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

Announcing the accomplishments of our members.
Since there are many events and the members' milestones can become numerous, milestone announcements will be eliminated one year from present date. To have your latest milestones listed, send an email to: Jack Berkery.
Helen Otterness and Diane Bollman-Buyer Art Exhibition – William K. Sanford Library – 
Reception: Sunday, 11/3, 2-4 PM.  The exhibition runs from 11/1-30 and features illustrations from 
Diane's new children's book that she authored and illustrated.  "Pierre Ze Famous Artist” can be 
purchased locally at The Book House, Market Block Books, The Book Loft, and on line at 
tbmbooks.com and amazon.com.  The ISBN: 978-1-61468-185-4. 
Helen Otterness and Diane Bollman-Buyer Art Exhibition – William K. Sanford Library – 
Reception: Sunday, 11/3, 2-4 PM.  The exhibition runs from 11/1-30 and features illustrations from 
Diane's new children's book that she authored and illustrated.  "Pierre Ze Famous Artist” can be 
purchased locally at The Book House, Market Block Books, The Book Loft, and on line at 
tbmbooks.com and amazon.com.  The ISBN: 978-1-61468-185-4. 



Rita Buttiker and Helga Prichard – Pastel and Acrylic Paintings, William K. Sanford Library,
11/1- 30. Opening Reception: Sunday, 11/2, 2-4 pm.





Bob Blackmon Solo Show – "Baroque Still Life and More," East Greenbush Library, 10
Community Way, North Greenbush, 11/4-30. Opening reception: Sunday, 11/9, 2-4 pm. All
welcome. Info (518) 326-3212.




Two Watercolor Exhibits by Kevin Kuhne – "Albany Watercolors and More," 1st Friday in Albany, Fri, Feb 7, 5:30 - 8:30 pm, First Presbyterian Church, 362 State St., and "Watercolors by Kuhne," Thr, Mar 13 through Sun, Apr 27, Center Gallery at The Commons, 6 Clifton Common Ct., Shen Community Center, Clifton Park.



An Art Exhibit Featuring the artworks of Margot Bernhardt & Susan Lunow Miller will be at the First Unitarian Church of Albany, Channing Hall, 405 Washington Ave. (corner of Robin St.) from Dec. 8 through Jan. 18, 2014.




Noreen Powell is having a show at St. Agnes Cemetery's Living Room. It will run from Jan 8 - March 11. There will be a reception Sunday Jan 11th from 1:30 - 3:00.




Constance Alexander has been juried in to the Arkell Museum Annual Art Show, Dec. 6 - Jan. 31st with 2 paintings, in Canajoharie, NY.




Helen Otterness and Diane Bollman-Buyer Art Exhibition – William K. Sanford Library – Reception: Sunday, 11/3, 2-4 PM. The exhibition runs from 11/1-30 and features illustrations from Diane's new children's book that she authored and illustrated. "Pierre Ze Famous Artist” can be purchased locally at The Book House, Market Block Books, The Book Loft, and on line at tbmbooks.com and amazon.com. The ISBN: 978-1-61468-185-4.




Bob Blackmon invites all to the reception for his solo show, "Baroque-style Still Life... and more," Sunday, November 24, 2 to 4 pm, East Greenbush Library, 10 Community Way, East Greenbush. The show runs November 4 to 30. 
Bob also extends an invitation for all to the Sand Lake Center for the Arts, Holiday Fair, November 2, 10 to 4 and November 3, 12 to 4. He will be the only oil painter exhibiting there.



Sue Miller received first prize in the Niskayuna Art Out. Her painting will appear on the Town’s 2013 Christmas card.




Kris Woodward was accepted in the Saratoga Arts Council Exhibition.





The Bethlehem Art Association announced their annual Spring Show awards. The following CAL members received awards: 


Penny Koburger for Best in Show (Oil) 

Jacqueline Smith for Third Place in Oil 

Fran Mehm for Honorable Mention in Oil 

Jacqueline Smith for First Place in Pastel 
Laura Garramone for Third Place in Pastel 
Joan Krathaus for First Place in Other Media.





In June, the Albany Artist Group Show at the Colonie Library listed the following awards:


Best in Show went to Linda Asmus
First Prize to Elle Prakken

Second Prize to Jacqueline Smith

Third Prize to Helga Pritchard
Honorable Mentions to Constance Alexander and Joan Van Alphen


For Photography, 

First Prize to Ellen Swanson

Second Prize to Bev Braun.




Jack Berkery will be exhibiting oil paintings in the Niskayuna Library for the months of July and August 2013.




Sharon Pape – Will be showing her oil and watercolor paintings during July at the Bethlehem Library, Delaware Ave. Delmar.




Several CAL members will be showing their work at the Colonie Library in March 2013 with the East Bank Arts Alliance. S. Miller, D. Boussu, K. Woodward, C. Meisel, M. Burkhardt, D. Reiner, C. Alexander, B. Blackmon, J. Smith & J. Berkery



Marilyn Merrill is going to show her watercolor paintings at the Niskayuna Library,2400 Nott St East, from March 2-29 2013.



June Bonilla has paintings at the Madison Theater sidewalk show Jan 22 to March 13. Watercolors & Acrylics. Local Landmarks & Vacation Vignettes. <http://junebonilla.shutterfly.com>



Laurel Petersen will be displaying her art (mixed media paintings on paper) in one of the street front windows of the Madison Theater starting Jan. 21 through Mar. 4th. The theme is "You-Me and the Cosmos".



The Albany Artist Group announced their recent annual Fall Show awards at the Guilderland Public Library. The following CAL members received awards:


Paintings:


First Place -- Kevin Kuhne
Second Place -- Joan Van Alphen
Third Place -- Joan Krathaus
Honorable Mention -- Rita Buttiker, Peg Vetro, Eleanor Bolduc,
Helga Pritchard, and Constance Alexander.

Photography:

First Place -- Bev Braun
Second Place -- Norman Swanson
Third Place -- Ellen Swanson