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  • The Artists Association of Nantucket Announces the Artist & Patron Awards for 2021

    The Artists Association of Nantucket
    Announces the Artist & Patron Awards for 2021
     
    The Artists Association of Nantucket (AAN) is pleased to announce the 2021 Artist and Patron Awards, presented at the Annual Meeting, on Monday, August 16. Chosen by their peers and voted on by AAN Trustees and Board members, the awards are part of the AAN’s long-standing tradition of announcing them at the Annual meeting.  The awards truly reflect the numerous talents of the organization and represent both patrons and long-established artist members, as well as more recently accepted artist members.
     
    Artist/Patron Awards 2021
     
    Robert C. McDougall Award, for Promising New Artist
    Alison Smith
     
    Liz Schaeffler Sculpture / 3D Award
    Caroline F. Borrelli
     
    Pat Gardner 'En Plein Air' Award
    Robert Miklos
     
    C. Robert Perrin Watercolor Award
    Nicci Aguiar
     
    Randy M. Goldberger Teaching Award
    Tracy Ann Daily
     
    Photography Award
    Charity Grace Mosfen
     
    Other Media / Mixed Media Award
    Zoe Markham
     
    Hal Gomeau Patron Award
    Nellie O’Gara
     
    George Smith Volunteer Award
    Elizabeth Buccino
     
    William Welch Painting Award
    Barbara Capizzo

     
     
    “These awards are always one of the highlights of our annual meeting, and we congratulate each and every one of our loyal and devoted winners,” said AAN executive director, Courtney Bridges.  “Many of the awards are named after long-time artist members and faithful supporters of the AAN.  We are so grateful to our board and artists for their dedication, ongoing encouragement, and wonderful enthusiasm for both our online and in person gallery exhibitions. Their support and participation allows AAN to successfully fulfill its mission of fostering the visual arts on Nantucket,” added Bridges.
     
    To learn more about the AAN, visit the website at www.nantucketarts.org. For further information about AAN’s 2021 carefully crafted programs, please call 508-228-0722. 
     
     
     
     
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