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art show 2014


April 1 – 25, 2014

2014 Art Show Winners

“Into the Woods” by Cathy Cahill won Best in Show at the Annual Community Art Show sponsored by the Newburgh Free Library and the Friends of the Newburgh Library. Seventy entries were received in six different categories: Oil/Acrylic, Watercolors, Pastels, Photography, Mixed Media and Sculpture.  The show runs through April 25.  Other winners include:

Oil and Acrylic – First place:  On the Dunes by Gita Nadas, Second Place: Sisters by Loretta Jefferson, Third Place: Ralph’s View by Fred Dahl,

Pastels: First Place: Countenance by Lucy Dimiceli, Second Place: Still Life by Linda Nadas and Third Place: Girl (After Mazzola) by Milton Peters,

Mixed Media: First Place: Everything Breaks by Monica Ostrow, Second Place: Praying Hands by
Mrs. Jaroka and Third Place: Grace by Enid Herrman,

Photography: First Place: Sayville Docks by Henry Prusinski, Second Place: The Great Oak Tree On the Left by Joe Chiarella and Third Place: Untitled by Donald Schwartz,

Watercolor: First Place: Springtime Reunion by Fred Mitchell, Second Place: Envious End by Carl Ferguson  and Third Place: Sentinels in the Glen by Catherine Crotty Sharpe,

Sculpture: First Place: Morry by David Nolan and Second Place: Ghost Cat by Thomas Devita.              

For additional information, stop by or call the Library, 563-3619 or 563-3645. The Library’s main number is 563-3600.


Exhibit Space
A spacious gallery space in the lobby of the Newburgh Free Library is the site of monthly exhibits and art shows by local artists. Many of the artists offer receptions to showcase their art and meet the public. In addition, glass cases showcase local collections and displays related to library and literary-related events.

Exhibit Policy
The Newburgh Free Library welcomes exhibits by Hudson Valley artists. The exhibits are hung by the artists themselves and are usually on display for one month. For more information, please see the Exhibit and Display Registration Form and Waiver as well as the Exhibit Spaces and Bulletin Boards Policy. If you are interested in exhibiting, please call the library, 845-563-3619 or 563-3645. Samples of work are required before an exhibit can be scheduled.

In addition, the library has a number of display cases that showcase special collections or materials loaned by local artists and individuals. If you have a special collection or small project you would like to display, please call 845-563-3619 or 563-3618.