OGDENSBURG, NY – The Frederic Remington Art Museum announced the Public’s Choice Award from the 2018 Members’ Juried Art Exhibit, which was on display from May 19 through September 9.
The 2018 Public’s Choice Award went to Gilda J. Silva, for Falling Pie, 2017. Silva was awarded a museum wrapped canvas print of Frederic Remington’s Antoine’s Cabin, 1890.
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 Margaret Jacobs selected three other prize winners from the art included in the exhibition. The 3rd place award went to Raymond Whalen of South Colton, NY for Sleeping in Child’s Pose, 2016, pencil on paper; 2nd place went to Annie Dalton of Perth, ON for Hunter Beans, 2017, acrylic on canvas; and Best in Show went to Doug McDonald of Ogdensburg, NY for Fishing Village Spirit 2017, plains cottonwood.
The exhibition was in the Museum’s Richard E. Winter Gallery and Torrey Family Gallery, and featured 53 works by 50 artists. The artists in the exhibition included: Ravinder Agarwal, Ogdensburg, NY; Dianne Drayse Alonso, Ogdensburg, NY; Georgette Bacon, Nicholville, NY; Gary Baker, Ogdensburg, NY; Christiane Boulanger, Gatineau, QC; Kathy Braceland, Trout Lake, WA; Craig Chevalier, Massena, NY; Bell Chevigny, New York, NY; Daniel Cogné, Gatineau, QC; John Elwood Cook, Wellesley Island, NY; Ruth Crotty, Saratoga Springs, NY; David Crowell, Canton, NY; Louise T. Currin, Hadley, MA; Annie Dalton, Perth, ON; Jeff Davis, Hermon, NY; Eric Drayse, Ogdensburg, NY; Gregg Fedchak, Boonville, NY; Tarryl Gabel, Poughkeepsie, NY; Blanche Gaudreault, Chelsea, QC; Kevin Gibbins, Hermon, NY; Barre Hall, Ogdensburg, NY; Pat Harrington, Norwood, NY; Vicky Hollis, Lisbon, NY; Stephen Horne, Paul Smiths, NY; Samantha Johnson, Canton, NY; Kathleen Kelly, Morristown, NY; Gary Larsen, Edinburg, NY; Suzanne Langelier Lebeda, South Colton, NY; Mary Marcinko, Ogdensburg, NY; Hope Marshall, Clayton, NY; Suzan McDermott, Gouverneur, NY; Doug McDonald, Ogdensburg, NY; Bonnie McGown, Ringwood, NJ; Kathleen Mereand, Watertown, NY; Bruce Millen, Kingston, ON; Christopher Miller, Canton, NY; Beverly J. Patchin, Lisbon, NY; Paul Norman Pedersen, Hermon, NY; Lynne M. Reichhart, Westernville, NY; Thomas Robarge, Ogdensburg, NY; Sylvie Sabourin, Stittsville, ON; Terry Sametz, Ottawa, ON; Kendra Schieber, Corinth, NY; Gilda J. Silva, Ogdensburg, NY; Eleanor Sweeney, Saranac Lake, NY; Mary Ann Varley, Ottawa, ON; Raymond Whalen, South Colton, NY; Kenneth N. Wiley, Saranac Lake, NY; Rina Wills, Rideau Ferry, ON; Janet Marie Yeates, Northville, NY.
Many of the works were for sale, and five were sold. One third of the proceeds benefit the Frederic Remington Art Museum, and two thirds go to the artist.
The next juried art exhibit on display at the Museum will be the New York State Juried Art Exhibit, which opens with a free public reception on Saturday, September 22 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm.
The Frederic Remington Art Museum is located at 303 Washington Street, Ogdensburg, NY 13669. The Frederic Remington Art Museum expands and deepens appreciation and understanding of Remington’s work by engaging contemporary audiences and keeping his legacy relevant. It is dedicated to collecting, exhibiting, preserving and interpreting the art and archives of Frederic Remington, and contains an unmatched collection of his works. The Museum is open May 16 – October 14, Monday -Saturday, 10 am to 5 pm and Sunday, 1 to 5 pm, and October 15 – May 15, Wednesday -Saturday, 11 am to 5 pm and Sunday, 1 to 5 pm.