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2015 REGIONAL on view 950x475 - 2015 Regional Award Winners Announced

Roberson Announces Award Winners in 2015 Regional Art Exhibition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

(Binghamton, NY)  Roberson Museum and Science Center presented first, second, and third place winners during an opening ceremony for the 2015 Regional Art Exhibition Sunday, July 12.  The works of regional artists residing within 150 miles of Binghamton are featured within the exhibition in categories including sculpture, photography, painting, and more.  

First Place Winner:

David Higgins for “Gibson House”

Second Place Winner:

Denise Franchino for “Greyhound”

Third Place Winner:

Carol Frejie for “Carol’s Mother, ‘Rose’”

These winners received award certificates and cash prizes.  Each participating artist received a year-long membership certificate to Roberson Museum and Science Center.

Roberson’s Regional Art Exhibition is a juried exhibition. Works accepted into the exhibition are selected by an outside Juror.   The Juror for the 2015 Regional Art Exhibition is Mark Schaming, Director & Assistant Commissioner of the New York State Museum.

Works in the Regional Art Exhibition will be on display at Roberson through October 25, and many of the pieces are available for purchase.

Support provided by the general operations support grants from the United Cultural Fund, a program of the Broome County Arts Council; the Conrad and Virginia Klee Foundation; the Zoos, Botanical Gardens and Aquariums Program, administered by the New York State Office of Parks, Recreational, and Historical Preservation; and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.