Kate Turek-Frissora
Art Work

Art show will feature women artists

Staff report


The 32nd Annual Women Artists: A Celebration! will feature 146 pieces of art by 68 artists. The show is sponsored by YWCA of Youngstown.

The pieces are original and include paintings, drawings, photography, sculptures, fiber works and ceramics.

A preview party will take place at 7 p.m. June 21 at the YWCA, 25 W. Rayen Ave. About $1,000 in prizes will be awarded.

The exhibit will be open for public viewing from noon to 4 p.m. June 21 through July 18, except for July 4, 5 and Sundays. It will be open Sunday, July 13.

David Shapira, a Niles pianist, will perform from 5 to 6:30 p.m. June 26, and Brenda Myers Cohen, a Girard freelance artist, will conduct a collage workshop from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 10. There is a $10 materials fee for the workshop, and registration is required by July 7. The gallery will be open for viewing during these events.

A youth art minicamp will take place from 9 a.m. to noon June 16 through 20, and it will end with a showcase party June 20.

Juror for the show is Edie Davidson, art department leader/art teacher at Boardman High School and art department adjunct of Youngstown State University. Cheryl Deibel and Kathryn Infante are co-chairwomen of the event, and Home Savings Charitable Foundation is the corporate sponsor.

For information, call the YWCA at 330-746-6361.

Artists who are participating follow:

Ashtabula: Karen Borkes

Austintown: Lindsay Koontz, Lynn Parry, Elise McKeown Skolnick

Avon Lake: Sharon Dundee

Beachwood: Barbara Breen

Boardman: Kathryn Antal, Carol Conatser, Cynthia Tackett

Brookfield: Danielle Brant

Burghill: Gail Trunick

Campbell: Diane Beatty

Canfield: Jill Lewis-Bolash, Suzanne Brown, Cheryl Eddie Deibel, Diane Drapcho, Susan K. Jacobs, Nikki Mehle, Mandy Maloney Richmond, Lana VanAuker, Noreen Yazvac

Cleveland: Judith Brandon

Columbiana: Nancy Hawkins, Rebecca Hawkins

Cortland: Kay Bohren, Beth Ensign, Carolyn Dixon Hrusovsky, Susan Jacobs

Fredonia, Pa.: Kate Turek-Frissora

Girard: Brenda Myers Cohen, Carol Gallo, Paula Smith, Janice Stevens

Hinckley, Ohio: Diane Pribojan

Hubbard: Mary Lou Alexander, Karen Nelson, Susan Russo, Heather Seno

Hudson, Ohio: J. Mikolajczyk

Kinsman: Shirley A. McElhaney

New Wilmington, Pa.: Lotte Herwig-Erhardt

Niles: Lauren Thompson

North Jackson: Jo Ann Buzulencia, Joyce L. Gottron

Poland: Suzanne Anzellotti, Margarita Bailey, Maryann Cox-Limmer, Ann Madej

Sandy Lake, Pa.: Rachel Griffin

Struthers: Elizabeth A. Ford

Thompson, Ohio: Kathy Sabbath Oravecz

Vienna: Gabriele Calior

Warren: Marie Dippolito, Karen Fry, Jeannie Gordon, Rochelle Krok, Alice Tomko

West Farmington: Lori Caldwell

Youngstown: Nancy Barnes, Dottie Bodnar, Virginia Banks-Bright, Daisy J. Corso, Mary Kay D’Isa, Heidi Garwig, Kathryn Infante, Sara Oliver, Liz Bulkley Testa, Marianne Whitehouse