Avalon Performing Arts Council Announces Art Show Winners

Renee Leopardi, 2018 Best in Show Winner

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APAC is pleased to announce the winners of the 31st Annual Art Show & Sale held on Saturday, June 23.

The works of over 52 professional artists and 36 high school emerging artists were juried by Claire Haik, Ruth Snyderman and Monica Zane, presented by Susan McLaughlin, Art Show Chair, and Ramona Sanabria, President. A total of 14 cash prizes were awarded.

Oil/Acrylic – 1st Place: Stanley G. Timson; 2nd Place: Sally Roik; 3rd Place: Madeline C. Reilly.

Watercolor – 1st Place: Lisa C. Budd; 2nd Place: Keith Mountford; 3rd Place: Suzi Hoffman.

Works on Paper – 1st Place: Arlene Solomon; 2nd Place: Helen Clymer; 3rd Place: Steve Kuzma.

Photography - 1st Place: Laura Ducceschi; 2nd Place: Nickolas Pattantyus; 3rd Place: Michael Zuccato

“Best in Show” – Renee Leopardi of Northfield NJ, in Photography, for “Batsto”. She was awarded a $500 cash prize.

Emerging Artist Winners - High School Students:

1st Place: Jessical Nguyen, AC High School; 2nd Place: Julianne Malyszka, Springford High School; 3rd Place: Rebecca Quraishi, AC High School;  Best in Show “Viewer Choice Award” – Elvis Lopez, age 16, AC High School.  He was awarded a $100 cash prize. 

APAC programs are made possible in part by a grant administered by the Cape May County Culture and Heritage Commission from funds granted by the New Jersey State Council of the Arts.