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& Small Works Sale!


Happy Holidays! We welcome everyone to enjoy the art at the Colonie Art League 2023 Holiday Show.


The show is now open at the William K. Sanford Town Library in Colonie, NY during the month of December. Over 80 members submitted one (1) piece of artwork for the Holiday Show and up to two (2) Small Works for sale in the lobby. Please contact the library  at 518-458-9274 for open gallery hours before heading to the show.


Sunday, December 3 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm


*Introducing our judge for the 2023 Holiday Show

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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Exhibit Awards & Categories

We will award 1st, 2nd, 3rd place awards and one Honorable Mention for each category listed below: (The number of Honorable Mentions will be determined by the number of entries received and at the discretion of the show chairs).

Paint on Canvas including oil, acrylics, and water media (any medium used in an aqueous manner)

Paint on Paper including oil, acrylics, and water media

Pastel on paper or board

Other (including – drawings (pen/ink, charcoal, pencil/graphite, colored pencil, markers), collage, mixed media (2 or more media), encaustic, photography, digital photography (all forms of digital including manipulated), and traditional printmaking (limited edition of 10, hand-pulled original prints only).

Emerging Artist Anyone who has never received an award from CAL or any other art organization for any show or exhibit. (Awards include; best in show, first, second or third prize, honorable mention or any other competitive recognition).

We filled the entrance hall to the library gallery with small works for immediate sale. These sale items are in addition to your one entry to the show and will not be judged. This artwork will be clearly marked with price and artist contact information for making purchasing arrangements.

Maximum price: $75


Feel free to contact the exhibit Co-Chairs with any questions.


Lee York:


Pam Agan-Smith: 

One more thing...

Original Cards and Bookmark Creations for Sale.

It has been a tradition for the Colonie Art League to support the William K. Sanford Town Library by donating handmade cards and bookmarks with original artwork for sale on their Holiday Tree. Please visit the information desk at the library for more information.

Thank you!


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