May 102022

At the opening reception for the 2022 RAC Signature Member Spring Exhibition, Juror Wayne Williams announced his award recipients. They are as follows:

Best of Show

Kathleen Bolin  “Resolute”      oil

Rochester Art Supply Award

Steven Peet “Wrong Way”   acrylic

Juror Awards

Deborah Bilinski  “Metal Still Life”   acrylic

Brenda Cretney “Chase, Expert Level”   watercolor

Brian O’Neill   “Daydreamer”     oil

Andrea Nadel  “Summer Romance”  oil

Dick Kane   “Backside”  acrylic

Kathy Armstrong   “Accidental Still Life”    watercolor

Merit Awards

Barbara Jablonski   “Evening Campfire”       oil

Steve BonDurant  “Late Summer Light”        oil

Fran Bliek   ” Red Barns at Miles Vineyard”  watercolor

Kevin Feary  “Heading East”                              oil

Victoria Brzustowicz   “Powerhouse Spillway”  oil

Laurie Maddalina        “Let’s Rest a Bit”              oil

May 102022

New Exhibition of Rochester Art Club Signature Members


The Rochester Art Club 2022 Signature Members Spring Art Exhibition opened on Saturday, May 7, with an awards ceremony and reception from 2 to 4 pm. The show runs through June 2 at Wayne County Council for the Arts (Wayne Arts), 108 West Miller Street, Newark, NY 14513. 43 signature members are participating in the show. Artists submitted 96 entries, of which  73  entries were accepted.


The annual exhibition is a juried show open only to Rochester Art Club signature members. Renowned artist and Newark native Wayne Williams performed jurying and judging duties. Most of the work in the exhibit is available for purchase.

Special thanks to our Hanging Committee (Elaine Verstraete, Victoria Brzustowicz, Chris Norris, and Kirt Lapham), our Intake Volunteers (Jay Costanza and Jeff Tokarz ), and all the artists who participated in this exihibit.