The weekend of September 8 – 10, 2017, saw the Art Center host its inaugural Members Art Show & Collectors Weekend. The three-day event celebrated the Center’s members and their artwork with a public exhibition and sale. The Friday night opening event featured several members receiving awards for their submitted work. Juror Nany Ori. a respected corporate photographer, fine art exhibitor, and caring teacher awarded the following prizes.
- Marian Anderson Memorial Award for Portraiture: Barbara Beeman
- Martha Barns Memorial for Ceramics: Rhoda Roper
- Martha Venturo Award for Landscape: Sally Abbott
- Curtis Hillyer Memorial Award for Watercolor: Jill Crouch
- J. Jurgen Tieck Memorial Award for Photography: Charlann Meluso
- Emeriti Award: Isabella Pizzano
- Marylou Hillyer Award: Jill Kerwick
The following artists also received Honorable Mentions:
- Neela Pashparaj
- Linda Jacobs
- Marilyn Pfaltz
- Denise Cocchiaro
- Jennifer Markovitz
- Miron Abramovici
The Art Center will host another juried pop-up show for members April 2018.