Historical Society’s annual event showcases NYC artists
Top photo: Guest judge, artist and art professor Neill Slaughter of Long Island University critiques a piece by fellow participant Barbara Lowy, at the opening of the art show on Sunday. Lower left: Artist Jenri Gonzalez poses in front of his acrylic paintings, “Little Paper Boats” and “The Dancing Petals.” Lower right: Wildlife artist Fred Adell stands beside his art submissions, “Bobcat” and “Whole Lotta Cicada.”
Professor Neill Slaughter, left, Bayside Historical Society President Paul DiBenedetto, award-recipients Diane Menna, Lynda Spielman, Michael Puleo, Adam Hardy, Greta Jaklitsch, Joseph DeSantis with state Sen. Tony Avella and Director of the Bayside Historical Society Alison McKay.
State Sen. Tony Avella gives opening remarks.
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