Avalon Performing Arts Council Announces Art Show Winners

Nikolas Pattantyus, 2017 Best of Show

APAC is pleased to announce the Winners of the 30th Annual Art Show & Sale, Saturday, June 24, 2017.

The works of over 50 professional artists and eight emerging artists were juried by Carol Kardon, Phil Courtney and Laura Ducceschi, presented by Susan McLaughlin, Art Show Chair and Ramona Sanabria, President. A total of 14 cash prizes were awarded.

Oil/Acrylic – 1st Place: Lisa Budd; 2nd Place: Elizabeth Breakell; 3rd Place: Kathleen Byrnes.

Watercolor – 1st Place: Keith Mountford; 2nd Place: Lisa Budd; 3rd Place: Claire Lorraine.

Works on Paper – 1st Place: Shirley Hawthorne; 2nd Place: Betsy Miraglia; 3rd Place: Linda Crane.

Photography – 1st Place: Eileen Skultety; 2nd Place: Lindsay Wray.

“Best in Show” – Nikolas Pattantyus of Avalon, Photography, for “Ides of March.” He was awarded a $500 cash prize.

Emerging Artist Winners, High School Students from Cape May Technical:

1st Place: Photography, Nicolas Seliger, 2nd Place: Watercolor, Rachael Stackhouse; 3rd Place: Watercolor, Kate Conelly. “Best of Emerging Artist” – Hannah Toth, for “Flamingo Fling” in Watercolor. She 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.”