Annual Spring Art Show

2018 “Outstanding North Country Theme” By Richard Sherry

AANNY will host its 19th Annual Spring Art Show on May 18 through June 8, 2019.

This event is open to all Professional and Amateur Artists.  You do not need to be a member of AANNY to participate  There is also a special category for young artists.

Important Dates To Remember.

  • May 3, (Fri.) Deadline for pre-registration by mail. And receipt of shipped artwork 
  • May 4, (Sat.) Artwork drop-offs at Sackets Harbor Arts Center. 12-4 pm. 
  • May 6, (Mon.) Artwork drop-offs at Sackets Harbor Arts Center 3-7 pm. 
  • May 17, (Fri.) Awards Reception for artists, members, and 2 guests, 6-8 pm 
  • May 18 Art Show opens to public 1-4 pm. 
  • May 18-June 8 Open to public Fridays thru Sundays, 1-4 pm 
  • June 9 Artwork pick-up 12-4 pm. 
  • June 10 Artwork pick-up 3-7 pm. Artwork not entered for consignment or picked up by artist by 7 pm June 10 shall become property of the Sackets Harbor Arts Center. 

Spring Art Show Entry Guidelines.

Artwork is accepted at the Sackets Harbor Arts Center at 119 W. Main St. on Saturday, May 4th from 12 noon until 4PM or on Monday, May 6th from 3PM until 7PM. 

Allow 30 minutes to register, pay, and mark artwork. 

You may pre-register (optional) by mailing a completed Entry Form and payment (check or credit card) to: AANNY to be received by Friday May 3, 2019. This option speeds the process. 

All artwork must be ORIGINAL * (see definition for original), created in the past two years, and not previously entered in an AANNY Art Show. 

Each artist may enter up to three (3) pieces. A complete entry form and payment by cash, credit card (visa, Master Card, or Discover) or check is due upon submission of artwork. 

For each piece of artwork “not for sale”, the artist must indicate the value on the entry form for insurance purposes. 

2-D artwork must be no larger than 40” x 54”, matted, framed, and ready for hanging with a side-to-side wire attached on the back. No saw-toothed hangers are allowed. 

3-D artwork must be movable, and weigh less than 40lbs. 

Artwork mailed to AANNY (optional) must include a completed entry form and payment (check or credit card) and be received at the Sackets Harbor Arts Center no later than Friday, May 3, 2019. 

Shipping arrangements to and from AANNY are the responsibility of the artist. 

AANNY will retain a 25% commission on all entries sold during the show. Artwork sold will be released to buyers at the end of the art show, June 8, 2019 after 4 PM. 

Shipping arrangement for pieces sold are the responsibility of the buyer or artist. 

Download The Complete Brochure and Entry Form

Meet Our 2019 Judge – Christine LaBare


Christine  is a twenty-eight-year resident of the north country. Christine’s love of the arts came at an early age while growing up in Syracuse, N.Y.

She continued that love throughout her life, focusing on the arts and humanities through college at Mohawk Valley Community College and Virginia Commonwealth University. She later pursued an education degree and taught art education for eight years. Christine currently is a school administrator.

Christine has been a past member of the Regional Scholastic Art Competition Executive Advisory Board, and an Assistant Director of the New York State Fair Amateur and Professional Art Show. Christine also has had strong student representation at area and state wide art shows.

Christine currently resides in Carthage, N.Y. with her husband Randy.


2018 Spring Art Show First Place Winners

Best Watercolor

“Fond Memory of the Departed”  

by Mary Lou Charles 

In memory of James & Agnes Robbins

Best Oil/Acrylic

“Deerlick Farm”  

by Mark Tollner 

Sponsored by River Muse Art Gallery & Studio

Best Pastel

“Garden Show Under the Oaks”  

by Stephen Yaussi 

Sponsored by Guy Tefft Construction, Inc. 

Best Photography


by Richard Sherry 

Sponsored by R-19 Band

Best Drawing/Digital Art

“Laundry Basket”

by Peter J. Strife 

Sponsored by AANNY

Best 3-D, Mixed Media, Etc.

“Morning Gossip”

by Theresa Mehaffy 

Sponsored by Payroll by McWiz

Outstanding North Country Theme


by Richard Sherry 

Sponsored by Focal Point Custom Framing

YOUTH Division

Adalyne Jareo 

Sponsored by The Little Barn Bulk Foods