Nov 122021

Best of Show Annalise Schmidt – “Ives Train Engine 3235”

Rochester Art Supply Award – Erika Hutch — “Portrait of a Young Girl”

Juror Awards (in no particular order)
Teresa Barlis — “Bloomfield Tree”
Brenda Cretney — “Young Mr. Wallace”
Deborah Bilinski — “Mimi’s Puppets”
Rebecca Maynard — “Batik Forest”
Kristin Malone— “Finding Shade in Dresden”
Bruce Zaretsky – “Beautiful Extinction: Reef Madness

Merit Awards (in no particular order)
David Gardner— “Palace Marques de Dos Aquas”
Andrea Nadel — “Ready to Harvest”
Kevin Feary — “Ice Cream on Lake Street”
Ron Haas — “Don’t You Roll Your Eyes at Me”
Kathy Armstrong— “Pandemic Provisions”
Joni Monroe — “Dreamer”

To see the entire Fall Exhibit please visit the [ exhibit page ]

Apr 082021

Visit the Show Page for the gallery of all the Art works, and more

♦Best of Show

    • Steven Peet, “Diamond”  #26

◊Rochester Art Supply Award

    • Bill White, “Fresh Fish” #29

•Juror Awards

    1. Kathleen Bolin, “Sunflower Field” #71
    2. Christine Norris, “Stockbridge to Provincetown” #52
    3. Laurie Maddaline, “Clive and his Books” #65
    4. Nancy Lane, “The Earth Calls to Me” #40
    5. Brian Porter, “Allison’s Decision” #54
    6. Jean Stephens, “Ghost Ranch Morning” #4

•Merit Awards

    • Deborah Bilinski, “June Clouds” #43
    • Kathleen Hanney, “Hydrangeas” #23
    • Andrea Nadel, “Splendor” #21
    • Kathy Armstrong, “Blue Hydrangea Blossoms” #58
    • Brenda Cretney, “Ciara” #6
    • David Gardner, “Glimpse of St. Peter’s” #32
Mar 052018

The RAC Signature Member Exhibition was held February 2-February 27, 2018 in the Patricia O’Keefe Ross Gallery , Joseph Skalny Welcome Center, St John Fisher College, 3690 East Ave. Rochester. Congratulations to the following RAC Signature members on their award.

Best in Show

Stephanie Sylvester for ‘Late Spring Flow’

Rochester Art Supply Award

Jean Stephens for ‘Stand with Fist’

Juror Awards

Jerry Alonzo for ‘Justice is….Equal Opportunity’

Brenda Cretney for ‘Erie County Fair’

Elizabeth King Durand for ‘Surfside, Winter’

Ron Haas for ‘Bats in the Belfry’

Suzi Zefting-Kuhn for ‘Little Miss Furia’

Merit Awards

Steve BonDurant for ‘Signs of Spring’

Don Grieger for ‘The Old Shed’

Jeanne Lindsay for ‘White Flags’

Alan Brewen for ‘Swirls of Curls’

Laurie Maddalina for ‘Where Memories Abide’

Stephanie Sylvester for ‘Graphite Winter on Frozen Stream’

Feb 282017

Congratulations to the following RAC Signature Members who won awards in our 2017 RAC Signature Member Exhibit in the Patricia O’Keefe Ross Gallery, Joseph Skalny Welcome Center, St John Fisher College, 3690 East Ave.

The show runs until end of day March 27th.

Gallery hours are M-F 9am-4pm.

Best of Show       Leslie Heen    ‘Tom’

Leslie Heen 2017 Best of Show

Leslie Heen










Rochester Art Supply Award    

Drew Baker    ‘Study’

Juror Awards

Teri Barlis      ‘Anxiety’

Steve BonDurant     ‘Winter Hives’

Alan Brewen     ‘The Essential Michelle’

Brenda Cretney    ‘Keep Your Eye on the Ball’

Kevin Feary   ‘ Cheryl and the Weinerdogs’

Richard Thomas    ‘Waiting Room’

Merit Awards

Diane Adams    ‘Secrets of the Anasazi’

Carol Bensley    ‘Hurricane Destruction-Frisco Pier, NC

Gilbert Jordan    ‘The Unfreezing’

Dr. Leonard Muscarella   ‘Luthier II’

Denise Rizzo   ‘Green Shimmer’

Matthew Sinacola  ‘Shadow Side of the Hill’

Nov 202016

The 2016 RAC Fall Exhibition (open to both Signature and Associate members) is currently up at Barnes & Noble, Pittsford in their Community Room. The show comes down November 28th at 5:30pm.

