Congratulations to all our raffle winners! Names were announced last night at our 25th anniversary show opening.
1. Ileen Kaplan- Laurie Snyder
2. Diane Newton-Alissa Newton
3. Eva Capobianco- SteveGoggi
4. Carol Ast- Alice Wu
5. Ethel Vrana- Sue Watkins
6. Margaret Reed-Glenna Krapohl
7. David Watkins- Gail Shapiro
8. Daniel McPheeters-Jean Johnston
9. Stan Bowman-Steve Koman
10. Jan Kather-Gabriel Clandorf
11. Jim Spitznagel-Mary Kane
12. Frances Fawcett-Lucille Gagliando
13. Sheryl Sinkow-Martha Frommelt
14. Janet Sherman-Arthur Whitman
15. Barbara Mink-Nancy Melina
16. Shirley Hogg-Lisa Clemmons
17. Margaret Nelson- John Spence
18. Patty Porter- Alice Wu
19. Mary Ann Bowman- Janet Stevens
20. Stephan Phillips- Lois Rutt
21. Leslie Brill- Jeanne Coffin and Don Lusaidi
22. Connie Zehr- Amy Newman
In celebration of its 25th anniversary, State of the Art Gallery partnerEd with Ithaca’s Fine Arts Booster Group in a fundraising raffle. State of the Art member artists donated original artwork (see images below) for the raffle and 20% of the money raised will go to the Fine Arts Booster Group, an affiliate of IPEI, the Ithaca Public Education Initiative, to support arts in the schools.
The gallery has a history of educational efforts in the arts and this year, in particular, wants to reach out to the community. FABG, established in 2001, serves all of the arts and all of the schools in the Ithaca City School District. It supports district programs and staff and advocates for increased student access, participation, and equity in the arts programs.
Recognizing twenty-five successful years as a cooperative art gallery in Ithaca, State of the Art artists see this as an opportunity not only to raise money for gallery maintenance, but to also encourage and help support Fine Arts programs in the schools.