CNY Branch Pen Woman Vanessa Johnson Leads Girls to "Change the World"
Griot Vanessa Johnson designed and directed "Girls Change the World," a summer camp for 8–11- year-old girls, held at the Matilda Joslyn Gage Foundation during the month of July. Johnson is working with The Matilda Joslyn Gage Foundation and Center for Social Justice Dialogue to engage community audiences in programs, performances, and interactive exhibits that have not had access to the Gage Center because of geographic distance, the lack of transportation, and a perception
Remembering CNY Branch Pen Woman Shirley Waters
An incredible woman and longtime member of the Central New York Branch of NLAPW passed away on December 23, 2021, at the age of 100. Shirley was accomplished in so many ways. She most recently lived at the Masonic Home in Utica, NY. Shirley was a former vice president of the Rome Sentinel Company and, until 2012, the majority owner where she actively participated in newspaper management. She continued to serve as a director until her passing. She was devoted to her husband, G
Applebaum Art Juried into Thousand Islands Art Center Show
Joan Applebaum, NLAPW Art Chair and member of both the CNY and Holly, MD Branches, had two paintings juried into the Along the River’s Edge Show at the Thousand Islands Arts center in Clayton, NY. The show in which Applebaum's acrylic and watercolor paintings are featured will open on July 20 and run through August 16, 2022. Applebaum's acrylic on canvas, "Lily Pond Daydream." Passing Into Legend, Ojibway’s Last Voyage” watercolor