On November 2nd the opening reception and award winners were announced:

Best in Show                Leslie Heen









Rochester Art Supply Award       Don Grieger

Juror Awards

Kathleen Bolin, Alan Brewen, Renate Eckart, Alice Gold, Suzi Zefting-Kuhn and Dick Roberts

Merit Awards

Kevin Feary, David Gardner, Erika Hutch, Robin McCondichie, Richard Thomas and Lynn Wickes.

Congratulations to all!


Sep 062015

in the Pastel Society of Western New York’s Inaugural Founding Members Exhibition at the P. Tribastone Fine Art Gallery, 32 S. Main St., Canandaigua!  The opening reception/awards was held Friday, September 4th.  The show runs through the end of day September 26th. Gallery hours are Tuesday – Saturday, 10am-6pm.


Kathleen Hanney       Rochester Art Supply Award

The Golden Hour  Kathleen Hanney Pastel

The Golden Hour
Kathleen Hanney


Nap Time Suzi Zefting-Kuhn Pastel









Suzi Zefting-Kuhn     Award of Excellence







Hidden Farm Kathleen Hess Pastel


Kath DeWitt Hess      Honorable Mention






Chincotique Sunset Gabriele Lodder Pastel

Chincotique Sunset
Gabriele Lodder

Gabriele Lodder         Honorable Mention










Robin McCondichie  Honorable Mention  (no image available)


Jun 272015

Here are the following RAC members who won awards at the recent Signature Member Exhibition at the Patricia o’Keefe Ross Gallery at St John Fisher College. The show ended June 27th.

Our juror was David E. Francis, PSA-MP.

Best of Show

Tethered         by Renee Simone Lee    Renee Simone-Lee Resized.Tethered29.75 x 19.7 x 300 dpi





Rochester Art Supply Award

Gini     by Julia Maddalina

Juror Awards

Dark Eyes    by Alan Brewen

Snow in April   by Kevin Feary

The Life of the Party   by Kathleen Bolin

Silver Teapot with Pears   by Jeanne Lindsay

Out on a Limb  by Erika Hutch

Interwoven  by Kristina Hutch Matthews

Merit Awards

Figure  by Alice Gold

Justice is…..Stewardship  by Jerry Alonzo

Enchanted Forest #2   by Jack Taft

Vermont Granite   by Gilbert Jordan

I Have My Eye on You   by Suzi Zefting-Kuhn

Roman Henry    by Brian Porter

Congratulations everyone!!



Nov 052014

Congratuations to the following RAC members who won awards in our 2014 Fall Exhibition at Barnes & Noble, Pittsford. The exhibit runs from November 3rd-December 1st. Jurors critique which is open to the public will be Monday, December 1st 6-8pm. Take down immediately following.


Best in Show                                       Laurie Maddalina

Rochester Art Supply Award          g.a. Sheller

Juror’s Awards:

Erika Hutch

Jeanne Lindsay

Kristina Hutch

Leonard Muscarella

Richard Thomas

Patricia Tribastone

Merit Awards:

Drew Baker

Phil Bliss

Laurence Keefe

Kristin Malone

Kristina Hutch

Renee Simone Lee

Mar 282013

The following Rochester Art Club Signature members won awards at the 2013 Rochester Art Club Spring Exhibition at the Patricia O’keefe Ross Gallery at the Joseph Skalny Welcome Center. The exhibition continues until May 9th.  Our juror was Steven Assael (New York City).

Best of Show       

Alice Gold  for Composition 2

Rochester Art Supply Award

Jean Stephens for Endearment

Juror’s Awards

Harry Bliss for Poem #1

Philip Bliss for A Cat in the Garden

Kathleen Bolin for What’s Left Behind

Diane Field for Dream Weaver

Ron Haas for What’s in YOUR Closet?

Suzi Zefting-Kuhn for Tigress

Merit Awards

Diane Adams for Overlooking Bellagio

Elizabeth King Durand for Winter into Spring

Kathleen Hanney for Wedding’s Eve

Dick Kane for Santa Monica Pier

Kristina Hutch for Evolution

Jack Taft for Untitled

Congratulations to you all!