NCAC fall art show winners announced

The North Country Arts Council hosted “Arts. Beats. Eats.” on Friday, Nov. 2, at the Dulles State Office Building to kick-off its 64th annual Fall Art Show. The council’s show featured 85 exhibiting artists with 269 works of art on view. Award winners from this year’s exhibit are:

Catherine Common Johnson Best of Show Award: Tammie Miller, acrylic painting, “Birch Rainbow”

Emerging Artist Award: Elizabeth Hayden Pizer, mixed media digital art/photography, “Note Spinner”

PAINTING
1. Lynette Bucci, oil, “Woman Swimming, No. 9 in Women in Water series”
2. Jake Rutigliano, oil, “Iridescent Vanity”
3. Brian Lister, oil, “Still Water”

PHOTOGRAPHY
1. Judy Toporcer, “Cross-walking”
2. Glenn Erick Miller, “Spiral”
3. Glenn Erick Miller, “Cubed”

SCULPTURE
1. Ron McGregor, ceramics, “Red Tall Bowl”
2. Cadi Martinez, fused glass, “Wolves on Full Moon”
3. Raymond Puffer, wood turning, “Manzanita Burl Bowl”

DRAWING
1. Claire Ellsworth Ames, charcoal, “Carrion Watcher”
2. Robert Paul Sapier, pen and ink, “Consumed Apples”
3. Loretta Lepkowski, pastel, “Young Baltimore Oriole”

JEWELRY
1. Lisa Nortz, zig zag silver woven cuff
2. Sarah Ellen Smith, poly metal clay silver and lamp work glass, “Ginny’s Dress”
2. Sarah Ellen Smith, silver and lamp work glass bracelet, “Sans Ennui”

MIXED MEDIA
1. Marion Bradish, acrylic painting and mixed media, “Ripple & Reflections of Fall”
2. Suzan McDermott, digital art/photography, “Fractured: Reinventing Her Life — A Self-Portrait”
3. Hope Marshall, digital art/photography, “Candle Light”