Judith McGinn's Short Story a Finalist in Fish International
Judith McGinn's short story "Sticks and Stones" was just named a long-list finalist in the Fish International Story competition. Congratulations to Judith!
Rachael Ikins wins NLAPW first place; Mary Gardner wins award in Biennial Poetry Competition; Sandy
Rachael Ikins won first prize for the Anita Boggs Memorial poetry contest offered by NLAPW Biennial competition. Ikins' free verse poem “Lost Babies” was written after reading a news story about a derelict building being torn down in Ireland that used to be a home for unwed mothers, and the septic tank revealed the bodies of 800 infants. Ikins also won honorable mention for her villanelle “Picking Berries” which appears in her book “Totems.” Mary Gardner's poem "Decision" won
Rachael Ikins has featured spread in CNY Magazine
Women of Upstate NY magazine featured Rachael Ikins in a center spread with an interview and sample of her artwork. The multi-talented writer/artist offered some intriguing comments and her perspective on the art show at Eye Studio.
Katie Turner's New Urban Vibe Showing
“Keep Out” Watercolor by Katie Turner 2018 Urban Vibe: Watercolors by Katie Turner (April 2018) Hosted by Petit Branch Library - Onondaga County Public Libraries 105 Victoria Place, Syracuse, New York 13210 Paintings from Katie Turner’s “Urban Vibe” series incorporate her loose style with the structure of city buildings. Cities have contradictory traits, much the same as people with creative spirits, some of which fuels her inspiration. Her paintings are rich with color, shap
NLAPW new email address
To speed up and streamline communications, NLAPW has a new email address for communications with member branches: mailto:email@example.com
Joan Applebaum's new Art Venture
Joan Applebaum is pleased to announce a new venture in the grand opening of the River Muse Art Gallery in Clayton, NY. The new gallery will have it ribbon-cutting ceremony on Memorial Weekend, May 26-27. Stop by if you are in the Thousand Islands area.