Frederic Remington Art Museum Announces 2022 Public's Choice Award
Pictured: Boxing Gloves by Paul N. Pedersen, 2022, oil on canvas, 25 x 21". Pedersen’s painting was selected by popular vote for the “Public’s Choice” award from the 2022 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 2022 Members’ Juried Art Exhibit, which was on display from May 13 through September 11 in the Museum’s Richard E. Winter Gallery and Torrey Family Gallery, and online at www.fredericremington.org.
The 2022 Public’s Choice Award went to Paul N. Pedersen of Hermon, NY for his 2022 oil painting Boxing Gloves. Pedersen was awarded a museum wrapped canvas reproduction of Evening in the Desert. Navajoes by Frederic Remington, ca. 1905.
The public was invited to view the exhibition, either in person or online, and vote once for the Public’s Choice Award. The results were tallied and announced after the closing of the exhibition.
The Public’s Choice Award joins three juror’s awards that were announced at the opening of the exhibit in May. Juror yomarie silva-o’neal selected three other prize winners from the art included in the exhibition. The third place prize went to The Fan by Diane E. Leifheit, 2022, pastel, 12 x 8”. The second place prize went to The Path by Nancy L. Orologio, 2022, wool painting/needle felted, 13 x 13”. And “Best in Show” was awarded to Low Tide II by Gary Larsen, 2021, black & white infrared photograph, 28 x 20”.
The exhibition featured 38 works by 29 artists, all of whom are members of the Remington Museum: 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.