Rochester-Finger Lakes Award Winners

63rd Rochester-Finger Lakes Exhibition
Artist Awards

Eight cash awards totaling more than $4,000 have been presented to artists at the 2011 Rochester-Finger Lakes Exhibition. Six of the awards were chosen by this year’s jurors—John Spiak, curator, Arizona State University Art Museum, and Phil Alexandre of Alexandre Gallery, New York. The seventh, the Alice E. Koret award, was selected by Memorial Art Gallery docents. The eighth and final award, the Harris Popular Vote Award ($500) was voted by visitors during the first two weeks of the exhibition.

  • Memorial Art Gallery Award of Excellence ($1,000): Kim Waale of Cazenovia, Pendulum (oil and collage on paper)
  • Elmer Louis Award, given in memory of Mr. Louis by his family ($600): Marissa Tirone of Spencerport, home: drawing from memory (graphite on paper)
  • Louis D’Amanda Memorial Award, given by Louis D’Amanda in memory of his grandfather ($500): Lisa Marie Adamucci of Rochester, Untitled (photograph)
  • Gertrude Herdle Moore/Isabel Herdle Award, given by The Gallery Council of the Memorial Art Gallery ($500): ht coogan of Honeoye Falls, ht coogan’s 
collection of scanned and bound sketchbook pages (spiral-bound archival inkjet prints)
  • Harbor Capital Advisory Services Award ($500): Joy Adams of Trumansburg, Over Lovejoy (gouache,   pastel and collage on paper)
  • Oxford Gallery Award ($500): Victor Pacheco of Rochester, Extraction Site (polystyrene, micro-controller, servo motor and steel)
  • Arena Group Award ($250): Kaitlin Roney-Sigler of Brockport, Mother (cardigraph)
  • Alice E. Koret/Docent Award, given in memory of Alice E. Koret by Dr. Sidney Koret, friends and family ($500): Lynne Feldman of Rochester, After the Rain (fabric and acrylic paints on canvas)
  • Harris Popular Vote Award, given in memory of Dr. & Mrs. Manville S. Harris ($500): Lynne Feldman of Rochester, Kenya (fabric and acrylic paints on canvas)

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