LPCA Open Juried Art Show

Now showing through November 5th, 2022

Join the LPCA as we celebrate the talents of our regional artists.

The LPCA is proud to showcase the art of the region and beyond in the Annual Open Juried Art Exhibition. This LPCA tradition will feature a variety of paintings, drawings, sculpture, assemblage and photographs. Artists are welcome to submit work in any style, genre, or subject matter – we're looking to highlight the best that an artist has to offer and celebrate the talent that lies in and around New York's North Country and beyond.

Important Dates

Thursday, September 15, 2022  - Opening Reception from 5-7pm.

Saturday, November 5, 2022 - Exhibition concludes. 

Thursday, November 10 - Saturday, November 12, 2022 - 

Artists should make arrangements to pick up work during our gallery hours Thursday, November 10 Saturday, November 12 from 1 pm to 5 pm. If you are unable to make the pick- up dates, contact Anya Villeneuve at (518) 532-2512 ext. 1000 or email [email protected] to arrange for an alternate pick-up date.

Unclaimed works remaining past the pickup dates are subject to a $1 per piece per day storage fee.


Marissa Hernandez grew up in Northern California and started her life in a dance studio. She studied ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop and belly dance until she found modern dance in college. From there she spent 15 years as a company dancer, associate choreographer and studio manager for The Movement Alliance Dance Theatre Company. She eventually found her way to creating the Bow-tie Beauties Burlesque Troupe and joined the Beyond Fire Tribe, a fire performance collective, where she met her husband, singer-songwriter-artist-farmer; Jeffrey Wanzer Dupra. Marissa has worked for several non-profit organizations including The Center for the Arts, Grass Valley Downtown Association and the Miners Foundry in Nevada City. In 2014 she became ITT Pilates certified and managed the Center of Movement Functional Fitness studio until 2019. Marissa has produced many types of events including but not limited to street fairs, concerts, dance performances and theater productions. In the summer of 2019 Marissa, her husband and two kids relocated to northern new york and now reside in the Adirondack Park. She owns, with her husband, Little Big Farm in Sugar Bush, teaches dance at The Dance Sanctuary in Saranac Lake and is the newly appointed Executive Director of BluSeed Studios a community arts center also in Saranac Lake. She has been at BluSeed since May of 2020. 

From a young age, Emily Lauren Martin knew she wanted to be a professional photographer. She started her business, Emily Lauren Photography, at 17 years old, capturing weddings and precious moments for friends and family. After graduating from Tupper Lake High School in 2011, she began her creative journey at Herkimer college studying graphic design, film development, photographic technology, and fashion illustration. upon receiving her associates degree in 2013 she honed her skills and talents shooting weddings, photo sessions and creating her own form of photography utilizing Photo Shop and other mediums. she did this all while working a variety of full time jobs. the global pandemic was a turning point for Emily and her business offering her the opportunity to take her business and craft to next level. During lock down she was able to make her passion into a full time, lucrative career. now, almost 3 years later, Emily is booking well into the future and proving all those wrong who think that a career in the arts in unobtainable. She currently resides in Tupper Lake, NY with her husband Jay and loyal golden retriever, Arlo.

Accepted Artists

Congratulations to the following artists, whose work was selected to be a part of the exhibition.

A New Day Has Begun - William Crosby

Adirondack Black Bass I - Stephen DiCerbo

Adk Midnight Skinny Dippers - Nip Rogers (Second Place)

Ag-Grid Engagement - Peter Seward

All Paths Lead to the Garden - Maria DeAngelo

Angel Wings - Suzanne Hokanson

Autumn Time- Douglas Wooster

Backlite - Judy Guglielmo

Birches and Columbine - Noah Bonesteel

Black Seabass Trio I - Stephen DiCerbo

Bog View - Barry Lobdell

Bridge Over Water - Nip Rogers

Dancing Trees - Judy Guglielmo

Dragonfly - Cindi Handy

Dreamscape I - M. Lisa Minnich

Drops - Joyce Hanson

Early Sun - Joyce Hanson

Earth Angel - Holly Friesen

Evening on the Marsh - Noah Bonesteel

Fall Hay - Mark Gibson

Fireworks - Tabetha Patnode

Flight - William Crosby

Flower Girl, Essex NY - Todd August

Flux - Kailey Maher

Forest Light - Noah Bonesteel

Girl at Window with Embroidery - Rachael Kmack

Girl at Window with Flowers - Rachael Kmack

Grand Canyon Yellowstone - Nancy Thun

Harbinger - Mark Holden

Hay Barn Door: It's the Season - William Evans

Hello Sunshine - Gail DeAngelo

Home Coming - Hsiao-Pei Yang

Illuminating Wave - Marie Cogar

In an Old Barn - Mark Gibson

Keene Peak Season - Vera Doumanoff

Learned Farm "Red Leaves, White Door" - Charles Atwood King

Leaves - Anne Heinz

Life - Phil Merlino

Lilies - Mary Woodcock Johnson

Lupine and Aspen - Noah Bonesteel

Memory From the Spring - Hsiao-Pei Yang

Mind Machine - Anastasia Osolin

Moulin Rouge - Sylva Gaspar

Murmuration - Kailey Maher

Nebulous (Schroon Lake Ice) - Phil Merlino

Old Colorado Farm House - Barry Lobdell

Opened Blossom - Marie Engles

Over the Hills - Holly Friesen

Pike and Perch I - Stephen DiCerbo

Queen Anne's Lace - Carol Backus

Ragged Falls - Holly Friesen

Recovery - Steven Cobb

Reflected Glory - Mary Woodcock Johnson

River Run - Nip Rogers

Road Home - Nip Rogers

Seeking Equilibrium - William Evans

Sentience of Time - Kailey Maher (Third Place)

Sentry - Mark Holden

Shades of Winter Sunshine - Vera Doumanoff

Silk Road - Sylva Gaspar

Spring Spate -Katie Langford

Steam - Anastasia Osolin

Summit Steward - Katie Langford

Swarm - Mark Holden

The Embrace - Phil Gallos

The Fallen - Janet Marie Yeates

The Flower Field - Hsiao-Pei Yang

The Open Door - Gail DeAngelo

Torso Partially Submerged - Phil Gallos

Trick or Treating with Harry Houdini - Bosco McKinney (First Place)

Undine - Phil Gallos

Uninvited Guests II - Mary Woodcock Johnson

Untitled - Jeffrey Wanzer Dupra

Vacancy - Mary Woodcock Johnson

Vingo - Nancy Brossard

Where Trout Live - Steven Cobb

Wildflower Garden Stand - Marie Cogar

Wildflowers - Eleanor Sweeney

Winter Sneaks In - Mary Bland

Winter's Coming on Little Whiteface - Vera Doumanoff

Zigzagination - Christopher Fields


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Thursday 9/15/2022 - Saturday 11/5/2022
At Door: Free
Featured Sponsor: Adirondack Premier Properties

Gallery @ LPCA programming is generously sponsored by Adirondack Premier Properties.

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The Lake Placid Center for the Arts is a year-round performing and visual Arts Facility.  Located in the Adirondack Park of Northern New York, the LPCA consistently presents arts of the highest caliber in music, dance and theatre performances, film exhibitions and visual arts presentations. 

In addition, the Arts Center provides special arts-in education programs, workshops and residencies for aspiring and renowned artists.

The Arts Center is the home of the Lake Placid School of Ballet, LPCA Children's Theatre, Community Theatre Players, as well as the Summer home of the Lake Placid Sinfonietta.

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