2022 Members' Juried Art Exhibit
May 13 through September 11, 2022
The Frederic Remington Art Museum’s 2022 Members’ Juried Art Exhibition opened Friday, May 13. The exhibit was on view in the Museum’s Richard E. Winter Gallery & Torrey Family Gallery and online at www.fredericremington.org.
For this year’s exhibition, the Remington Museum received 69 images submitted by 29 member-artists. Some of these artists have been exhibiting at the Remington since the Museum began doing juried art exhibits in 2001, and some are participating for the very first time. The Museum is proud to play a meaningful role in the artistic lives of its members, and is deeply grateful for their membership support.
Artist-in-residence Yomarie Silva-O’Neal served as juror for the exhibit. She selected 38 works to be in the exhibition. She also selected three artworks to receive awards: a “best in show” prize of $100, second place prize of $75, and a third place prize of $50. The prizes were announced during the virtual opening reception on May 13.
Silva-O’Neal states, “The variety of materials in which the art works were made provided me with an exciting opportunity to choose from different media. I found some works compelling because of the use of media as well as the mystery they contained. Some pieces made me curious and some were just stunning. Congratulations to all the artists and may they continue to create.”
At the end of the exhibit, a “Public’s Choice” award, a museum wrapped canvas reproduction of Evening in the Desert. Navajoes by Frederic Remington, ca. 1905, will be awarded based on an open vote. Anyone could vote for their favorite artwork from May 13 until September 11, either in person at the Museum or on the website. One vote per person, please.
Many of the works on display were for sale. One third of the proceeds benefits the Frederic Remington Art Museum, and two thirds go to the artist. Artworks may be purchased through the Museum’s online shop. The exhibit will have an online gallery at www.fredericremington.org. The artworks will also be displayed as a photo album on the Museum’s Facebook page, where viewers can comment on works in the show.
The artists in the exhibition are: Anna Gerhard Arnold, Waddington, NY; Carol Backus, Waddington, NY; Brad Byrd, Landers, CA; Sharon H.J. Cheng, Potsdam, NY; Betsy Kentner Comeau, Long Lake, NY; Louise T. Currin, Hadley, MA; Annie Dalton, Perth, ON; Russell Dirks, Post Falls, ID; Dianne Drayse-Alonso, Ogdensburg, NY; Patricia B. Harrington, Norwood, NY; Vicky Hollis, Lisbon, NY; Frederick Holman, Brant Lake, NY; Karl Klawitter, Potsdam, NY; Gary Larsen, Edinburg NY; Diane E. Leifheit, Paul Smiths, NY; Brenda J. Maxson, Gouverneur, NY; Doug McDonald, Ogdensburg, NY; Eleanor Morgan, Potsdam, NY; Sandra Nestlerode-Hale, Colton, NY; Nancy L. Orologio, Norwood, NY; Beverly J. Patchin, Lisbon, NY; Paul N. Pedersen, Hermon, NY; Julie Pratt, Lisbon, NY; Lynne Reichhart, Rome, NY; Thomas Robarge, Ogdensburg, NY; Kristen L. Rozelle, Norwood, NY; Terry Sametz, Ottawa, ON; Eleanor Sweeney, Saranac Lake, NY; and Pam Winchester, Hammond, NY.
This year’s juror, Yomarie Silva-O’Neal, was born in Santurce, Puerto Rico, in 1973. She is Professor of Sculpture at Miami Dade College. She teaches Sculpture, 3-D design, Drawing, Color & Composition, and Art Appreciation. She has been teaching at Miami- Dade since the Fall of 2006. Her work focuses on small and seemingly insignificant biological forms and is the intersection of her love of art and science. She uses repetition in her sculptures of organic and man-made forms, changing their scale and changing how we as viewers would normally encounter them.