Colonie Art League, Inc.
Artists of New York's Capital District and beyond.
Established 1974

Welcome to the Colonie Art League. 
2019, our 45th year.


Meeting Information

The Colonie Art League welcomes members and non-members to our monthly meetings, 6:30-8:30.  Enjoy the many benefits and interests we all share as fellow artists. Monthly meetings are both informative and entertaining. Meetings are brief with a focus on the demonstration of the evening. A 50/50 raffle is held at each meeting to sponsor our Scholarship Program.  Our meeting location is Colonie Town Hall. 


The next meeting will be May 7th at the Town Hall. Francis Driscoll will do a presentation of photography in the Catskills. We will also give scholarship awards to North and South Colonie H.S. students.



Karen Rosasco, AWS, will give us a demo about 
transforming transparent watercolor to layered 
acrylics:  A slide show with a question and  answer 
period after.  She has presented demos all over the 
United States to much acclaim, and we welcome her 
back to her home in the Capital District.



Shhas exhibited her pastel paintings in many of the 
Oakwood Artists Group Shows, the Juvenile 
Diabetes High Hopes Fund Galas, Cyclics Shows, 
preceded by exhibits and awards in the Boston area.
Laurie’s aim is to evoke a mood and create a feeling 
of light and atmosphere in her work, which she does 
on-site.  
She has exhibited her pastel paintings in many of the 
Oakwood Artists Group Shows, the Juvenile 
Diabetes High Hopes Fund Galas, Cyclics Shows, 
preceded by exhibits and awards in the Boston area.
Laurie’s aim is to evoke a mood and create a feeling 
of light and atmosphere in her work, which she does 
on-site.
and see their portfolios.  YOU made these awards possible through raffles, donations, and other events.
At our May meeting, we will award scholarships to two seniors, one from each Colonie 
High School.  Recognize the winners of these well-deserved awards for study at their art colleges of choice 
and see their portfolios.  YOU made these awards possible through raffles, donations, and other events.
At our May meeting, we will award scholarships to two seniors, one from each Colonie 
High School.  Recognize the winners of these well-deserved awards for study at their art colleges of choice 
and see their portfolios.  YOU made these awards possible through raffles, donations, and other events.
Award winners of the March Pruyn House art show.

3rd place #42 Abstract II - watercolor - Juliet Koniesczny

2nd place  #53 Home Tweet Home - Pastel - Criss Macaione

1st place #36 Adirondack Day - Pastel - Nettye Lamkay


Best in Show. #47 Apricots - oil  - Brett Laumeister


Honorable Mention:

#1 Good to the Last Drop - graphite - Lorenz Worden

#5 End of the Road - watercolor - Cindi Handy

#51 Waiting for Mr. Right - pastel - Mary Sherwood

#39 Doolin - oil - Jacqueline Smith


At the April general membership meeting, Tony Connor did a demonstration in watercolors.
At the March membership meeting

Irene Radicchi gave a wet-on-wet watercolor painting demonstration.
February 2019 Membership Meeting
Nina Stanley did a demonstration of charcoal sketching techniques.
January 2019 Membership Meeting
Ritvik Sharma did a demo of a cityscape in watercolor.
December 2018 Membership Meeting

Ed Ticson demonstrated portraiture in charcoal.

November 2018 Membership Meeting
In November, Ellie Prakken gave a demonstration of painting abstracts in acrylics.
October 2018 Membership Meeting
The Oct. meeting featured a demonstration in water colors by Bruce Handford  NWS, TWSA