The Irondequoit Art Club will hold its 60th Annual Spring Show & Sale April 12 through April 21 at the Irondequoit Public Library, 1290 Titus Ave, Irondequoit, NY 14617. This is the club’s 3rd Spring Show & Sale at the new location. There will be original art from 40 local artists for viewing and/or purchase. Credit card sales will be accepted. Admission is free. The site is accessible to all. Best of Show, Juror & Merit Awards will be presented to those pieces deemed noteworthy by professional artist judges.
This year’s judges are Mary Coy and Franzie Weldgen. Coy is a retired art teacher with 20 years experience in art education. She has taught and presented workshops at state and national art education conferences, published over 30 articles and worked in advertising and public relations. Weldgen is an Associate Professor of Art at Monroe Community College. He has demonstrated his life-long passion for comics through many lectures and workshops and has exhibited nation-wide at major museums, including the Smithsonian.
Artist awards will be presented during the Opening Reception on Thursday, April 12 from 7 to 9 PM. As in previous years, there will be a “Meet the Artist Day” on Saturday, April 14, beginning at 1PM. Several artists will speak for up to 10 minutes about their entries and field questions. This will be a unique opportunity to gain insights into the artist’s process in terms of inspiration, artistic journey, background, and techniques.