2018 Central Adirondack Art Show

April 14 - June 10, 2018

The Central Adirondack Art show is a long-standing Old Forge tradition, showcasing some of the finest artists from throughout the Central Adirondack Region and beyond. Held for the first time in 1952, by View founder Miriam Kashiwa in her front yard, the Central Adirondack Art Show is a testament to the significant place the arts hold within the hearts and minds of the residents and visitors to the Adirondacks. The exhibition is open to all artists, age 16 and up working in any media (except sound, video and film).

Click Here to View the 2018 Central Adirondack Art Show Prospectus

Awards Judge: Stephen T. Fletcher 

Stephen T. Fletcher is a notable force in this generations Adirondack art scene. He studied Commercial Art, Advertising and Design and later attended Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute for fine arts. Fletcher’s work has won numerous awards and can be found in a myriad of public places and private art collections both in the US and abroad, and has been seen in numerous exhibitions. He currently lives and creates his paintings in Forestport, New York.

Awards Winners

Thanks to the generosity of our donors, View is able to provide the following prizes to participating artists in the 2018 Central Adirondack Art Show. Each award winner will receive a traditional handmade Adirondack Chip Award, while monetary prizes awarded vary from year to year.

Masters Division Awards in Memory of Edna V. Tillman

Donated by: Margaret and Robert Huskins

First: Tracie Doerner, Hall Service Truck

Second: Marion Kratky, Willow Browse

Third: Ingrid Van Slyke, Paul’s Mooring

Stevenson Hume Evans Scholarship

Donated by: Margaret and Robert Huskins

Tina Strutz, Waiting in Line

Special Category Awards

Henry R. DiSpirito Memorial Award in Sculpture

Donated by: Daughters of Henry R. DiSpirito

Suzanne Firsching, Jest a Phony

Outstanding Ceramic

Donated by: Joseph & Bette Rintrona

Heather Caufield, Glaze Experiment on Wave Vessel

Outstanding Abstract in Memory of Virginia & Joseph Di Fazio

Donated by: Beatrice Foley

Sherrie L. Turkheimer, Figure Abstraction #2

Outstanding Landscape

Judson Brown, Averyville Winter on Chub River

Outstanding Watercolor in Honor of Roger and Kitty Blind

Donated by: The Carhart Family

Judith Levins, Frozen Half Moon

Outstanding Portrait

Donated by: The Loretta Lepkowski & Peter Ostrum Family

Ron Boehner, Floral Arrangement #4

Outstanding Photograph: In Memory of Harold & Lois Luther

Bruce Morrison, Cropsey Pond

Outstanding Adirondack Theme

Donated by: Jack and Margo Boylan

Frank Wilcox, Glacial Erratic - Late Winter

Open Show Awards


First: William Whitehill, Elf Owl

Second: Milton Franson, A Narrow Escape

Third: Shanna Walsh Watkins, Artist

Drawing / Printmaking / Mixed Media

First: Mary Raineri, Rustic Woods

Second: Joanna Monroe, Pickerelweed 2

Third: Roger E. Hyndman, Blarney Lodge Touchstone Center for Crafters


First: David Walsh, Long Lake

Second: Greg Klein, Far North

Third: Gregory Williams, Going Along


First: Robert Montesano, En Route to Buttermilk Falls

Second: Barry Lobdell, Mosquito Morning

Third: Gary Larsen, Duxbury Ice

Masters Division

Diane Bellenger, Beaver Meadow Falls

Diane E. Berry, Iris Portrait

William Christopherson, Winter on French Creek Bay

Brenda Cretney, Erie County Fair

Mike Fitzsimmons, The Willow

Maureen Heroux, Early Thaw (on the Moose River)

Scott Higby, Mother’s Day

Rob Imundo, Book Ends

Karla Aurora Kozach, The Perfect Day

Jeanne Lampson, Greenwood Creek II

Mary P. Murphy, Kayuhoora Valley: Brayton Farm

Lynda Naske, Playing Hockey

Gary Price, Serenity

Linda Reed, The River Keeper’s Daughters

Thomas Slocum, Hold On!

