Awards for art show on Thursday

GLOVERSVILLE — The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, will present its 2018 New York State Summer Art Show until Sept. 25 starting with a meet-the-artists opening reception and awards ceremony from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday.

The gallery is open Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturdays 9 a.m. to noon.

The exhibit features work in a variety of media from artists around the state, including area cities: Ballston Spa, Cambridge, Castleton, Delanson, Edinburg, Fort Plain, Hadley, Lake Pleasant, Lockport, Milton, New York City, Niskayuna, Olmstedville, Saranac Lake, Saratoga Springs, Schenectady, Scotia, St. Johnsville and others.

Forty-five artists are exhibiting more than 110 pieces. The artistsare Deborah Angilletta, Cheryl Bielli, Tiina Bockrath, Margaret Bromford, Lacy Brower, Lewis Bryden, Bob Buck, Doreen Calhoun, Donald Cooper, Richard Joel Davis, Constance A. Dodge, Carollee Duross, Bob Fisher, Dick Foster, Jutta Gloeckner, Lawrence Groesbeck, Deborah Handy, Alexandra Higgins, Sandra Hildreth, David Holly, Jack Horning, Nancie Johnson, Elizabeth Knapp, Leena Kutti, Maria Licciardi, Garlyn MaGinnis, Maryanne Malecki, L. Paul Masto, Carol McCord, Shannon Meers, Alan Montinari, John Morrette, Sandra Peters, Joanne Petrozzi-Jones, Timothy Prendergast, Vanessa Rhodes, Margo Singer, Paul Valovic, Darlene Van Sickle, Lynne Vokatis, William W., Sean Walmsley, Gerald Wein, Linda Wilkinson and Kevin Wright.

Through the support of donors, the center is able to offer awards and prizes to outstanding submissions in the show. Light refreshments will be served. Attendees of the reception will receive free admission to the gallery.

The admission fee for the gallery is $5 per person. Members of the center, children younger than 18 and artists who have work in the current show are exempt from the admission fee.

For more information, call (518) 661-9932 or visit

By Kerry Minor

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