It’s the Most Wonderful Time of Year!


It's time once again for the Colonie Art League
Holiday Show & Small Works Sale.
We are excited to keep our wonderful members engaged in art during this period of time when physical distancing hinders many from in-person local exhibits, so we are virtual once more. Join our incredibly talented fellow artists in this amazing annual event.

This site will be on display until January 31, 2022.
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Happy Holidays from all of us at the Colonie Art League.

Colonie Art League Members entered (1) original 2-dimensional piece (any size) that was completed within the last three years and not shown in a previous CAL exhibition. Many of the pieces are also available to purchase. Interested buyers will need to contact the artist directly to purchase and arrange pickup. Click here to view the list of participating artists.


Winners of the Holiday Show Announced

Our Emerging Artist Winner is Carolyn Kowsky-O'Donnell for her painting
2. Reflection of Cape Cod.

(Emerging Artist is an artist who has never won an award before in the Colonie Art League or other outside art organization) Emerging Artists are indicated with an asterisk next to their name (ex. John Smith*).

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Judge's Circle

Best in Show 6. Frozen Soap Bubble by Marthanne Linacre

1st Place 2. I Know Why the Caged Rooster Crows by Pam Agan-Smith

2nd Place 16. Old Faithful by Ruth Crotty

3rd Place 10. The Ultimate Selfie by Robert Francis Whelan

Paint on Canvas

1st Place 4. Invite to Seagull Beach by Susan Trottier

2nd Place 14. Serenity by Katie Rooney

3rd Place 13. Moonstone Beach by Karen Woodin

Honorable Mention 15. Apple Trees by Ned Lacy


Paint on Paper

1st Place 17. Shadowboxing Sally Lightfoot by Timothy Lederach

2nd Place 15. Wooded Path by Nancy Steckel

3rd Place 6. Irises by Paula Haavind

Honorable Mention 14. Summer Wishes by Giner Lafreniere



1st Place 3. Touhey Preserve by Jacqueline Smith

2nd Place 4. My Cali Girl by Anna Stoliker

3rd Place 7. Aura Blue by Chick Owens

Honorable Mention 5. Falling Water by Meggie Carson


1st Place 5. Poetess by Lynda Spielman

2nd Place 8. Breakthrough by Mary Ann Van Alstyne

3rd Place 1. Stark by Lorenz M. Worden

Honorable Mention 10. Eco-Birches by Rose Knightly


Meet the Judge for our Holiday Show

William Fillmore

William Fillmore is the Assistant Professor of Art and Extended Media in the Department of Visual and Performing Arts at Russell Sage College. Billy was born and raised in Southern California. He received his Bachelor in Business Administration in 2005, but then followed his passion and earned a MFA in Sculpture in 2013 from Indiana University. He has participated in many Artist in Residence programs. His current position affords him the opportunity to work in multiple sculptural disciplines in the tradition of object making.

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Paint on Canvas


Paint on Paper







Looking for that unique gift for family or friends? Artwork makes a great gift! Colonie Art League Members are offering these great small pieces (all at a finished size of 12x12 or smaller at $75 or less). Interested buyers will need to contact the artist directly to purchase and arrange pickup.