are “Fly Creek Evening” by Angilletta, “Seafood” by Byden, “Mike’s” by Prendergast and “Meet the Onion Family” by Bromford. Missing from the picture is L. Paul Masto and his photo, “Fishing.” (Photo submitted)

GLOVERSVILLE — The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts has announced the award winners for its third annual New York State Summer Art Show at a public reception on July 12, according to a news release.

The winners of the best in show categories are as follows:


First Place — “Fishing” by L. Paul Masto of Amsterdam.

Second Place — “Marble Quarry” by Linda Wilkinson of Amsterdam.

Third Place — “Koi Pond – Feeding” by Tiina Bockrath of Cambridge.


First Place — “Hope Falls” by Constance A. Dodge of Edinburg.

Second Place — “Barnum Brook, May” by Sandra Hildreth of Saranac Lake,.

Third Place — “Fly Creek Evening” by Deborah Angilletta of Scotia.

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First Place — “Seafood” by Lewis Bryden of New York.

Second Place — “Mike’s” by Timothy Prendergast of Scotia.

Third Place — “Meet the Onion Family” by Margaret Bromford of Johnstown.

Other artists featured in the show are Cheryl Bielli, Joshua Brooks, Lacy Brower, Bob Buck, Doreen Calhoun, Donald Cooper, Richard Joel Davis, Carollee Duross, Bob Fisher, Dick Foster, Jutta Gloeckner, Lawrence Groesbeck, Deborah Handy, Alexandra Higgins, David Holly, Jack Horning, Nancie Johnson, Elizabeth Knapp, Leena Kutti, Maria Licciardi, Garlyn MaGinnis, Maryanne Malecki, Carol McCord, Shannon Meers, Alan Montinari, John Morrette, Sandra Peters, Joanne Petrozzi-Jones, Margo Singer, Paul Valovic, Darlene Van Sickle, Lynne Vokatis, Sean Walmsley, Gerald Wein, Kevin Wright, and William W., who reportedly did not want his last name published.

Show and sale will hang until Sep. 25 at the Nigra Center, 2736 Route 30, Gloversville. Most of the pieces on display are for sale. The public is welcome to view the show throughout its run Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon. The admission fee for the gallery is $5 per person. Members of the center, artists who have work in the current show, and youngsters under age 18 are exempt from the admission fee.

For more information, call (518) 661-9932 or visit www.pncreativeartscenter.or.