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!

Nov 292011

Best of Show                                                                 Lennie Muscarella for Teresa I

Rochester Art Supply Award                           Ruth Haas for Passing Clouds

Judge’s Choice Award                                           Pat Tribastone for Hammer and Oil Can

Juror’s Awards                                                         

  Diane Adams for Waiting for the Catch

Harry Bliss for Window Series 4

JoEll Cunningham for Kailua

Dick Roberts for Anamorphosis

Roland Stevens for Taos, NM

Roland Stevens for Nelson Falls

Merit Awards                                                            

   Phil Bliss for his body of work Palmyra and Creek

Kathleen Bolin for Lightning

Kevin Feary for Unexpected

Ron Haas for Waiting for the Change

Barbara Jablonski for Figure of Woman 2

Robert Ross for New Beginnings

Jun 082011


Best of Show
Marilyn Belle-Isle In Silence

Rochester Art Supply Award
Lennie Muscarella Sore Thumb

Juror’s Awards
Brenda Cretnay Mailboxes
Elizabeth K. Durand Apron Strings
Alice Gold Good Fortune
Alice Gold Tilt
Valerie Larsen, NWS We’ve Lost our Marbles
Sherry Tulloch Os-The Source of Language from
The Rune Poem

Merit Awards
Charlotte Barnard Infinite Wholeness
Elizabeth K. Durand Rock ,Water ,Drill
Alice Gold Assumption
Dick Roberts The Pale of Winds of Memory, Poem
By Dick Roberts
Pat Tribastone, PSA,MC Playing Games
Sherry Tulloch Old School

Juror Jeanne Raffer Beck’s Comment:

Lovely works, lovely show-The pieces where the connection was more evident to the challenge of the theme were chosen for awards.

The RAC thanks Show Chair Sherry Tulloch for her hard work and dedication.

May 082011


Best of Show (body of work) Kevin Feary

Rochester Art Supply Award (body of work) Hwang Nam Chang

Juror’s Awards
Suzi Zefting-Kuhn ‘Study for Wisdom and Wisdom’
Lennie Muscarella ‘The Prep Boy’ and ‘The Waiter’
Pat Tribastone ‘Tessa II’ and ‘Sari’
Harry Bliss ‘Selma’ and Portrait of my son, Phil’
Marilyn Feinberg ‘Returning’

Merit Awards
Erika Hutch ‘Sunstruck’ and ‘Penny for Your Thoughts’
Valerie Larsen ‘Wintry’
Jack Heister ‘Dani’
Leslie Heen ‘Reclining Nude’
Carol Bensley ‘Sisters’
Suzi Zefting-Kuhn ‘Michael B’
Oct 082010


Best of Show
Patricia Tribastone, PSA When Your Heart’s on Fire

Rochester Art Supply Award
Patricia Tribastone, PSA Pedals

Juror’s Awards
Lennie Muscarella Busking in Florence
Lennie Muscarella The Decatur Street Shuffle
Dianne Elmslie Terpsichore, Goddess of Music and Dance
Roland Stevens Barn Music
Roland Stevens Piper’s Dream
Suzi Zefting-Kuhn Jazz Hands V

Merit Awards
Marilyn Belle-Isle Inner Notes
Ken Dodgson We Shall Overcome
Dianne Elmslie & Sherry Tullock Homage to Autumn Leaves by Piaf
Robert Ross Time Out
Roland Stevens Poplar Rhythm
Dick Roberts All That Jazz

May 082010


Best of Show
Erika Hutch Reverie

Mary Strong Award for Best Watercolor
Roland Stevens Bottoms Up

Juror’s Awards
Harry Bliss Window Series #3
Kevin Feary Jessamyn
Alice Gold Figure
Wilhelm Haas Fowl-Foul
Valerie Larsen New York Café
Pat Tribastone Keeping Her Distance

Merit Awards
Jennifer Apetz In the Forest
Hwang Chang Rusty and Greecy
Don Grieger Walnut Street
Barbara Jablonski Lobster Boats in Pimaquid Harbor
Leonard Muscarella After the Met
Jean K. Stephens What Remains: Gray Fox
Oct 082009


Best of Show
Frank Monte Jeffrey

Mary Strong Award for Best Watercolor
Roland Stevens Workshop Reflections

Juror’s Awards
Pat Tribastone Vessels I
Claire Sutera Peacefield
Robert Keim Hoping for a Salmon
Kevin Feary Silent Plea
Lorraine Bohonos Untitled I
Erika Hutch Lucky

Merit Awards
Valerie Frischmann Marsh in Early Morning
Frank Monte The Walking Bridge
Lennie Muscarella Mary
Jim Rodgers Night Morning
Jeanne Lindsay Single Pear
Louis Lanzi Like an Old Movie
May 082009


Best of Show
Dick Roberts Retinue

Mary Strong Award for Best Watercolor
Loretta Brown A Different View

Juror’s Awards
Kathie Belly Venice
Rosemary Pergolizzi Highland Park Twilight
Harry Bliss Enigma
Diane Elmslie Key West Lights
Katherine Weston Veiled Landscape
Harry Bliss A Tribute to Andy

Merit Awards
Kevin Feary Aw Shucks, Bill, I…
Renate Eckart Coming Home
Sherry Tulloch Merely a Pretext for a Landscape
John Wagner Stream in March
Alice Gold Tower on the Green
Nadia Learned Chorale