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  • The Artists Association of Nantucket Is pleased to announce the Artist & Patron Awards for 2019

    Artists Association of Nantucket Press Release
    Date: August 22, 2019
    Contact: Peter J. Greenhalgh, AAN Gallery Manager
    508 228 0722 peter@nantucketarts.org

    The Artists Association of Nantucket Is pleased to announce the Artist & Patron Awards for 2019

    The Artists Association of Nantucket (AAN) is pleased to announce the 2019 Artist and Patron Awards, presented at the Annual Meeting on Monday, August, 19 at the Visual Arts Center, 24 Amelia Drive.

    Chosen by their peers and voted on by AAN Trustees and Board members, the awards were presented to those in attendance by AAN executive director Courtney Bridges. Many of the awards are named after long-time artist members, and loyal supporters of the AAN. 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 2019
    Robert C. McDougall Award, for Promising New Artist
    Nicci Aguiar
    Liz Schaeffler Sculpture / 3D Award and the Randy M. Goldberger Teaching Award
    Liz Buccino
    Pat Gardner 'En Plein Air' Award
    Caroline Walker
    C. Robert Perrin Watercolor Award
    Madeleine Hay
    William Welch Painting Award (3-way tie)
    Paul LaPaglia; David Lazarus; Lynn Nicholas
    Photography Award
    Susan Landmann
    Other Media / Mixed Media Award (2-way tie)
    Nicolette Callaway Williams; Jenna Darkow
    Hal Gomeau Patron Award
    Peter Steingraber
    George Smith Volunteer Award (for artist members only)
    Kathleen Van Lieu
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    “It was such a delight to present these awards at my first AAN Annual Meeting, and we are so grateful for the enthusiasm and support of both our artist members as well as our dedicated and robust board. These awards are truly one of the highlights of our meeting, and we congratulate each and every one of our loyal and devoted winners,” said Courtney Bridges.

    To learn more about the AAN, visit the website at www.nantucketarts.org . For further information about AAN 2019 programs and events, please call 508-228-0722.

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