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Posted on: March 4, 2015


Over 50 Female Artists Competed for Prizes from Sponsors at the Theodore Roosevelt Executive Building

Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos was proud to host, for the second consecutive year, the Nassau County Art and Photography Exhibition to promote local female artists and contribute to the growing arts industry in the County. This year’s theme by Curator Jill Rader Levine, “Women of the World-Think Big!” displayed art from 57 award winning artists and kicked-off Women’s History Month in Nassau County.

“This year we had an astounding assortment of inspiring paintings and photographs by the most talented artists in our County,” Comptroller Maragos said. “I was honored to once again host the Art and Photography Exhibition as a way to promote our local talent and spur further growth in our local art industry. The Comptroller’s office is always ready to support our local businesses, artists and entrepreneurs.”

List of highest scoring artwork as per our panel of distinguished judges:

1st place: Carrie-Anne Gonzalez
2nd place: Erica Angiolillo
3rd place: Roseann Nicotra
Honorable Mention: Flo Siemsen

Fine Art:
1st place: Katherine Trunk
2nd place: Lori Horowitz
3rd place: Rebecca Uliasz
Honorable Mention #1: Maxine Townsend-Broderick
Honorable Mention #2: Nancy Miller
Honorable Mention #3: Lois Levy

The event format included a panel of distinguished judges who evaluated each piece based upon focusing on the criteria of the "Wow" factor, expression of the theme, creativity and expertise in their chosen medium.

Sponsors include:
Citibank, Blick Art, Bloomingdales, Red Door Spa, Calogero’s Ristorante, Carrie Weston Studios, Panera Bread, Susan Eckert Photography, Jani Restaurant, Gallery 25 in Mineola, Spiaggia Restaurant, DermaBrite@nuBest Salon and Spa, Davenport Press restaurant and Stew Leonards Fine Wines.

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