Frederic Remington Art Museum Announces 2019 Public's Choice Award
Pictured: Old Barn at Sunset by Lorraine Nagy, 2017, oil on canvas, 18 x 24”. Nagy’s painting was selected by popular vote for the “Public’s Choice” award from the 2019 Members’ Juried Art Exhibit at the Frederic Remington Art Museum in Ogdensburg.
OGDENSBURG, NY - The Frederic Remington Art Museum announced the Public’s Choice Award from the 2019 Members’ Juried Art Exhibit, which was on display at the Museum from May 18 through September 15.
The 2019 Public’s Choice Award went to Lorraine Nagy of Ottawa, ON, for her oil painting Old Barn at Sunset, 2017. Nagy was awarded a museum wrapped canvas print of Frederic Remington’s Small Oaks, 1887.
The public was invited to view the exhibition, either in person or online at www.fredericremington.org, and vote once for the Public’s Choice Award. The results were tallied and announced at the closing of the exhibition.
Juror Rich Fedorchak selected three other prize winners from the art included in the exhibition. The 3rd place award went to Gary Larsen of Edinburg, NY for Beyond the Fence, 2018, black and white infrared photograph; 2nd place went to Thomas Novosel of Massena, NY for The Eggman Court, 2018, technical pen on bristol paper; and Best in Show went to Sharon H.J. Cheng of Potsdam, NY for Summer Fragrance, 2014, oil on canvas.
The exhibition was in the Museum’s Richard E. Winter Gallery and Torrey Family Gallery, and featured 50 works by 50 artists: Carol Backus, Waddington, NY; Georgette Bacon, Nicholville, NY; Gary Baker, Ogdensburg, NY; Joannie Baker, Ogdensburg, NY; Kathy Braceland, Trout Lake, WA; Jan Byington, Clayton, NY; Sharon H.J. Cheng, Potsdam, NY; Steven C. Cobb, Massena, NY; Daniel Cogné, Gatineau, QC; Julianna Collins, Potsdam, NY; David Crowell, Canton, NY; Louise T. Currin, Hadley, MA; Annie Dalton, Perth, ON; Jeff Davis, Hermon, NY; Russell Dirks, Ogdensburg, NY; Dianne Drayse-Alonso, Ogdensburg, NY; Gregg Fedchak, Boonville, NY; Blanche Gaudreault, Gatineau, QC; Sandra Hildreth, Saranac Lake, NY; Vicky Hollis, Lisbon, NY; Anders J. Ipsen, Fort Collins, CO; Paul Joseph Laberge, Merrickville, ON; Gary Larsen, Edinburg, NY; Suzanne Lebeda, South Colton, NY; Christine LeBel, Ogdensburg, NY; Diane E. Leifheit, Paul Smiths, NY; Marina Loew, Clayton, NY; Jim Lyons-Hart, Ogdensburg, NY; Mary Marcinko, Ogdensburg, NY; Doug McDonald, Ogdensburg, NY; Janell McNeil (with Luna McNeil), Lisbon, NY; Kathleen J. Mereand, Watertown, NY; Eleanor Morgan, Potsdam, NY; Lorraine Nagy, Ottawa, ON; Thomas Novosel, Massena, NY; Beverly J. Patchin, Lisbon, NY; Paul N. Pedersen, Hermon, NY; Maria Pedroso-Parker, Gouverneur, NY; Julie Pratt, Canton, NY; Lynne Reichhart, Westernville, NY; Thomas Robarge, Ogdensburg, NY; Will Salisbury, Clayton, NY; Terry Sametz, Ottawa, ON; Eleanor Sweeney, Saranac Lake, NY; Christine Tisa, Clayton, NY; Mary Ann Varley, Ottawa, ON; Raymond Whalen, South Colton, NY; Kenneth N. Wiley, Saranac Lake, NY; Pam Winchester, Hammond, NY; and Janet Marie Yeates, Northville, NY.
The next juried art exhibit on display at the Museum will be the International Juried Art Exhibit, which opens with a free public reception on Saturday, September 21 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm. Another great opportunity to take in the exhibit is at Harvest Moon, Saturday, September 28, 7 - 11 pm. Dance to the band Six Foot Midget, generously sponsored by Cross Island Farms, and take in some amazing art, too. Many of the artists in the Members’ Juried Art Exhibit and the International Juried Art Exhibit donated original art for the event’s silent auction, so you can take some home too if you’re the lucky bidder.