On April 6 the Arts Award Committee Chair, Barbara Monohan, the Board of Directors of ArtsWestchester and colleagues, friends, and families gathered at Brae Burn Country Club in Purchase, New York for a luncheon to celebrate the accomplishments and contributions of the 2022 Arts Award honorees!

2022 Arts Award Honorees

ARTIST AWARD


Joanie Madden

 

Nationally recognized whistle player and founder of acclaimed Irish performing group, Cherish The Ladies.

ARTS ORGANIZATION AWARD


Lyndhurst Mansion

A site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation

A Westchester historic treasure, with newly enhanced grounds, exhibitions, music and theater programs.

COMMUNITY AWARD

Juneteenth Committee

**Haverstraw, Irvington, Mount Vernon, Peekskill,
White Plains, Yonkers**

Six communities where Juneteenth celebrations have flourished, particularly this first year as a national holiday.

SOPHIA ABELES ARTS
EDUCATION AWARD


Steffi Nossen Dance Foundation

 

A school of dance that offers broad education programs throughout Westchester for preschoolers through adults,
including people with disabilities.

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LARRY SALLEY
PHOTOGRAPHY AWARD


Lori Adams

 

Established in 2018 by ArtsWestchester, the African American Men of Westchester and the Salley family to celebrate the life and artistic achievements of Lawrence “Larry” C. Salley, an active member of the Westchester community.

EMILY & EUGENE GRANT
ARTS PATRON AWARD


Livia and Marc Straus

 

A dynamic couple and avid collectors whose passion for contemporary art led to the establishment of Hudson Valley MOCA (formerly the Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art) in Peekskill.

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