Donna Stoner, At the Pier

Michiko Taylor, Stone Valley Falls

Kimberly Voigt, Bottle Bay

Janet Marie Yeates, Change is Coming

All Participating Artists

Neal Allen Richfield Springs NY
Tim Ames Oswego NY
Donna Atwood Moravia NY
Sherrill Barlow Rochester NY
David Beale Cortland NY
Kathie Beale Cortland NY
Diane Bellenger Rochester NY
Diane E. Berry Westernville NY
Mary Jean Bland Jay NY
Sandra Blostein Pine Beach NJ
Ron Boehner Cortland NY
Kristie Boisen Lee Center NY
Judson Brown West Valley NY
Cynthia Brownell Old Forge NY
Lucinda Getty Bush Cicero NY
Heather Caufield Old Forge NY
William Christopherson Watertown NY
Sally Clark New Hartford NY
Mina Clark Rainbow Lake NY
Donna Colebeck Marietta GA
Robert Coppen Sauquoit NY
Sandy Cowen Cortland NY
Brenda Cretney Brockport NY
Ruth Crotty Saratoga Springs NY
Norman Davies Chenango Forks NY
Norman Davies Chenango Forks NY
Norman Davies Chenango Forks NY
Martha Deming Remsen NY
Joanne Destefano Utica NY
Sandra Z. DeVisser Utica NY
Nancy DiDonato Diamond Point NY
Judy Dimbleby Whitesboro NY
Tracie Doerner Rochester NY
Agnes Farrugia Liverpool NY
Suzenne Firsching Frankfort NY
Mike Fitzsimmons Rochester NY
Montana Fletcher Clinton NY
Milton Franson Liverpool NY
Erin Gardner Sauquoit NY
Emily Gibbons Scranton PA
Helga Gilbert Cicero NY
Gary N. Givonetti Utica NY
Zachary Goldsmith Frankfort NY
Elizabeth Grace Syracuse NY
Barbara Green OLD FORGE NY
Barbara Green OLD FORGE NY
Leslie Green Guilbault Hamilton NY
Shawn L Halperin Fayetteville NY
Nancy Johnson Halter Long Lake NY
Maureen Heroux Cooperstown NY
Scott Higby Lowville NY
Peter Hornbeck Olmstedville NY
Kathy Houston Marion NY
Jessica Hurley Forestport NY
Roger E. Hyndman Ballston Spa NY
Rob Imundo   NY
Karen Jagelle North Syracuse NY
Doug Jamieson Treadwell NY
Virginia Johnson Aurora, NY
Sybil S. Johnson Utica NY
Kathy Kernan Utica NY
Greg Klein Old Forge NY
Karen Kliewe Turin NY
Karla Aurora Kozach Northville NY
Marion Kratky Northville NY
Diane Ladd North Syracuse NY
Jeanne Lampson Natural Bridge NY
Christine LaRocque Long Lake NY
Ann Larsen Edinburg NY
Gary Larsen Edinburg NY
Gary Lee Inlet NY
Meredith Leonard Syracuse NY
Keith M. Leonard Oneida NY
Johanna Lerwick Norwich NY
Judith Levins Cazenovia NY
Barry Lobdell Saranac Lake NY
Francine Loparco Camden NY
Alice Lund Camden NY
Pamela Lynch Oneida NY
Pat J. Malin New Hartford NY
Lynn Manning Peru NY
Carolynn McCann Old Forge NY
Kathleen Mereand Watertown NY
Eleanor Milborrow Rochester NY
Joanna Monroe Hudson Falls NY
A Rae Monteleone Dewitt NY
Robert Montesano Utica NY
Bruce Morrison Lowville NY
Mary P. Murphy Barneveld NY
Lynda Naske Johnstown NY
Kathleen OBrien Cicero NY
Dawn Ogrodnik Harrisville NY
Jeannine Papelino Utica NY
Jamie Peck Natural Bridge NY
Jen Peiffer Syracuse NY
Booth Perkins Cortland NY
E.A. Pilbeam Cazenovia NY
Stacey Pope Baldwinsville NY
Gary Price Whitesboro NY
Sarah Price Whitesboro NY
Mary Raineri Liverpool NY
Linda Reed Constantia NY
Lynne Reichart Westernville NY
Jodi Richard Cold Brook NY
LeeAnn Schappe Eagle Bay NY
Sheri Sidor Rensselaer NY
Thomas Slocum Syracuse NY
Joyce Snavlin Tully NY
Patricia Spillane East Greenbush NY
Tom Steger Moravia NY
Donna L Stoner Syracuse NY
Sally Stormon Auburn NY
Marian Strang McLean NY
Tina Strutz liverpool NY
Eleanor Sweeney Saranac Lake NY
Julie Takacs Canajoharie NY
Michiko Taylor Potsdam NY
Jo Thomas Gansevoort NY
Jan Tighe Pulaski NY
Sherrie L. Turkheimer Saratoga Springs NY
Ingrid Van Slyke Lake Placid NY
Lorraine VanHatten Barneveld NY
Rhonda L Vigus Boonville NY
Kimberly Voigt Saranac Lake NY
Jo Wahrendorf Oswego NY
Sarah J Walsemann Carthage NY
David Walsh LeRoy NY
Constrance Watkinds Utica NY
Shanna Walsh Watkins DeRuyter NY
Linda Weal Old Forge NY
Catharine Westlake Forestport NY
William Whitehill Clayville NY
William Whitehill Clayville NY
jeanne whyte inlet NY
Frank Wilcox Little Falls NY
Gregory Williams Olmstedville NY
Louisa Austin Wright Long Lake NY
Stephen Yaussi Henderson Harbor NY
Janet Marie Yeates Northville NY
Steven Kernan Alder Creek NY
James Leach Pennellville NY
Candace Rhea Syracuse NY
Gerhardt Storsberg Remsen NY
Jennifer Swizenski Clinton NY


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