Archive for October, 2013

Prizes at WSOAE Fall Show 2013

October 14, 2013

Best of Show/Jury Award: Sonia Grineva, "Downtown Manhattan"

Best of Show/Jury Award: Sonia Grineva, “Downtown Manhattan”

On the first weekend of its Fall 2013 show, The Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit honored 25 artists with awards in the categories of fine arts and fine crafts. The awards totaled over four thousand dollars.

The judges for fine arts and photography included non-exhibiting artists Carol Teller and Robert G. Carter (a long-time faculty member at Nassau Community College) and Paul Stockschlaeder, a member of the WSOAE Board as well as that of the Salmagundi Club. Sculpture and fine crafts were juried by our veteran judge, Monona Rossol, principal of ACTSNY (Arts, Crafts and Theater Safety, NY).

Artists and crafts people brought their submissions for prize jurying to the Salmagundi Club at 47 Fifth Avenue on Saturday morning, August 31st. They returned on the next day, Sunday, September 1st, to pick up their work and learn if they had won an award.

The roster of the prizewinners for the Fall Show follows. To see images of the prizewinning artwork and crafts, click here.


Best of Show/Jury Prize
Sonia Grineva, New York City – “Downtown Manhattan” – Oil —  Given by New York University, the Government & Community Affairs Office, Mr. Joseph Manoleas

First Prize — Richard Stalter, Gaylordsville, CT — “Hazy Sunlight” – Oil — Given by Ms. Elizabeth Forrest

Second Prize — Steven Walker, Astoria, NY – “Cloudy Evening Skyline Summer” – Oil — Given as the Seymour Radow Memorial Award by Mrs. Doris P. Radow

Third Prize — Rochelle Weber, Lords Valley, PA – “Downtown” – Acrylic — Given as the Samuel & Laurence Ballin Award by Mrs. Natalie M. Ballin

First Prize – Linda B. Cromer, New York City –“Peonies” —  Prize given by The Greenwich Village Chelsea Chamber of Commerce, Mr. Tom Gray, Director

Second Prize – Meg Azzoni, New York City – “Frick Reading Room” – Given by Catherine and Douglas Ruby

Mixed Media
First Prize – Giovanni Scalisi, Ridgewood, NY  – “Blue” – Oil Fresco on Wood —  Given by The Salmagundi Club, Mr. Robert Pillsbury, President

Second Prize – Tracy Silva Barbosa, New Bedford, MA – “Silver River” – Acrylic with Silver Leaf — Prize given by The Art Students League of New York, Mr. Ira Goldberg, Director

First Prize – Linda Adato, Brooklyn, NY – “Winter Wonder Wheel” – Color Etching — Given as The Stockschlaeder and Radliff Memorial Award by Mr. & Mrs. Paul Stockschlaeder

Second Prize – David Itchkawich, Portland, ME  – “Portuguese Point After the Storm” —  Given as The Joseph Sagasta Memorial Award by Ms. Leonia L. Sagasta

Third Prize – Annie Patt, Astoria, NY — ”East River at Night” – India Ink – Given by Mrs. Natalie M. Ballin as the Margaret Moulton Memorial Award

First Prize – Emerson Matabele, New Orleans, LA – “We Are Here to Awaken from the Illusion of our Separateness, ‘Que Se Desmoranar’ ” – Film Photo —   Given by Mrs. Doris P. Radow as The Rose Parsons Memorial Award

Second Prize — Daniel Jones, Southold, NY – “Ferry Pilings” —  Given  as The Roslyn Gable Luftig Award by Her Great Grandchildren: Ella, Lilly, Samuel, Rebecca and Ethan

The Landscape Prize
Susan Grisell, Gaylordsville, CT – “Chicken House” – Oil —  Given as the Sam Gates Memorial Award by Ms. Thelma Gates

The Abstract Art Prize
Atsuko Okamoto, Boynton Beach, FL – “Movement” – Graphics — Prize given by an anonymous donor in memory of Dr. Marcella Frank

The Contemporary Art Prize
Marcos Minuchin, Long Beach, NY – “Killing Obesity” – Photograph on Metal – Given by Graphic Display Systems of Lebanon, PA, Mr. Robert Tobias, President

First Prize – Anthony Santella, Teaneck, NJ – “Storm Damage” – From a Magnolia Tree Knocked Over in a Storm —  Given as the Phil Isenberg Memorial Award by Mrs. Natalie M. Ballin

Second Prize – Philip A. Robinson, Jr., Jersey City, NJ – “The Staple” – Bronze with Patina on Marble —  Prize given by John & Eloise Morehouse


First Prize Jewelry: Lisa Davin, "Avant Garde Bo Ho Bib"

First Prize Jewelry: Lisa Davin, “Avant Garde Bo Ho Bib”

First Prize – Lisa Davin, Hollywood, FL – “Avant Garde Bo Ho Bib” – Antique Feathers, Beads and Buttons, Lined — Given as the Mollie Lebowitz Memorial Award by Dr. & Mrs. Carl F. Lebowitz

Second Prize – Sal Sturiale, Queens Village, NY –  Untitled – Given by Ms. Marlene Schiller as the Albert Schiller Memorial Award

Third Prize – Olga B. Bacskay, Forest Hills, NY – “Dance With Me” – Leather and Silver — Given from the WSOAE Memorial Prize Fund

Michael Manus, Lynbrook, NY – “Natural Edge Bowl” – Wood Turned – Prize Given by Green Mountain Energy, Mr. Steve Rewinski, Partnership Coordinator

Jensen Jacobs, Brooklyn, NY – “Silk Blouse” – Hand-Dyed and Beaded – Given from the WSOAE Memorial Prize Fund

Crafts/Mixed Media
First Prize – Richard Birkett, Otego, NY –“1902 Again” – Ansco Camera, Sears Dreadnought Roller Skate — Prize given by On the Avenue Marketing, Exhibiting for the New York Times

Second Prize – Michelle DaRin, Jamesville, NY – “Abundance” – Etched Electroform Cast Silver/Bronze – Given from the WSOAE Memorial Prize Fund