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2021 Holiay Show

Happy Holidays from all of us at the Colonie Art League.

Colonie Art League Members entered (1) original 2-dimensional piece 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.

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Meet the Judge for our Holiday Show
Theresa Somaio

Theresa Somaio has over 30+ years experience as an artist and art educator. She teaches oil, watercolor and pastel painting classes throughout the region.

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Holiday Show Award Winners

Click on the name of the winner in each category to view their art or scroll down below the categories to view the entire gallery. Click on any image in the gallery to view larger.

Paint on Canvas

1st Place 51. Lady in Café B & N by Orhan Alpaslan

2nd Place 24. Snow Light by Ned Lacy

3rd Place 30. Gilded Age by Margaret Carrick

Honorable Mention 52. Joyful by Barb Lennox

Honorable Mention 44. Happy Hour by Ruth Crotty


Paint on Paper

1st Place 29. Fisher’s Hill, Circa 1947 by H. Andrew Fricke

2nd Place 1. Night Cruise in Budapest by Timothy Lederach

3rd Place 69. Icy Shadows at Octaparagon II by Eden Hart

Honorable Mention 67. Fall Greetings by Paula Haavind



1st Place 25. Give Me the Bleat Boys and Save My Soul by Pam Agan-Smith

2nd Place 74. Apricity by Criss Macaione-Bilodeau

3rd Place 21. Old Paths, Discovery Park,Seattle by Susan G.Trottier


1st Place 8. #85 Rays by Sharlene Vanderbilt

2nd Place 50. Kepler 421-B  Holiday Tree by Laurel Petersen

3rd Place 13. Owl is Well by Ann Dusza

Honorable Mention 42. Silent Moon by Chick Owens

Emerging Artist

1st Place 49. Tumbling by Erin Shoudy

2nd Place 27. Seascape Drama: Sunset by Trudi Jacobson

3rd Place 88. Up Up and Away by John Tobison

Honorable Mention 23. Green and Gold by Janine Gibson

(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 in the online gallery (ex. John Smith*).


2021 Paint on Canvas

Happy Holidays!
Thank you for your continued support.

Show Co-Chairs
Pam Agan-Smith
Lee York


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