Press Release - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Janet G. Erway
Cooperstown Art Association
22 Main Street
Cooperstown, New York 13326
August 10, 2011
CAA Names Art Scholarship Winners
The Cooperstown Art Association is proud to announce that Alexis Lanza of Gilbertsville – Mt. Upton Central School and Izzy Owen of Worcester Central School are the two recipients of the 2011 Cooperstown Art Association Scholarship Award. The Cooperstown Art Association award is given annually to one or two seniors who plan on pursuing art at the college level and who will graduate from any Otsego County or Clark Scholarship eligible school district.
Lanza and Owen were selected from a field of six students representing 5 different area high schools to receive this prestigious college scholarship in the amount of $300 each. Alexis Lanza will continue her art education in the fall, attending the Parks School of Communication for film, photography and visual arts at Ithaca College. Izzy Owen will be attending Syracuse University, majoring in photography.
Artwork by both Alexis and Izzy is on display in the hallway exhibit case of the CAA in conjunction with the 76th Annual National Juried Exhibition. The National and Alexandra’s work will be on display through August 19 and are not to be missed!
The Cooperstown Art Association galleries are located in the Village Library Building, 22 Main Street, diagonally across the street from the Baseball Hall of Fame. Gallery Hours are Mon.-Sat. 11-4 and Sunday 1-4. Call (607) 547-9777 for more information or visit our website at www.cooperstownart.com
Artwork by Scholarship Award Winners, Alexis Lanza and Izzy Owen on display
through August 19th at the Cooperstown Art Association.
-- Janet G. Erway, Director Cory Anne Sharer, Assistant Director Cooperstown Art Association 22 Main Street Cooperstown, NY 13326 (607) 547-9777 (607)547-1187 fax firstname.lastname@example.org www.cooperstownart.com